Sculptor Working with Refugees in Greece Draws on Ireland’s Painful Past

An influential Irish sculptor whose creations have been inspired by his country's traumatic experience of famine and forced emigration was in Greece this week,...

Mykonos Art Festival Tries to Lure Cultural Tourists

The inaugural Mykonos Art Festival will be held this summer on the popular island of the Cyclades archipelago, known for its vibrant nightlife. The festival's...

Athens Library Prepares New Wing Dedicated to Greek Freedom Fighter

The American School of Classical Studies in Athens is to open a new exhibition on Greek independence fighter and statesman Ioannis Makriyannis. 'Ioannis Makriyannis: Vital...

Greek Photographer Wins 3 Awards in International Competition in London

Greek photographer Panayis Chrysovergis won three awards at the international Event Photography Awards (EPA) held at the British Museum on Thursday. The black and white...

Shanghai Artists Display Ancient Skills in Athens

Two artists from Shanghai Museum have introduced Acropolis Museum visitors to the Chinese arts of calligraphy and traditional painting in a four-day workshop. The showcase was...

Athens’ Street Artist Sonke Presents New Works in Glyfada

The Art Dose is a new arts venue opening its doors for the first time in Glyfada's Florida Mall on March 22. This area, which...
Marathon Universe

Athens Airport Hosts Marathon Exhibit

Athens main international airport together with the Marathon Run Museum are presenting a contemporary-art exhibition -- "Marathon Universe". The exhibition will be on display for passengers...

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...

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