In the framework of the exhibition And what is left of the rose, is only the name, the symposium ”Space, Language and the Responsibility of the Artist” is to take place at the Melina Merkouri Hall on March 26, 2018.
On the 5th of May, 2018, the Zampelas Art Museum presents a Voice and Piano Recital entitled “20th&21st Century Art songs” with Music of Jonathan Dove, Benjamin Britten and Roger Quilter. Myria Ioannou (soprano), Stelios Georgiou (tenor) and Plotinos Micromatis (piano) will be performing a wonderful collection of English Art songs of the 20th and 21st century, which are unknown to the Cyprus audience. Music and Lyrics explore romantic, lustful and erotic desires.
Myria Ioannou - Soprano
Origami is fun, creative and amazing! Discover the joy of folding paper with origami artist, Mr. Dimmis Petrides as he teaches you how simple squares of colored paper will magically transform into almost anything!
Adult Workshop Breakdown:
During the three two-hour lessons, the participants will learn about the history of paper and the art of origami.
Day 1: Participants will learn about the history of paper and the art of origami and will then proceed to make the first part of the composition which will introduce the participants to basic paper folds.
For children and young people up to 17 years: 11:00-13:00
For adults aged 18 years and over: 16:00-18:00
The price includes:
- Short Introduction to clay techniques
- Beverage (coffee, tea, juice)
- Entry to the Museum's Permanent Collection
- Materials and tools for the workshop
- Guidance and supervision of the sculptor Barbara Georgiou
Optional extra options:
- Painting workshop of the hearts that we will make Saturday 9/2/13.
Monday, February 11 Time 18:00 to 20:00
By Barbara George
Price € 10
On the last day of the UNSEEN VIEWS periodical exhibition, Wednesday, 28 February 2018, at 6:30pm, the Zampelas Art Museum invites you to a walk-in tour with architect Haris Solomou and photographer Stelios Paphitis.
The architect will share his experiences and thoughts around the theme of Architectural Photography. Besides, the photographer Stelios Paphitis, discussing with the architect the intentions around the title of his exhibition, will comment on the exhibiting photographs, both in Cyprus and abroad.
A workshop inspired by the temporary exhibition Livres d 'Artistes: Book Art in Cyprus since the 1960’s. Artists' books possess a variety of styles and forms of which participants are encouraged to contemplate how they would like to approach this vast art medium. After going through the current exhibition spaces we will discuss and consider ways of applying ideas and techniques. Participants can bring a personal book along with them which they wish to alter and reinvent.
A workshop to learn one of the basic techniques of Japanese bookbinding (Tortoise Stich) through the traditional method of using soft materials for the front and back covers of the book. The workshop will refer to the historical background of this bookbinding. The materials as well as the necessary equipment (binding bones, threads, ruler, paper, cardboard, etc.) will be provided to the participants. Prior knowledge of book binding is not required to attend the workshop. Participants will create their own handmade books with soft cover (heavy paper).
Make your own fabric flower inspired by the artist Glyn Hughes and his work Dowry Chest under Stress, which is on view in the permanent collection of the Museum, with the help of fashion designer and doll maker George Lash. Children and adults can watch and co-create with the designer himself. Each flower key ring will be made out of cotton fabric and will be filled with cotton wool and scented local herbs. Following this, they will be painted and decorated by hand in your own imaginative designs and patterns.
George Lash (Lash Dolls) will show the intrested adults and their children how to make a Christmas tree cushion with abstract specifications. The trees will be made with cotton fabric and will be filled with synthetic cotton. Then, they will be painted and decorated by hand with buttons, beads and bells, creating festive compositions!