Van Gogh, Picasso, and El Greco Masterpieces Find New Home in Athens

A new museum displaying international contemporary and modern art will soon open its doors in the heart of Athens. Opening on Wednesday, October 2, after...

Maria Callas: The Diva Lives on

It's hard to think it's more than 40 years since her death of Maria Callas, mostly because her immortal voice lives on, along with...

Medieval Illuminated Manuscript on Alexander the Great Displayed in Thessaloniki

A unique medieval illuminated manuscript on the life of Alexander the Great has been unveiled in digital form to the public for the first...

August Full Moon Events at Greece’s Archaeological Sites Now Underway

Events celebrating the full moon of August at archaeological sites throughout Greece are now underway and will conclude on Sunday, August 19, the Ministry...

Internationally-Acclaimed Greek Sculptor Takis Passes Away at 93 (video)

The internationally-renowned Greek sculptor Panagiotis Vassilakis, professionally known as "Takis," passed away on Thursday at the age of 93. The Takis Foundation announced his death...

Monopoly Man Floats on Mykonos

A giant inflatable Monopoly Man has been seen floating off Psarou Beach on Mykonos since Sunday, making vacationers scratch their heads over what could...

Alexandros Iolas: The Rise and Tragic Fall of Greece’s Greatest Art Collector (video)

The story of Alexandros Iolas reads, appropriately, like a Greek tragedy. A man who once sat at the top of the world, in his...

Barn Turned into Home in Tinos

Apart from being an island with unparalleled beauty, hospitable residents and gastronomic delights, Tinos is full of ideas for design and architecture. After Xinara House,...

Mesmerizing 1926 Photo Portraying Athenian Coffee Culture Goes Viral

A striking image shot by Greek photographer Christos Kaplanis in 1926 at Athens' Syntagma Square has resurfaced in glorious color and has already gone...

Hermes of Praxiteles Statue Remains a Timeless Symbol of Hellenism

The statue of Hermes and the Infant Dionysus supposedly created by Praxiteles was discovered on May 8, 1877 but its influential presence makes it...

Modern Art Meets Ancient Ruins at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

For the first time, a modern art exhibition is being held on Delos island. Greece's 5,000-year-old archaeological site was once a flourishing trading center...

Program Unveiled for Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2019

  The schedule for the 2019 version of the spectacular annual arts festival taking place in Athens and Epidaurus, Greece was announced on Tuesday. The festival...

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