Museum of Typography at the international conference at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, 28/11/2016
The importance of communication and extroversion for the Greek and European museums was the most stressed subject at the conference that held Monday, November 28 at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece.
The conference, entitled "rewarding innovative and novel museums in Europe by the organisation European Museum Forum, Awards EMYA 2016. The Greek and International Experience" held in the auditorium of the archaeological museum of Athens. Amongst the participants were museologists, scientists and museums specialists, who exchanged ideas and opinions, of the subject of the museums at the new era.
The "Museum of Typography John and Helen Garedakis", which for 2016 had the honorary nomination for "European Museum of the Year" actively participated in the workshop, together with representatives of museums from all over Greece and Europe. Director, Elia Koumi, spoke about the importance of the Museum of Typography, and its double significance -as exhibition place but also as a cultural place where important cultural events are organised. She also talked about the museum' s uniqueness, and this year's experience participating at the EMYA awards 2016. At the same time, she made reference to the vision and plans of the founder and President of the Museum of Typography, Giannis Garedakis, for the future.
The conference was held to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece.