American Art Residency in Athens Concludes at Acropolis Museum

Athens, March 26, 2019 – The U.S. Embassy in Athens is supporting a public program organized by the ARCAthens (Artist Residency Center Athens), a new non-profit organization based in New York and Athens, and entitled “Contemporary Agora: Athens as Cultural Microcosm.” The program will take place at the Acropolis Museum on Thursday, 28 March 2019 (17:30-20:00).

The program features two inaugural fellows of the ARCAthens residency, artist Cullen Washington Jr. and curator Larry Ossei-Mensah (Susanne Feld Hilberry Senior Curator at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)). The event will also include Dan Cameron (Independent Curator), Daphne Vitali (Curator, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST)) and Aristides Logothetis (ARCAthens Founder and Executive Director).

Larry Ossei-Mensah’s and Cullen Washington Jr.’s work will be presented to the public, and a discussion will follow between the panel participants focusing on cultural exchange and the cross-pollination of ideas.

The program will be conducted in English and is open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. For further information or to interview any of the fellows, please contact ARCAthens at