Hidden Children in Occupied Greece

Press release

Hidden Children in Occupied Greece

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 Jan), the Jewish Museum of Greece presented the temporary exhibition “Hidden Children in Occupied Greece”, on Monday 25th January 2016.

September 2003 saw the opening of the exhibition “Hidden Children in Occupied Greece” at the Jewish Museum of Greece. The exhibition explores the subject of hidden Jewish children during the Occupation, through nineteen stories of youngsters from all over Greece.

The stories cover the wide range of experiences, developments and outcomes that these unfortunate wartime children suffered. Photographs, toys, a variety of household objects, exercise books and diaries from those hard years illustrate the details of the personal accounts and underline their authenticity.

The exhibition functioned as the focal point of a series of exhibitions, publications, events and educational activities on the same subject, making this one of the most significant projects the J.M.G. has produced on the Holocaust.

On the current version of the exhibition, 5 more stories have been added to enrich the initial material. Moreover more updated educational material has been created to accompany the exhibition. The exhibition will be hosted at the museum’s premises from 25th January 2016 until the 23rd September 2016.

Exhibition duration: January 25, 2016 – September 23, 2016.
Opening hours: Daily 09.00 – 14.30, Saturday: Closed, Sunday: 10.00 – 14.00.
Admission fees: adults 6€, students 3€

For further information, please contact:
The Jewish Museum of Greece
39 Nikis st., 105 57 Athens
tel: +30 210 32 25 582
fax: +30 210 32 31 577
[email protected]

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