Exhibitions / Conferences


Portrait of Emperor Hadrian at the Acropolis Museum from Sunday 15th January to 31st Mars 2017 at the Acropolis Museum of Athens (Greece).

The Acropolis Museum honors the anniversary of the 1900 years since the ascent to the throne of Emperor Hadrian, a friend and benefactor of Athens, with the presentation of an exquisite portrait of the Emperor found in Syngrou Avenue, and an interesting video, produced by the Museum, which showcases the Emperor’s immense building program concerning the city of Athens in the 2nd cent. AD. Hadrian’s work signifies the revival of Greek Letters and Science during the time of the Roman Empire.

Link: http://www.theacropolismuseum.gr/en/content/portrait-emperor-hadrian-acropolis-museum

Hadrian and His Cavalry from 8th April to 10th September 2017 at 10 sites across Hadrian’s Wall (UK).

hc-webpage-headerHadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site will host a major new exhibition in 2017 celebrating the cavalry regiments that once guarded this famous North West frontier of the mighty Roman Empire.

On Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July, the largest Roman cavalry re-enactments ever seen in the UK will take place throughout the day at Bitts Park in Carlisle as part of Hadrian’s Cavalry.

The following attractions along Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage site are taking part:

Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum | Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum | Great North Museum: Hancock | Corbridge Roman Town and Museum | Chesters Roman Fort and Museum | Housesteads Roman Fort and Museum | Roman Vindolanda | Roman Army Museum | The Roman Frontier Gallery (Tullie Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle) | Senhouse Roman Museum

Hadrian 2017. Metamorphosis: The birth of a new Rome – from October 2017 to May 2018 at the Archaeological Museum of Seville (Spain)

The Archaeological Museum of Seville in southern Spain is planning to host an exhibition in 2017 to commemorate the 1900th anniversary of the accession of Hadrian to the imperial throne. (read more here)

Bust of Hadrian, Archaeological Museum, Seville
Bust of Hadrian, Archaeological Museum, Seville
© Carole Raddato



Mémoires de Trajan, mémoires d’Hadrien – Colloque international et pluridisciplinaire – 28th & 29th September 2017, at the Université de Lille SHS (France)

CaptureInternational Symposium on Hadrian – 28th & 29th September 2017, at the Trakya University in Edirne (Turkey)

Uluslararası Hadrianus Sempozyumu
Uluslararası Hadrianus Sempozyumu