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Exploring Athens by Art

As part of its ongoing activities to shed light on Athens, its landscape, history, and social life, the National Archaeological Museum announces the launch of “180 Years - Athens Panorama - Reference to August Ferdinand Stademann in the Eyes of Polyvios Gouzios” on Friday,...

Athens Mayor Discusses His Agenda on Tourism, Culture

The Greek capital’s strong tourism performance this season and the prospects for growth in arrivals were discussed in a meeting on Friday between Athens Mayor George Kaminis and interim Alternate Tourism Minister Alkistis Protopsalti.

Strolling through Athens via Art at the National Archaeological Museum

Art lovers will have the chance to see Athens through the eyes of 17th-19th century travelers as of September 7, when “A Dream Among Magnificent Ruins... Athens Treks by Travelers, 17th-19th centuries” opens at the National Archaeological Museum in the Greek capital.

Two-Week Summer Festival Kicks Off at Athens’ National Archaeological Museum

A two-week festival will kick off on Thursday, July 16, at the courtyard of the National Archaeological Museum in Athens and offer Athenians and city visitors a series of free concerts, theater and dance performances and movie screenings.

Athens To Display 25 Masterpieces From Greece & Italy

Twenty-five masterpieces from Greece and Italy will be displayed at an art exhibition at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens as of late August.

Seven-Day Arts Fest To Launch At The National Archaeological Museum In Athens

For seven days, a series of events including music, children's theater and cinema will be staged at the outside area of the the National Archaeological Museum in Athens.

Cultural Events Announced To Celebrate New Opening Hours Of Museums In Greece

A series of cultural events have been announced to take place throughout Greece on 1 April in celebration of the new opening hours of Greek museums and archaeological sites.

Hotel Chamber Lists Proposals For Athens Revamp

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels recently made a list of proposals aimed for the regeneration of the historic center of Athens after Government Vice President Theodoros Pagalos submitted the relevant topic on Greek Open Government Initiative opengov for public consultation.

Minister On Museums And Archaeological Sites

“We have discovered that out of 170 Greek sites, 110 of them do not provide even basic amenities,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said to the Greek press last month.

New Technology for Visitors to Greek Sites

Greece's culture ministry last month unveiled a hand-held gadget for visitors that offers high-resolution video, detailed diagrams of Greek archaeological sites, position indicators, and imagery along with stereo sound.

Extended Opening Hours for Museums Sought

The majority of visitors to Greece's museums feel safe and are satisfied with the services offered, however, about half complained about the opening hours, saying that they should be extended, according to a poll made public last month.

National Archaeological Museum Reopens

After three years of intensive renovations, and the restoration of some 9,000 statues and precious artifacts, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens reopened its doors to the public last month. Although only 32 of the 54 exhibition halls have reopened, visitors are sure to...
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