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Niarchos Foundation Gives $1.1 million to McGill’s

McGill University announced during a ceremony on May 30 that it has received a $1.1-million gift from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. McGill University is a public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Last year the Stavros Niarchos Foundation also...

Ancient Messene Theater Reopens in August

For more than 600 years the ancient theater of Messene had hosted cultural and political events attended by major historical figures of the time, such as King Philip V of Macedonia and the Achean skilled general Philopoemen of Megalopolis....

National Art Gallery Closes for Renovation

According to the project directors, the National Art Gallery of Athens is to close for major renovations on March 4, and is scheduled to reopen by Christmas 2015. The new gallery will include an additional 11,040 square meters. Other changes...

Acropolis Museum to Exhibit Olympic Champion Spyros Louis' Cup

In September 2012, the Athens-based Acropolis Museum will exhibit the silver trophy awarded to Marathon runner Spyros Louis who participated in the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, announced the Stavros Niarchos foundation. On April 18th, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation announced...

Aristotle's Works Will Finally Be Translated into Modern Greek

Aristotle’s works will be translated into modern Greek for the first time. The new edition is the fruit of the excellent collaboration between Greek experts and the Society for the Study of Human Sciences. Thanks to the funds of...

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Grants Hellenic Studies in Canada

The Simon Fraser University of Canada (SFU, www.sfu.ca) announced yesterday the establishment of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies after receiving a series of exclusive grants from The Stavros Niarchos Foundation since 2003. The Centre will be offering...