“Olympic Games 1896” Photographic Exhibition

The Benaki Museum, Athens International Airport and Costa Navarino proudly present the intriguing photographic exhibition “Olympic Games 1896: The historical photographs of Albert Mayer from the Benaki Museum Collection through the eyes of Eva Nathena”, on the occasion of this year’s Olympics and 120 years since the revival of the ancient Games.

The exhibition will take visitors on a digital journey back in time to the first modern Olympic Games in Athens, showcasing rare original photographs from the album of photographer Albert Meyer which are kept in the Benaki Museum Historical Archives. Artist Eva Nathena is the curator of the exhibition, with video art and music by Angelos Papadopoulos and George Poulios.

The exhibition will run from 27 April tο 30 November at Costa Navarino and from 16 May to 16 September at Athens International Airport. This partnership highlights Costa Navarino’s commitment to promote history, art and sports from ancient times to the present.