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 [...]

National Archaeological Museum to hold ‘Open House’ tour on Saturday

The National Archaeological Museum in Athens, in collaboration with Open House Athens, is to participate in the ‘Open Tours’ action and invite the public to become acquainted with the history of the building where it is housed this [...]

Music and sculpture at National Archaeological Museum events on Monday

In a tribute to the “muses” that have inspired artists from antiquity up to the present day, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens is planning two separature events on sculpture and music that will take place at the museum [...]

Athens Concert Hall lecture series to begin with talk on theatre in ancient Macedonia

“The Theatre in the Kingdom of Ancient Macedonia” is the title of a lecture to be given at the ‘Megaron’ Athens Concert Hall on Thursday evening, which marks the start of a lecture series on the theatre of Ancient Macedonia [...]

Documenta 14 curator presents Athens venues that will house the art show

Documenta 14 curator Adam Szymczyk presented on Tuesday the list of venues where events and exhibitions for the prestigious art show will be held in Athens, but refrained from announcing the names of artists who will be participating. Speaking [...]

Art Nouveau exhibition at Benaki Museum

The Culture Ministry in cooperation with Badisches Landesmuseum and the Benaki Museum organise an exhibition entitled “Art Nouveau” from the collections of the Badisches Landesmuseum of Karlsruhe, in Athens, from April 5 to May 21. The [...]

Katherine E. Fleming: ‘Being Greek means different things for me’

History, identity and her own feelings about what it means to be Greek were all topics touched on in an interview with distinguished historian and academic Katherine E. Fleming, during an interview with the Athens-Macedonian New Agency (ANA) [...]