MUSEUM

Full Moon  | Athens | July 21 & August 19
WHAT'S ON

The Maria Callas Museum (44 Mitropoleos) has teamed up with the Athens Conservatory to offer the public two special musical evenings during the July and August full moons.


Where now for the Parthenon Sculptures? We ask the experts
CULTURE

In late November 2023, the Financial Times wrote in an extensive story on a subject that has not been without more than its fair share of leaks these past few years, that Sir Keir Starmer, head of what was then the main opposition Labour Party, was “open” to an agreement for […]


The binary legacy of the Acropolis Museum
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June 20, 2009 seems like a good starting point to be searching for the “ground zero” of the tourism boom in the central Athens neighborhood of Koukaki. But is it the only one?

The unseen Acropolis Museum
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The everyday life of the inhabitants of the southern cliff of the Acropolis Rock is presented in “the museum under the museum,” the new space of the Acropolis Museum that opened to the public on Wednesday.

New exhibition space at Acropolis Museum will open June 26
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The Acropolis Museum will open a new exhibition area to house the findings of the excavations carried out on its foundations while the price of the ticket will rise to 20 euros, its Director, Nikos Stampolidis, said on Wednesday.


‘I believe we got it right the first time’
BERNARD TSCHUMI

For many years, French-Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi was an almost unwanted person in Greece, at least for those who knew his name and associated him with the first and most emblematic public building constructed in Athens in the 21st century.

A design for life
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Fifteen years after its controversial debut at the foot of the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum, a 226,000-square foot structure of glass and concrete designed by Swiss-American architect Bernard Tschumi, has seen the debate over its design quiet down to near-universal acceptance.

A museum for one of Greece’s great modernists
YANNIS GAITIS

Just over 100 years have passed since the birth of Yannis Gaitis (1923-1984) and Greece is finally set to acquire a museum dedicated to one of its pre-eminent modernist painters.



12 must-visit Greek museums for 2024
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When it comes to choosing where to go and what to see in Greece, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. As far as museums go, you’re spoilt for choice, but, and let’s be honest here, not all museums are created equal.


Tender completed for ‘Phaleron Captives’ site
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The tender to pick a contractor to build a protective shell around the site of the so-called “Phaleron Captives” has come to an end, with the government’s Diavgeia platform listing MT ATE as the winner of the first phase of the process.