History

Scandinavian Travelers’ Impressions of Greece Showcased at Nordic Library

Hans Christian Andersen was among the Scandinavians to visit Greece in the 18th-19th centuries whose experiences form the basis of a new exhibition.

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Exhibitions

Major Benaki Exhibition to Commemorate 1821 War of Independence

The exhibition will be part of the commemorations of the 200th anniversary of the outbreak of the war and will include rare archival material.

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Exhibitions

Dimos Skoulakis: Benaki Show Spotlights Oft-Overlooked Artist

Modest and low-key, Demosthenes Skoulakis never drew the same attention as his better-known peers, but the artist was a key figure of modern Greek art.

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Festivals

Celebrating Japanese-Greek Diplomatic Ties

The Japanese ambassador to Greece, Yashuhiro Shimizu writes about marking 120 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

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Photography

Athens Photo Festival 2019 Issues Call for Entries

The festival has announced an international call for submissions. Chosen work will be featured in its main exhibition in June and July.

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Photography

“Chronography” Exhibition Presents Robert McCabe’s Early Images of Greece

An exhibition of the photographer's images from the '50s and '60s is an homage to the Archaeological Society of Athens and a window onto yesterday's Greece.

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Museums

Corfu Museum of Asian Art Gearing Up for Busy Year

The Corfu Museum of Asian Art is planning exhibitions dedicated to Lafcadio Hearn and Greek - Japanese relations, to be held in both Athens and New York.

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Museums

A Tale of Three Cities: Exhibition Brings Ancient Crete to Athens

The exhibition at the Museum of Cycladic art explores three cities that were once thriving centers in antiquity, but were subsequently abandoned and lost.

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