Interactive history of the Olympic Games unveiled at the National Hellenic Museum

History comes alive at the National Hellenic Museum, where a new interactive book gives visitors a hands-on view of the Olympic Games from its ancient roots through its modern revival. Unveiled on Monday Aug. 9, during the Rio 2016 Games, the new digital device will be an exciting addition to the Museum’s exhibition Olympic Revival: The 1896 Olympic Games, which showcases images by Albert Meyer, the official photographer of the 1896 Olympic games, providing an intimate glimpse of the events and athletes. “The interactive book uses engaging photos and text to examine concepts of competition and excellence in ancient Greece and how the Olympics created unity within city-states,” said Rena Lee, Director of Museum Experience. “The book also explores the modern Olympics, the impact of the civil rights movement, women in sports, the Paralympics,

Comments are closed.

Sign up for the DADA Newsletter