Cyclades from 17th to 19th century
August 13 2002
Benaki Museum, Society of Dramatic Expression Aion and Municipality of Drymalia at Naxos organise an exhibition, under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Aegean, entitled Cyclades islands from the 17th to the 19th century. The exhibition is held at Bazaion Tower at Sagri.
This exhibition presents sumptuous embroideries from Naxos, Amorgos and Melos, a painted wooden Cycladic jewellery box and original engravings from the collections of the Benaki Museum, as well as objects from private collections.
The content of the exhibition accentuates the prolific composition of different cultural currents and the influences from the aesthetics of East and West on the Cyclades during the period of 17th -19th century.
Greek Ministry of Culture