National Museum of Australia, Canberra | 17 December 2021 to 1 May 2022 | Costs apply
Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes explores competition through sport, politics, drama, music and warfare, illuminated by more than 170 objects from the British Museum.
Explore and celebrate all things Greek by taking an audio tour or attending special events including our Agora Greek cultural festival and performances by Luka Lesson of Agapi & Other Kinds of Love.
Events, tours and experiences
From the ancient to the modern, join our special events as we celebrate all things Greek.
Take a free audio tour for insights into the exhibition's most intriguing objects.
Shop instore or online for a beautiful range including homewares, jewellery and much more.
Make the most out of your exhibition visit this summer.
The presentation of Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes is a collaboration between the British Museum, Western Australian Museum, National Museum of Australia and Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum.
Banner image: Fragment of a sarcophagus (detail), Klazomenai (modern Urla), Turkey, about 525–515 BCE. © The Trustees of the British Museum, 2021. All rights reserved
Homepage banner image: Kylix (drinking cup) (detail), about 500–490 BCE. © The Trustees of the British Museum, 2021. All rights reserved
The music featured in the Ancient Greeks exhibition is part of an academic research project at Oxford University. The National Museum of Australia thanks project leader Professor Armand D'Angour for the musical reconstructions, Barnaby Brown on aulos, the choir of Caius College and conductor Tosca Lynch.