Commemorating 120 years since the first Modern Olympic Games, the Benaki Museum, the luxury Costa Navarino resort and Athens International Airport have teamed up to present the "Olympic Games 1896: The Historic Photos of Albert Mayer” photo exhibition.
The sights and tastes of Greece will go to Hollywood via the annual Athens International Culinary Film Festival (AICFF) on June 1-5 as part of the 10th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF), which marks its 10-year anniversary this year.
The stages of the recreation of the church of St. Nicholas at Ground Zero by Santiago Calatrava will be revealed at an exhibition at the Benaki Museum in Athens scheduled to open on Thursday, September 24.
Athens’ Benaki Museum will spotlight the culinary traditions of the Peloponnese during its annual “Gastronomy Days” on May 22-24, when food experts come together to provide insight into the culture of food.
"It would be criminal to come to Athens and miss the Acropolis but visitors who stick only to the city’s ancient past are missing out," The Guardian notes in its recently released online Athens city guide.
The Benaki Museum - An enlightening short film by Athena Rachel Tsangari and narrated by American actor Willem Dafoe about Antonis Benakis. A man who dedicated his life to the safeguarding of Greece's heritage.
Visitors at the recent "Gastronomy Days" festival that took place in the Greek capital got a good "taste" of the delicious local products, tasty dishes and interesting recipes of the islands of the Cyclades group.
The Benaki Museum announced it will launch a major development campaign in North America to reach beyond the borders of Greece and increase awareness by sharing the richness and vision of the institution with millions of North Americans.
The great tradition of "Ouzo" on Lesvos Island and its hometown Plomari is introduced to the world through the pages of a luxury publication that presents Greece’s national drink through an anthropocentric perspective.
Five Greek museums have already joined Google Art Project as partners: the Acropolis Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Benaki Museum, the Benaki Museum of Islamic Art and the Numismatic Museum, the last two being just recently added.