Thematic exhibitions

Explore the stories that emerge through SearchCulture.gr collections.
Thematic Exhibitions are smaller or larger sets of records that tell a story, grouped thematically and conceptually. The thematic exhibitions highlight the range and variety of history, arts, archaeology, social and science topics that you can explore at SearchCulture.gr. By aggregating and semantically linking open access digital content from different Greek institutions, SearchCulture.gr offers a single search environment in the digital cultural public space.
3D representations of cultural heritage
3D representations of cultural heritage

3D models from SearchCulture digital collections

Ancient lamps
Ancient lamps

Lighting the ancient world

Athens
Athens

The city through photographs, artworks and poetry

Byzantine hymnography and Byzantine chant
Byzantine hymnography and Byzantine chant

A theology of beauty and poetry

Byzantine jewelry
Byzantine jewelry

The incomparable art of Byzantine jewelry

Cappadocia
Cappadocia

"The land of the pretty horses"

Caria
Caria

The ancient region of Caria in southwest Anatolia

Central Anatolia
Central Anatolia

Lycaonia, Phrygia, Pisidia, Galatia

Children's Portraits
Children's Portraits

Child Photography at the turn of the Century

Delphic Festivals
Delphic Festivals

An attempt to revive the Delphic Ideals

Dodecanese
Dodecanese

From minoan times till today

Embroidery
Embroidery

Traditional home crafts, textiles and embroidery

Feminism in Greece
Feminism in Greece

200 years of women's rights struggle in Greece

Greek Caverns
Greek Caverns

Caves form part of our rich natural heritage

Greek Customs: 190 years of history
Greek Customs: 190 years of history

The history of the modern Greek state through its’ customs service

Greek folk costumes
Greek folk costumes

A journey in folk Greek local costumes

Greek Industrial Heritage
Greek Industrial Heritage

Τransitioning from an agrarian society to a modern industrialized nation

Greek refugees after the Greco-Turkish War
Greek refugees after the Greco-Turkish War

Refugees from Asia Minor in Greece after the Greco-Turkish War

Greek War of Independence in art
Greek War of Independence in art

Τhe Greek War of Independence through works by Greek and philhellene artists of the 19th century.

 Heritage trades
Heritage trades

Peddlers and hawkers of the past

Ionia
Ionia

The eastern Aegean coast: Aiolis, Ionia, Doris

Karagiozis, shadow puppet theatre
Karagiozis, shadow puppet theatre

Shadow puppet theatre, an all time favorite folk tradition

Landscapes and folk tales from Thessaly
Landscapes and folk tales from Thessaly

An imaginary journey in the lowlands of Thessaly

Lycia, Pamphylia, Cilicia
Lycia, Pamphylia, Cilicia

The southern lands of Anatolia

Lydia
Lydia

Minting the first coins in the world

Macedonian architecture
Macedonian architecture

Traditional architecture of Macedonia 17th-19th c.

Mapping cultural heritage in Asia Minor
Mapping cultural heritage in Asia Minor

A map-based history of Anatolia

Maps and cartography
Maps and cartography

A collection of maps in SearchCulture

Mount Athos
Mount Athos

Exploring the "avaton"

Mythology
Mythology

Mythological iconography from antiquity to present day

Olfactory heritage
Olfactory heritage

Tracing the culture of smells

Olympic Games and Philosophy
Olympic Games and Philosophy

Olympic Memorabilia

People of Anatolia
People of Anatolia

Costumes and daily life in the Ottoman Empire from the 16th to the 20th century

Pontus
Pontus

Land of myths and heroes

Protests, demonstrations, marches
Protests, demonstrations, marches

A century of democratic disobedience through archival photographs, artworks and documents

Rebetiko
Rebetiko

The story of the Greek urban working class music

Seascape painting
Seascape painting

Seascapes and beaches in modern Greek painting

Sifnos
Sifnos

A map-based voyage to Sifnos

Stage and costume design in modern Greek theater
Stage and costume design in modern Greek theater

100 years of scenography in modern Greek theater

Stereoscopic photographs
Stereoscopic photographs

The first 3D images

Still-Life Paintings
Still-Life Paintings

The modest art form that hides a world of deeper meanings

The art of print making in modern Greece
The art of print making in modern Greece

The artists who shaped modern engraving in Greece

The Asia Minor Campaign
The Asia Minor Campaign

The 1921-1922 Greco-turkish war through photographs, maps and communications records

The Balkan Wars
The Balkan Wars

Prelude to the First World War

The Cretan School of Icon-Making
The Cretan School of Icon-Making

The Cretan Renaissance

The Generation of the '30s
The Generation of the '30s

Avant-Garde intellectuals of the Inter-War period

The Great Indoors
The Great Indoors

The poetics of indoor space in modern Greek painting

Theophrastos Sakellaridis
Theophrastos Sakellaridis

Discover the musical scores of the great composer of the Greek operetta

Thessaloniki, a multicultural metropolis
Thessaloniki, a multicultural metropolis

Discover 130 years spanning the end of the Ottoman Empire and its integration in the modern Greek state

The world of archaeological digs
The world of archaeological digs

100 years of archaeological excavations in Greece in photographs

Troad, Mysia, Bithynia
Troad, Mysia, Bithynia

North-west Asia Minor: Between two seas and two continents

UNESCO Greek World Heritage Sites
UNESCO Greek World Heritage Sites

Greek World Heritage Sites protected by UNESCO

Weaponry in the Greek War of Independence
Weaponry in the Greek War of Independence

An introduction in Greek Revolution Era weaponry

World War II Photography
World War II Photography

The War, German Occupation, Resistance, Liberation