Ancient Academy

Ancient Academy is an educational program realized by the Department of Education of the National Museum in Szczecin in cooperation with the Institute of Classical Studies at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.

The goal of the project is to spread the knowledge about the antique culture and also to promote the collections of the National Museum in Szczecin, particularly the antique collection of Heinrich Dohrn. This year the Academy will be dedicated to ancient Greek mythology. Myths of gods, goddesses, heroes, explaining the place of human in the world and how the world functions itself – all of it will be discussed during the meetings.

The program includes the series of lectures given by distinguished experts from academic centers in Poland. Antique Academy also includes interdisciplinary contests dedicated for youth. It’s aimed at developing interests and gaining additional humanistic knowledge by students.