A diplomat, writer, philosopher, visionary, and revolutionary, Ion Dragoumis (1878–1920) is now a legendary figure in the Greek imagination because of his untimely death. On July 31, 1920, Dragoumis was killed in cold blood by political adversaries and drew his last breath on Kifisias Avenue, not far from the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
To commemorate the centenary of Dragoumis’ assassination, the ASCSA Archives has organized a major exhibition, titled.” For the first time, rare documents and photos from Dragoumis’ personal papers will be showcased to the public. This rich family archive was donated to the American School in 1959 by Dragoumis’ brother Philippos
Curation: Natalia Vogeikoff – Brogan, Leda Costaki, Eleutheria Daleziou, Natasha Lemos, Alexis Malliaris.
The exhibition will be availabe to the public for 3 months.
15.10.2020 – 15.01.2021
Wednesday & Friday: 11:00 – 16:00
Thursday: 16:00 – 20:00
Saturday: 12:00 – 17:00
In compliance with recent goverment regulations regarding COVID-19, a maximum number of 9 people are allowed in the exhibition hall at one time. Priority number will be handed to you upon arrival.
Use of protective mask is required to enter the exhibition as well as keeping a distance of 2m.
The exhibition is housed at the newlly constructed exhibition spare of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, name “Ioannis Makryiannis Wing”. You can get here using, the metro (Evangelismos Station), by bus or taxi.
Ioannis Makryiannis Wing
Souidias 61, Athens 10676
Photo © ASCSA Archives