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Museum of Cycladic Art

Cycladic Art Museum to Celebrate 30th Anniversary With Exhibit 'Cycladic Society: 5,000 years ago'

A unique exhibition on daily life on the islands of the Cyclades archipelago before five millenia will open its doors at the Museum of Cycladic Art in late November, marking the 30th anniversary since the museum's foundation. The exhibition is...

Ai Weiwei to Present First Solo Show in Greece

The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens has announced a major exhibition with Ai Weiwei. The Chinese dissident artist and activist has become world-famous for his political and cultural criticism. Sandra Marinopoulos, President of the Museum of Cycladic Art states,...

British Museum Requests Art Loan from Greece But Still Awaits Response

The British Museum's decision in December to loan a piece of the infamous Parthenon Marbles to Russia's major museum, Hermitage, in St. Petersburg, has fueled Greece's anger regarding the British stance on the issue of their return, with Greek...

Princesses of the Mediterranean on Show in Athens

Princesses of the Mediterranean at the Dawn of History is a new show organized by the Athens Museum of Cycladic Art, in collaboration with the University of Crete and the Ministry of Public Education and Culture. For the first time...

Google Art Project Offers Digital Tour of Greek Museums

Google is extending its artwork collection by including, among others, the Museum of Acropolis, the Museum of Cycladic Art and the Benaki Museum, in its Google Art project. This project offers a virtual and online presentation of hundreds of...

The Museum of Cycladic Art Presents New Work from Jannis Kounellis

Jannis Kounellis will be exhibiting his new and site specific work at the Stathatos Mansion of the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens from April 5th. Kounellis, one of the most important artists of the Arte Povera movement, left Greece...