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The exhibition ‘εmotions’ opens at the Athens Acropolis Museum on Tuesday

The unseen emotional landscape in ancient art is explored in the exhibition “εmotions” organised by the Acropolis Museum and the Onassis Foundation, which is to open in Athens on Tuesday and run until November 19. Featuring 129 [...]

National Theatre continues special offers for Epidaurus performances in 2017

Greece’s National Theatre will again offer special discount packages for two summer productions put on at the ancient theatre of Epidaurus in 2017, continuing a pilot scheme started two years earlier. The offers are for productions of [...]

‘The Odyssey’ reading at National Archaeological Museum this Sunday

The 11th and 12th rhapsodies of the “The Odyssey” will be presented at National Archaeological Museum this Sunday, as part of its audience participation public readings programme “Let’s read the Odyssey”. The programme [...]

Athens Open Air Film Festival kicks off for 7th year in June

Unique corners of Athens, archaeological sites, parks, squares, museums and even beaches are among the places enlisted and transformed into outdoor cinemas by the 7th Athens Open Air Film Festival, which returns this summer with 20 screenings [...]

Greek museums mark International Museums Day with free entrance and events

Entrance to all museums in Greece will be free of charge on Thursday (May 18) as they celebrate the International Museums Day, with several events planned for visitors. The theme chosen for 2017 is “Museums and contested histories: Saying [...]

Acropolis Museum to celebrate International Museum Day and European Museum Night

The Acropolis Museum will celebrate International Museum Day on May 18 and European Museum Night on May 20 with free entrance and a series of events for visitors. Entrance to the museum will be free throughout the day on Thursday, May 18, from [...]

Eupalinos Tunnel, a masterpiece of ancient engineering opens to public

The Tunnel of Eupalinos, one of the most extraordinary monuments of craftmanship and construction (1,036 metres carved inside the mountain that towers over the town of Pythagorio on the island of Samos) will be very soon accessible. The Culture [...]

Greece-China cultural exchanges year opens on April 27

The official launch of the Greece-China cultural exchanges year will take place on Thursday, April 27 at the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens. The Culture Ministry said that the event will start at 17:00 in the presence of Culture Minister [...]

‘Multicoloured and gilded’ – the ‘other side’ of ancient sculpture at the National Archaeological Museum

The National Archaeological Museum’s on Wednesday announced that the third presentation in its ‘Open Museum’ programme will be held on April 20 and will focus on the often vibrant colours and decorations that once adorned ancient [...]

Culture Minister visits National Museum of Contemporary Art ahead of documenta 14

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou visited the National Museum of Contemporary Art on Thursday to discuss preparations to host the international modern art exhibition documenta 14. “It was a hope, desire and longing of the past decades to [...]