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Old Tobacco Factory in Athens to be Converted into Avant-Garde Art Space

The world-renowned Greek art foundation Neon will convert Athens' historic Lenorman Street Tobacco Factory into a venue for a cutting-edge art exhibition called "Portals" next year. After the exhibition ends, the venue will be handed back to the Greek state...

Ancient Greek and Roman Statues Re-Emerge After Decades in Storage

One of the most important private collections of ancient Greek and Roman marble sculptures opened to the general public for the first time in Rome last week. The 90 works from the Torlonia Collection -- the most prestigious private collection...

National Hellenic Museum Releases “Snapshots of a Life” Exhibition

The National Hellenic Museum released its digital exhibition, titled "Snapshots of a Life: The George Phillos Photograph Collection," in order to document the Greek immigrant experience in America. The photos, which were taken mainly between 1910 to 1930, provide a...

Greek Antiquities Meet 19th Century Art in Exhibition on 1821 Revolution

An exhibit juxtaposing Greek antiquities with 18th and 19th century works of art will open at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens on February 11 as part of the events celebrating the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence...

Lost Artworks Brought to Light Again in Divided Cyprus

An important conciliatory step took place in Cyprus on Monday evening, offering a rare chance for a joint Greek and Turkish Cypriot exhibition to take place in Nicosia, showcasing invaluable artworks which had been considered lost or stolen after...

Mycenaean-Era Cyclades Exhibition Opens at Benaki Museum

The archaeological exhibition "From Homer’s World: Tenos and the Cyclades in the Mycenaean Age" will open to the public at 8 PM on Monday, December 16 at the new Benaki Museum building located at 138 Piraeus Street in Athens. A...

Queensland Library to Virtually Revive Early 20th Century Greek Cafes

With a series of workshops, exhibitions and events, the State Library of Queensland aims to revive the atmosphere of the old cafes, restaurants and small businesses that were owned by Greeks in the early 20th century. These iconic meeting places...

New Exhibit on History of Santorini and Pompeii Opens in Rome

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and her Italian counterpart Dario Franceschini on Thursday opened an exhibition called "Pompeii and Santorini: Eternity in a Day (L'eternità in un giorno)" at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome. According to a statement from...

Marble Stele from Asia Minor Returned to Munich Museum

A marble stele from Greece which was given as a wedding gift in 1958, has been returned to a museum in Munich, Germany after an investigation by an Oxford scholar and antiquities dealers. The marble stele, from the first half...