Exhibition Explores the Roman Emperor Who Loved Greek Culture

Greece and Italy are coming together to highlight the life of the Roman emperor Hadrian whose love for Athens and Greek culture left a...

Thessaloniki Displays Rare 17th-Century Aegean Maps (photos)

An exhibition of a previously unseen map collection of the Aegean archipelago has opened in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. The rare 333-year-old maps...

Amazing Ancient Greek Carving Baffles Scientists

A carved gem found in a 3,500-year-old grave in Pylos, Greece is still mystifying scientists who cannot fathom how such advanced engraving skills originated in...
The Beard Pictures

Gilbert & George’s ‘Beard Pictures’ Come to Athens

  "If you are submerged in normal life, then your view will be normal. So we have to keep separate from normal life in order...
Athens, Art Exhibition, Refugee crisis, Art in Greece

Refugees Share Stories of Athens Life

  People who have been forced to leave their countries and make a new life in Greece are the focus of a new art project...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites to Visit in Greece (Photos)

  Greece, as the cradle of the occidental civilization, has left a deep imprint in the history of the world not only with concepts and...

Greek Police Uncover Haul of Russian Art

Three valuable paintings by the late Russian artist Anatoly Zverev were among dozens of artworks seized during a recent raid in Halandri, north of...

Athens Celebrates 160 Years of Greek Innovation

A lively exhibition following the dynamic story of Greece’s industries and innovation over more than a century was launched Thursday in downtown Athens. 160 Years Made...

Vandals Rip Down ‘Satanic’ Greek Statue

A controversial statue in southern Athens branded “Satanic” by some objectors was torn down by vandals on Wednesday night. The bright-red ‘devil’ or ‘fallen angel’...

Say Cheese! Athens To Join Museum Selfie Day

    The ubiquitous 'selfie' has become a part of modern life and on Wednesday Athens' Benaki Museum will be using them to encourage visitors to say...
Words and Images: The Art of Comics

Greek Exhibition Displays Comic Art Masters (Photos)

  Parole e Immagini / Λόγια και Εικόνες (Words & Images) is an exhibition set to visit seven different places all over Greece, to present the...

5 Must Attend Cultural Events in Athens this Winter

  The Athenian cultural scene is not only about permanent museum exhibitions every tourist makes time to visit in town. In fact, 2018 begins with...

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