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October 2, 2010: Inauguration of The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at HC/HC

Brookline, Massachusetts (Oct. 2, 2010) –
The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture was inauguarated on the campus of Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts, as a result of a $3 million donation from The Jaharis Family Foundation.
Archbishop Demetrios presided over the inaugural the Ceremonies. The Center will serve as a premier international research center for the promotion of Byzantine art and culture and host a series of academic programs including seminars, conferences, visiting scholars, special events and art programs.
The Inauguration featured an exhibition of icons by Greek painter and iconographer Photis Kontoglou, entitled Kontoglou: The Return of the Byzantine Icon, curated by the Very Reverend Dr. Joachim Cotsonis, which will be available for public viewing starting, October 4 through November 5, 2010, Monday through Friday, from 10am to 5pm.
(photo by Dimitrios Panagos)
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The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture Inauguartion

(photo by Dimitrios Panagos)