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Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum

History & Archaeology May 28, 2010

The Museum of Acropolis is the newest architectural jewel of the city of Athens. Its building is a modern one covered mostly with glass that allows the natural sunlight to...

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Cycladic Art Museum

Cycladic Art Museum

History & Archaeology July 28, 2010

The Cycladic Art Museum is located in two different buildings, next to each other which are connected by a glass-roofed corridor. The main building built in 1985 by the architect...

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Numismatic Museum

Numismatic Museum

History & Archaeology July 27, 2010

The Numismatic Museum is in the house of the famous archaeologist, Heinrich Schliemann. The building- designed by Schliemann’s friend Ziller- was completed in 1881. It is one of the few...

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Goulandris Natural History Museum

Goulandris Natural History Museum

Science & Nature April 6, 2014

The Goulandris Museum of Natural History is a museum in Kifisia, a northeastern suburb of Athens, Greece. It was founded by Angelos Goulandris and Niki Goulandris in 1965 in order...

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National Archaeological Museum

National Archaeological Museum

History & Archaeology July 29, 2010

The National Archaeological Museum is the biggest museum of Athens and one of the most important in the world. It is situated in a majestic neoclassical building created by L...

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Benaki Museum (central building)

Benaki Museum (central building)

History & Archaeology July 28, 2010

The Benaki Museum is set in a neoclassical building which was completed in 1895 by the architecture Metaxas. It was known as Harokopos mansion until it was bought by the...

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Exhibitions

October 13, 2014 Events

The Depiction of Death in the Work of El Greco

The Depiction of Death in the Work of El Greco

14NOV14-08FEB15

The central showpiece of this small tribute will be El Greco’s painting The Burial of Christ of the National Gallery of Athens. 

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October 3, 2014 Events

Group Exhibition at Bernier / Eliades Gallery

Group Exhibition at Bernier / Eliades Gallery

02OCT14-13NOV14

Bernier / Eliades Gallery is happy to present a new group show featuring sculpture, drawing and painting.

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October 1, 2014 Events

Highbreeds

Highbreeds

18SEP14-31OCT14

The Blender Gallery inaugurates the new season with an exhibition of contemporary art entitled "Highbreeds | Johnston Foster & Dionisios Fragias re-think contemporaneity by way of classical myths" curated by ...

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June 16, 2014 Events

T.A.M.A. Superflow

T.A.M.A. Superflow

21JUN14-26OCT14

Museum Alex Mylona – Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art presents the exhibition “Τ.Α.Μ.Α. Superflow”, curated by art historian, Alexios Papazacharias. The exhibition will open on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at ...

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Latest stories

36 Hours in Athens - The New York Times

36 Hours in Athens - The New Y…

After years of economic turmoil, Athens’s self-confidence and creativity are stirring again, with new restaurants, shops and a blossoming of local pride.

October 20, 2014

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Clooney’s wife Amal Alamuddin to advise Greece on Elgin marbles bid

Clooney’s wife Amal Alamuddin …

Greek government enlists Lebanese-born human rights lawyer to help secure repatriation of ancient statues from the UK.

October 11, 2014

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Renovation and Expansion of the National Gallery Building

Renovation and Expansion of th…

A characteristic example of the International Style, the National Gallery building was designed by the architects Professors N. Moutsopoulos, Pavlos Mylonas and Dimitris Fatouros. (The...

June 30, 2014

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International Museum Day 2014

International Museum Day 2014

18 May 2014 Athens International Museum Day. Every year since 1977 International Museum Day is organised worldwide around May 18. This day is an occasion...

May 14, 2014

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Acropolis Museum Gallery Talks

Acropolis Museum Gallery Talks

The Acropolis Museum gives visitors the opportunity to participate in presentations of selected exhibits held by Archaeologist–Hosts. Additionally, Archaeologist-Hosts are available to answer your questions...

March 28, 2014

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Rethink Athens: Architectural transformation of the city center in 2016!

Rethink Athens: Architectural …

If you are already one of those people who can’t get enough of Athens, just wait and see what the new city center will look...

February 10, 2014

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Athens Trademarks

Cinema Attikon & Apollon Building

Cinema Attikon & Apollon B…

This building from the offset was destined to have commercial use. It was designed by...

February 27, 2012

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Eye Clinic of Athens

Eye Clinic of Athens

This building creates a sharp contrast to Hansen’s architectural trilogy as it is a rare...

February 27, 2012

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Hotel Grande Bretagne (Demetrius Mansion)

Hotel Grande Bretagne (Demetri…

The original form of the Hotel Grande Bretagne has been completely altered. Originally it was...

February 27, 2012

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