The U.S. Embassy to the Hellenic Republic and the Delphi Economic Forum, organize the Partners in Democracy Symposium, on May 25th, 2023 at the National Gallery in Athens.
The Symposium is part of U.S. Embassy’s Partners in Democracy initiative, which also comprise the traveling exhibition A More Perfect Union: American Artists and the Currents of Our Time, organized in partnership with Art in Embassies and will be launched at the Acropolis Museum on May 24th.
The Symposium will address current challenges democracies face, such as the rise of authoritarianism, societal inequalities, and disinformation, and will explore how we can preserve and redesign democracies for future generations. The event will also explore what art can do for democracy, how cities can act as platforms of inclusion, and how we can preserve and redesign democracies for future generations.
Emerging voices and experts from Greece, the United States, and around the world, as well Artists and participants of the Exhibition including documentary photographer Platon, will join the Symposium to discuss how we can work together to safeguard democracy.