Acropolis Museum’s Laser Technique Wins Keck Award

The new Acropolis Museum in Athens has been named winner of the 2012 Keck Award from the International Institute of Conservation. The award ceremony took...

Opus Elgin Opera to Bring Light to Return of Parthenon Marbles

"Opus Elgin: The Destruction of the Parthenon," the opera's world premiere, will take place at Athens Concert Hall, Megaron Mousikis, May 29. This opera...

Tree Scuplture Draws Attention in Matala, Crete

Matala is a picturesque village famous for its caves and beautiful beaches of rare splendour, 75 km south-west of Heraklion on the Greek island of Crete. Spyros Stefanakis,...

7th Biennale of Greece’s Schools of Fine Arts Held in June

One hundred students of the Greek Schools of Fine Arts will present their works in the 7th Student Biennale, organized in June by the...

Contemporary Greek History in Graffiti

The walls of Athens recount Greece's contemporary history as graffiti artists share their views and observations using spray cans. In an interesting photo report, The Guardian visited...

Academy of Athens Awards Manos Eleftheriou

Manos Eleftheriou was honored this year by the Academy of Athens for his important artistic contribution. The notable Greek poet, songwriter and novelist Manos Eleftheriou...

‘Apology of Socrates’ to be Presented at Acropolis

One of the most important scripts of ancient Greece, "The Apology of Socrates," will be revived in its natural scenery, under the sacred rock...

Greek Shadow Artist Teodosio Sectio Aurea

Greek artist Teodosio Sectio Aurea creates unique and original pieces of art by masterfully playing with shadows and three-dimensional compositions. Aurea, self-taught, creates extremely detailed sculptures from...

Vorres Art Museum Feels Budget Pinch

Some 9.3 miles east of Athens, in the suburban city of Peania lies one of the most impressive -  and certainly one the most...

Mosaics Made from Greek Loukoumi on Syros

Art meets food on the Greek island of Syros, where artists are going to create works of art using Greek loukoumi (Turkish delight), while...

Artist Makes Poster of Varoufakis, Merkel ‘Showdown’

Following the appearance of photoshopped images of Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis in social media, it was only a matter of time before graphic...

Lego Acropolis Exhibited in Athens

A model of the Acropolis built with 120,000 Lego pieces is being exhibited at the second floor of the Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece , and...

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