Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, City of Zeus
Curated by Dimitrios Pandermalis, president of the Acropolis Museum and director of the excavations at Dion since 1973, Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, City of Zeus offers public access to Dion’s daily, cultural, and religious life. These works, never before seen in the USA, are a selection from the thousands of artifacts that have been unearthed at the site in the course of forty years of systematic and scientific archaeological excavation. Images and videos of the city’s ruins and natural landscapes will immerse the visitor in the natural backdrop of the artifacts, and bring the ancient city of Dion to life. The exhibition is accompanied by public programs for all ages and interests.
Hours of Operation
Monday to Saturday:
10 am - 6 pm
10 am - 9 pm: late nights beginning Thursday, March 31/16
The exhibition is open to the public 11 am to 5 pm: April 17, May 15, June 5 (Family Sundays at Onassis)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1 pm
School and Group tours:
For full exhibition and public program details:
Gods and Mortals season news releaseGods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, city of Zeus
by Dr. Dimitrios Pandermalis, President of the Acropolis Museum, Athens and Director of Excavations at Dion on Mount Olympus
The exhibition Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, City of Zeus is organized by the Onassis Foundation USA and the Dion Excavations, in collaboration with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports Ephorate of Antiquities of Pieria.