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Greek Poet Odysseas Elytis Honored With New Museum in Athens

The opening of a new museum in Athens to preserve and display the work of Greek Nobel Prize-winning poet Odysseas Elytis was announced on Thursday. Elytis is regarded as one of Greece’s major poets and a major exponent of romantic...

Acropolis Museum Extends Hours for European Night of Museums Celebration

On Saturday, May 13, the Acropolis Museum will celebrate the European Night of Museums by staying open from 9 a.m. to midnight. Visitors to the museum will have an opportunity to appreciate the many antiquities on display during the evening...

Emblematic Ancient Greek Artefacts Travel To Australia

Emblematic ancient Greek artefacts from Greece's largest museum will be exhibited in Australia.

August’s Full Moon Events At Athens’ Acropolis Museum

August's Full Moon will be celebrated at the Acropolis Museum with moonlit dinners at the restaurant to mark the annual spectacle.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates 12th Birthday With New Presentation

The Acropolis Museum, located in the center of Athens, celebrated its twelfth year of operation on Sunday following a long six month closure.

Jail Sentences for Women Who Vandalized Athens Museums

Two women who vandalized exhibitions in three Athens museums were each served four-year jail sentences by a misdemeanours court in Athens on Tuesday. The two women damaged exhibits at the Byzantine and Christian, Benaki and National Historical Museums by spraying...

A Walk Around Athens' Lesser-Known Museums

Athens is a city of great cultural significance, with a recorded history of at least 3,400 years. The cultural heritage of the city's classical era is still evident, represented by numerous ancient monuments and works of art, the most...

Greek Art in Mediterranean Civilizations Museum

Forty Greek pieces of art will be included in an exhibition devoted to the Mediterranean civilizations, which will be hosted at the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations (MuCEM- Musée des Civilisations de l`Europe et de la Mediterannée) in...