THE PHOENICIAN HOSTS RARE EXHIBITIONS FROM GREECE’S BENAKI MUSEUM, FEBRUARY 18-20, 2016; EVENT COMPLIMENTARY TO RESORT GUESTS, GENERAL PUBLIC

WHAT: As part of the 25th Annual Leadership 100 Conference – advancing Orthodoxy and Hellenism in America — the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece, will present three extraordinary exhibits for viewing by Phoenician guests and the general public.

The exhibits include:

  • Hellenism at a Glance: The Benaki Museum – 60 replicas from its priceless collection that define Greek history and art from pre-historic times to present
  • Athens 1896: The First Modern Olympic Games – one of just six photo albums created by the games’ official photographer, Albert Meyer, never before seen in the United States nor displayed in public; larger reproductions of the images will also be presented
  • Saint Nicholas at Ground Zero – a pictorial representation of the breathtaking icon the Benaki Museum is gifting to the Church of Saint Nicholas at Ground Zero in New York City, which is currently being rebuilt; this piece has been created following the exact technique used by Orthodox monks in Byzantium

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. – Thursday, February 18, and Friday, February 19, 2016
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Saturday, February 20, 2016

WHERE: Juniper and Mesquite Meeting Rooms at The Phoenician

Complimentary to resort guests and the general public

MEDIA CONTACT: Denise Seomin, Director of Public Relations