Lecture from the series “Trip to Greece” organized by the Art Tranfser Foundation.
Olympia is a huge Panhellenic sanctuary rich in remains of monuments from different eras. It is here that the ancient sports games were organized since 776 BC. There was also the statue of Zeus by Phidias, measuring 12.5 meters in height, counted among the 7 ancient wonders of the world.
Presenter: Katarzyna Wesołowska-Eisl – art historian, museum educator. For many years deputy head of the Education Department of the National Museum in Warsaw. Author of educational programs for temporary and permanent exhibitions of the museum. She conducted series of lectures on history of art in numerous cultural institutions. She spent the last few years with her family in Greece and the Netherlands, where she taught a series of art and art history classes at the German International School in The Hague. She has been living in Vienna for two years. Her passion is exploring cities and museums, learning about new cultures, and popularizing art through lectures and workshops.