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Take Me There®: Greece

Take Me There: Greece

In Take Me There®: Greece, discover the vibrant culture of contemporary Greece where modern life goes against the backdrop of the ancient Greek world. Through art, food, music, dance, and architecture, discover what life in Greece is really like!

Explore and play!

  • Board our airplane and travel 5,500 miles to Greece
  • Gather locally-sourced food, prepare authentic meals, and share them in the Genetos Taverna (restaurant)
  • Discover how to say "hello" and other Greek phrases

Be Greek for the day!

  • Cast nets to provide fish for local markets
  • Fill bottles with olive oil
  • Bake and serve bread and baklava 
  • Visit houses in Athens and Corinth
  • Gather in a family courtyard

Help save the sea turtles!

  • Care for rescued loggerhead sea turtles
  • Count, measure, and protect turtle eggs
  • Feed turtles their favorite meal—squid pieces, shellfish, and fish

In Take Me There: Greece, experience one of the most culturally-rich countries in the world—without leaving Indiana! This one-of-a-kind exhibit promises to encourage you to appreciate other cultures in a way that goes far beyond textbooks. Because when we learn how people in other countries live their daily lives, we can accept and respect our neighbors—next door and around the world!

Presented by

Take Me There® is made possible by lead gifts from Lilly Endowment Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, Inc.; The Lilly Family; Mrs. Yvonne Shaheen; Sarah and John Lechleiter; the U.S. Institute for Museum and Library Services; Jane and Steve Marmon; Susan and Jim Naus; and Polly Hix. Additional Support for Take Me There®: Greece is provided by the Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation, Inc.; The Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr., Memorial Foundation; Dorothea and Philip Genetos; Jamie Merisotis and Colleen O’Brien; Mike and Kristin Sherman; and The Pheffer Family.

 

Upcoming Events

A Taste of Greece

Discover how food is a common thread throughout Greek life as well as celebrations Details

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Beyond the Mainland: Island Excursion

Explore the sights, sounds, and smells of one of the 6,000 Greek Islands Details

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Play a Part: A Big Fat Greek Reception

Help plan and prepare a Modern Greek wedding reception! Details

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Make Your Myth: Art Workshop

Create your own work of art based on a favorite family story Details

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