Previously unknown archival material is now available to the public of the city and the region, thanks to the new exhibition “Achaia in the Revolution of 1821 – A narrative through documents of the Municipal Library of Patras“, which will be inaugurated on Monday, November 15 at 19.00 in the Municipal Gallery.
The content and messages of the exhibition were discussed in the interview given at the Municipal Library by the president of the Cultural Organization Katerina Geropanagioti and the head of the Municipal Library Katerina Kourou. The Mayor of Patras, Kostas Peletidis, also attended the interview.
The president of the Cultural Organization spoke about the material of the exhibition, which is part of the collection of the Municipal Library of the Municipality of Patras, and thanked the employees of the Municipal Library, the Head of the Municipal Library Katerina Kourou, the head of the Municipal Gallery Gianna Panagopoulou and all the employees of the Organization, thanks to whose effort the exhibition was set up.
She also stressed that the exhibition also hosts three works that have been granted by the General State Archives and expressed her warm thanks.
Ms. Geropanagioti also announced that a permanent exhibition space for 1821 is being constructed in the old Municipal Baths, and the material of the exhibition will be permanently exhibited there once the construction works are completed.
Lastly, the Mayor of Patras, Kostas Peletidis, expressed his satisfaction for the effort made by the Cultural Organization to highlight the history of the city, Achaia and the region in general.