How Local Greek Goldsmith on Rhodes is Keeping a Dying Art Form Alive

The setting of the medieval cobblestone streets of Old Town on the Greek island of Rhodes is where one Greek goldsmith is keeping the dying...

New Museum Inaugurated by US Ambassador Pyatt in Lia, Ipiros

A new museum at the border village of Lia near Albania -- which includes paintings by Greek painters Theophilos and Dimitris Sorogas -- was inaugurated...

Athens Museum Echoes to Hymns Sung for Ancient Greek Gods

Athens' National Archaeological Museum has been echoing to the sound of hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago. Marking World Music Day celebrations,...

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...

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