Iconic Louis Bourgeios Sculpture “Maman” on Display in Athens
Louis Bourgeois' iconic sculpture "Maman" is currently on display on the grounds of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens. The sculpture, which was created in 1999, will be on display for free in the Greek capital for...
Stavros Niarchos Center Marks Five Years as Greece’s New Cultural Landmark
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has become a cultural landmark in Greece since it was turned over to the Greek state in 2017. The SNFCC, a project unique in Greece, is a public space for expression, culture, and...
Ancient Greek Necropolis to be Revealed in New Exhibition Site
$4.8 million has been approved for an exhibition space showing the findings of an ancient Greek necropolis under the SNFCC.
Temporary Removal of Ancient Mass Grave in Athens Approved
Greece's Ministry of Culture recently gave the green light for the temporary removal of skeletons in the ancient mass grave discovered in 2016 near the Esplanáda in Faliro, Attica. A total of 79 skeletons were found during the construction of the...
Over Five Million Visit Athens' Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center in 2018
According to a survey conducted by QED for Greece's Kathimerini newspaper, 5.3 million people visited the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (the SNFCC, or ΚΠΣΙΝ in Greek) in 2018. Among the visitors were one out of every two Athenians, a...
Greece's National Library Prepares for Historic Move, Transition to New Era
The National Library of Greece is making a bet on its future. From the historic neoclassical building in the centre of Athens, one of an iconic ‘triplet’ of imposing public buildings erected by Theophil von Hansen and Ernst Ziller...
SNF Cultural Centre a 'Jewel' in the Urban Landscape, PM Alexis Tsipras Says
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre (SNFCC) is a "jewel" in the urban landscape and an important legacy for the arts, education and the environment, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday at a meeting to prepare for...
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center Reopens with Free Events for the Public in August
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) announced on Thursday it will be opening its doors once again to the public on August 16, organizing free events that will give visitors the opportunity to re-discover and enjoy exercise, guided tours,...
Stavros Niarchos New Cultural Center Opens With Edgy Free Events
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) was first conceived in 2006 and took eight years to design and build. Ten years since its conception, it is finally being inaugurated in a sprawling new park, complete with an exquisite...