04 JULY 2017 / The Centre des Monuments Nationaux presents the exhibition “Pytheas of Massalia”, with the SNF support.

On Friday, June 7th, the “Centre des Monuments Nationaux will inaugurate the exhibition “Pytheas of Massalia” which intend to highlight the life and work of the Greek astronomer and explorer Pytheas at the Greek property Villa Kerylos in Beaulieu-sur-Mer.

This unique exhibition, which is partially supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, will be open for the public until August 27th and will include specific panels, tactile screen with interactive animation as also a wooden model of Pytheas’ ship. 

The Centre des Monuments Nationaux which belongs to the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, manages nearly 100 national monuments and has among others an important educational role. For this reason, in the framework of this exhibition, various workshops and activities will take place for more than 500 students.