Atlanta Acts of Kindness develops volunteering and leadership skills in local high school and college students. In this event, students organized an art party for children at Egleston Children’s Hospital in Atlanta.
Archive for the “Cultural Volunteering” Category
Mar 11 2017
Feb 26 2017
This year’s edition of ‘Street Delivery’ brought together artists and skilled artisans. New Acropolis volunteers organized several workshops for all those interested, including the creation of textile dolls, handmade jewelry such as traditional bracelets, and painting of archaeological reproductions based on the works found in the world’s largest museums.
The ‘Rosetta Stone’ workshop offered the opportunity to manufacture reproductions of this famous stone which represented the decryption key to hieroglyphic writing.
Last, but not least, people interested in philosophy had the chance to discuss Timeless Values in order to help them redefine a healthy attitude towards work during an open discussion called ‘Youth and Work’.
Dec 30 2016
During an entire day, New Acropolis volunteers participated in the annual festival of gypsy culture called “Bašavel” organized in Bratislava, with a crafts workshop for children, thus fostering the importance of knowing the art and traditions of the calé people, for a better rapprochement between different human groups and the understanding of the differences that exist between the cultures that coexist in this country. The festival showcased beautiful music, dances and crafts workshops.
New Acropolis volunteers along with various non-governmental organizations, joined in the commemoration of World Mental Health Day in the House of the city of Cartago, with a program of activities that included lectures, workshops, music, theater and Tai Chi.
Nov 25 2016
Apart from highlighting the very important role of trees, the exhibition promotes philosophical reflection by means of the direct question: what is my role in the world?
For Antonio Pallu, Superintendent of Infraero, the exhibition highlights the importance of environmental awareness for society. “The airport not is only a place of arrivals and departures. It is a place where we can give a positive message to the public, and care for the environment has been an on-going theme in several areas of the Afonso Pena airport,” he said.
Oct 25 2016
New Acropolis San Pedro Sula, collaborated in the organization of an international concert offered by the Munich Philharmonic.
This initiative was carried out in coordination with the City Hall, within the framework of the International Festival of Music (INMUFEST), which received the active participation of Honduran New Acropolis volunteers.
Oct 21 2016
New Acropolis Jaén continues fostering the initiative to promote the rich historical and artistic heritage of the Jaén province.
On this occasion New Acropolis organized a guided visit to the Iberian-Roman city of Castulo at the hands of Marcelo Castro, the director of this archaeological site, whose discoveries have been of great importance, such as the ‘Mosaic of Los Amores’, or the building of one of the oldest Christian communities in the peninsula.
New Acropolis has been collaborating on projects involving the archaeological site of Castulo, not only for the development of these guided visits to promote its historical importance, but also as a volunteer organization that helps specialists in archaeological excavations.