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A Summer Day in Athens in the Midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic

The summer of 2020 is unlike any other summer in the whole world in many, many years. The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything, and...

Greek Antiquities Meet 19th Century Art in Exhibition on 1821 Revolution

An exhibit juxtaposing Greek antiquities with 18th and 19th century works of art will open at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens on February...

Athens’ National Archaeological Museum to Undergo Major Overhaul

Plans for a major overhaul of Greece's acclaimed National Archaeological Museum are entering the "final stretch" in 2020, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni revealed at...

Monument of Pet Dog is the New Exhibit in Athens’ National Archaeological Museum

A rare Roman-era funerary monument -- that may have been the grave of a pet dog  --is the 18th treasure to be brought out...

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...

Burying Treasure During WWII: Photo Exhibit at National Archaeological Museum

An exhibition of historical photographs at the National Archaeological Museum (NAM) will commemorate OXI DAY, when Greece turned down an Italian ultimatum for free...

‘Multicoloured and Gilded’ – the ‘Other Side’ of Ancient Sculpture at the NAM

The National Archaeological Museum announced that the third presentation in its 'Open Museum' programme will be held on April 20 and will focus on...

Ancient Object in Greece Baffles Archaeologists

A bird-like statuette in Greece has baffled archaeologists, as its origin and what it depicts remain a mystery. It is estimated that the object that...

Athens Mayor Asks for Resignation of Citizen Protection Minister

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis on Wednesday asked that Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas to resign for tolerating anarchists who burn down urban buses. "I...

National Archaeological Museum Celebrates 150th Anniversary With ‘Treasure Hunt’ in Athens on Sunday

Greece's National Archaeological Museum and the Atenistas community have got together to organize what they have called an "archaeological treasure hunt" that will take...

Cycladic Art Museum to Celebrate 30th Anniversary With Exhibit ‘Cycladic Society: 5,000 years ago’

A unique exhibition on daily life on the islands of the Cyclades archipelago before five millenia will open its doors at the Museum of...

Greek-Chinese Cultural Relations Flourish With Ancient Chinese Bronze Vase Exhibited at the National Archaeological...

A Chinese bronze vase decorated with dragons from the first millennium BC was unveiled at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens on Monday where it will be...

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