Island Exhibitions

Faculty Voices October 15, 2019

In Greece, summer continues well into September and the islands remains warm and welcoming. The students of Greek Art: The Present, fresh off the plane from the US and still recovering from jetlag, were whisked by flying dolphin to the island of Hydra… More

At Home in Athens

Student Voices August 25, 2019

Lan Hếu Phan studied in Athens in the spring of 2019. Instead of traveling at the end of the semester or returning home to an internship or work, Lan stayed in Athens and spent much of her time as a volunteer at the Khora Free Shop. Read on to learn… More

From Greece to Jordan: A Teacher's Story

Jan Sanders August 17, 2019

Haley Kost was a student in Athens in spring 2016. After interning as a teaching assistant in English language at a local middle school, Haley returned to Northwestern University to complete her degree in education. Degree in hand, Haley taught for two… More

Graffiti: Art or Vandalism?

Maria Michou July 9, 2019

During her semester at Arcadia Greece, Sitashma Thama set out to explore the Athenian street art scene by interviewing locals in Pagrati--the Arcadia Center neighborhood--and Exarcheia, a vibrant downtown district where graffiti culture becomes a prominent… More

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