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Halkidiki’s Polygyros Archaeological Museum Expands Exhibition Space

The Archaeological Museum of Polygyros in Halkidiki has reopened its doors to the public following the expansion of its exhibition space.

Ancient Messene to Get New Archaeological Museum

A new archaeological museum is in the pipeline to host finds discovered at Ancient Messene in the Peloponnese.

Epigraphic Museum to Open in Argos

An Epigraphic Museum will open its doors in the coming years in the city of Argos in the Peloponnese.

Renovated Milos Archaeological Museum Opens to the Public

The Archaeological Museum of Milos has opened its doors to the public, following renovation work.

Greece’s Archaeological Sites, Museums to Host Cultural Events this Summer

A total of 140 cultural events including theater and music performances, will take place at museums, archaeological sites and cultural monuments across Greece during the next two months.

Alexandroupolis Gets its Own Archaeological Museum

Greek border town Alexandroupolis welcomed its own archaeological museum that features items uncovered during excavations in the wider Macedonia and Thrace Region.

Certification Process Underway for Museums in Greece

Museums across Greece are invited to gain certification through the Greek Museum Recognition and Certification System launched by the Culture Ministry.

Greek Culture Ministry Announces Budget of €17m for Projects in Mytilini

The Greek Culture Ministry will restore and upgrade landmark monuments in the town of Mytilini on Lesvos under a budget of 17 million euros.

Greece Hopes ‘Fagan Fragment’ Return to Pave Way for Parthenon Marbles

Italy set a precedent on Saturday, June 4, returning to Greece an artefact removed from the Parthenon frieze known as the “Fagan fragment”.

Acropolis’ Lighting Project Wins LIT Award for 2021

The Acropolis’ lighting project, unveiled last year, won the prestigious LIT Lighting Designer of the Year Award 2021.

Greece – France Agree in Cannes to Co-produce Films

Greece and France have agreed to work together on film productions and inked a deal on the sidelines of the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

Greece Sends Loud Message with ‘Reunite Parthenon’ Stamp Series

Greek postal service ELTA has released a commemorative series of stamps featuring the illegally removed parts of the Parthenon, in efforts to raise awareness for the return of the ancient sculptures to Athens.

Rhodes: Contract Signed for National Theater Restoration

The project for the restoration of the National Theater of Rhodes in Greece is one step closer to becoming a reality following the signing of an agreement by state and local authorities.

Greece to Help Albania Protect and Promote its Monuments, Archaeological Sites

Greece will give Albania ‘know how’ to support the efforts of its neighboring country to preserve and restore its monuments and archaeological sites.

UNESCO Committee Calls on Greece – UK to Resolve Parthenon Marbles Issue

UNESCO has once again called on Greece and the UK to intensify efforts to resolve the long-standing dispute concerning the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens.

Greece Takes First Step to Create Museum of Underwater Antiquities in Piraeus

The Piraeus Port Authority has handed over a 1934 silo to the Greek Culture Ministry so that it may be converted into a Museum of Underwater Antiquities.

Greek and UK Culture Ministries to Discuss Return of Parthenon Marbles

UNESCO has announced that a new round of formal talks will begin between the UK and Greece on the return of the Parthenon Marbles.

Greece Teams Up with Australian Committees for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni met with Australia's national committees lobbying for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

Crete’s New Chania Archaeological Museum Opens to the Public

The new Chania Archaeological Museum on the Greek island of Crete recently opened its doors featuring more than 3,500 artefacts, 1,000 of which for the first time.

Greece’s EMST Museum Aiming to Become Autism-friendly

The National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens has plans to become autism-friendly and create a positive experience for its visitors.