For a third year in a row, ATHENS JEWELRY WEEK opens its doors to welcome its guests. In the framework of the international jewelry scene, the organization constitutes the Greek presence on the world map of equivalent art events with an ever increasing interest. AJW 2018 covers a full week of exhibitions, lectures and workshops, highlighting contemporary jewelry creators, their art and their authentic voice.
The central exhibition titled “Art + Jewelry: Intersecting Spaces” is hosted for a second year by the Benaki Museum (Pireos Annexe) and it aims to present the exceptional work of 52 selected and invited artists. The influential Greek jewelry maker Maria Militsi, invited as a guest artist, will honor the event with her presence, by exhibiting her work in the main exhibition hall and by presenting her line of thought dyring the lectures program.
AJW 2018 also includes 9 solo and group exhibitions that will take place in various venues around Athens, lectures and seminars. The closing of the central exhibition at the Benaki Museum will be marked by the awards ceremony. Awards will be given by international institutions/entities that are active in the contemporary jewelry field.