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Dreamer of Greek Timelessness Angelos Delivorias Dies at 81

Angelos Delivorias, one of the most prominent archaeologists of his era and former director of one of Greece’s most prestigious museums, the Benaki, passed...

Writer’s Greek Paradise to Become Intellectual Center

One of Greece's most beautiful homes -- once owned by a British writer described as "a cross between Indiana Jones, James Bond and Graham Greene" -- is set to...
Travels in Greece (Courtesy of Benaki Museum).

The Lure of Greece Explored at Athens’ Benaki Museum

The Benaki Museum of Greek Culture presents an exhibition -- Travels in Greece (15th-19th Century) -- which will run until April 29. It includes manuscripts, maps, prints,...
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Athens Museum Holds 20,000 Childhood Dreams

    All of us had special toys that we treasured as we grew up but not everyone can say they were presented with a wooden...

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...

Jean Paul Gaultier Presents Greece-Inspired Creations at Benaki Museum

Renowned fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier presented his "Paris-Athens" collection at a glamorous event at the Benaki Museum on Tuesday, with all proceeds going...

Astonishing Photos of Athens circa 1917 go on Display

Rare photographs of Athens and its life a century ago will go on display for the first time in Greece at Benaki Museum. The material...

Check Out the Art Nouveau Exhibition at Benaki Museum Until May 21

An exhibition on the Art Nouveau movement, featuring select items from a museum in Karlsruhe, Germany opened its doors to the public at the...

‘Art Nouveau’ Exhibition at Benaki Museum

The Culture Ministry in cooperation with Badisches Landesmuseum and the Benaki Museum are organizing an exhibition entitled "Art Nouveau" from the collections of the...

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Albert Mayer’s ‘Olympic Games 1896’ Photo Exhibition U.S. Tour

The Benaki Museum is launching its first crowdfunding campaign to support the U.S. tour of its next exhibition, the presentation of the album of...

‘Room 18 – The Design of a Typical Hotel Room’ Exhibit Opens Friday at...

Room18 is an entire exhibition dedicated to the design of urban hotel rooms in Greece and opens its doors at the Benaki Museum's Pireos...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation to Fully Repair and Restore Patrick Leigh Fermor’s House

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) approved on Thursday a new donation to the Benaki Museum to fully cover the repair works and the restoration...

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