The muses dance today for the release of The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work by Alex Pattakos and Elaine Dundon. The OPA! Way is a modern day classic. It reveals the secret to finding meaning, purpose and ultimately, joy in life by following the wisdom of ancient Greeks, their mythology, philosophy … Continue reading
The International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) officially recognized the Ottoman Greek Genocide as genocide in 2007, almost one hundred years later. Continue reading
What is the role of private industry and the public in the discovery, preservation and protection of cultural heritage? American archeologist Stephen Miller who as been working in Greece for the last 40 years, released a storm in a Time magazine article “Can Privatization Save the Treasures of Ancient Greece”. Noted in Time magazine with the following: … Continue reading
Imagine the spark that creates a pearl. Several conversations over coffee and on Twitter between authors, entrepreneurs and investors on the global economy and Greece, sparked an idea. In fact, a challenge: why not have a Greek dinner around the world to share and promote Greek culture, heritage and the arts through the most tempting dimension … Continue reading
Imagine a special dinner with all of your friends from around the world. With a few Tweets, an idea and then a ‘yes’, why not? We don’t need to be in the same city to have a dinner party. Everyone is invited on January 15th for a Greek dinner with friends, family and even some new … Continue reading
Imagine someone whispering to you the secret to a good life, rewarding beyond your imagination. This whisper comes through cinematographer and film director Panayloti Yannitsos in his short film, Kiveri. The film opens with a radiant rising sun illuminating the small village of Kiveri on the bay of Argos, less than two hours from Athens. White … Continue reading
The Wisdom of the Gods video was presented at the Colloquy 2013 the Parthenon an Icon of Global Citizenship in Sydney, Australia. The story of the Acropolis is a masterpiece about life, showing that we are always seeking higher knowledge and wisdom and the ever present challenges. It also reveals the dynamic that when we … Continue reading
Katie Aliferis evokes the spirit of Calliope, the muse of poetry, in her true form with beauty, elegance and powerful words woven together to entice emotions of longing and the courage of the most courageous warrior. A poet in San Francisco, Aliferis is inspired by the spirits of the ancients and her Greek heritage. Her ancestors … Continue reading
Imagine if art could talk.
With the depth and insights of a wise elder, Dennis Menos gives voice to Karyatis, the lone Caryatid statute standing quietly in the British Musuem to Sophie, an art student in his latest book, Purview: Her View, Eye Witness to History. Continue reading
Interested in a unique authentic learning vacation in a small Greek village surrounded by olive trees, history and culture?
Cultural heritage professionals are joining to learn best practices, techniques and share expertise at the DIADRASIS seminar in Gatzea, Pellon, Greece – approximately four – five hours outside of Athens along the coastline – at the Olive Musuem for a long weekend in August and again for a week longer session in September. Continue reading