Museums

The Benaki Museum

This is the oldest museum in Greece operating as a foundation

The Benaki Museum is a hub of seven sites across Athens city centre but also in other areas. Throughout its galleries, different cultures and historical periods meet modern art moves. Its varied and rare Collection is surrounded by an impressive array of cultural activities. The museum hosts numerous temporary exhibitions, publications, conferences, concerts and educational programmes.

Contacts & Details
OPENING:
wed, fri 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; thu, sat 9:00 am – 12:00 am; sun 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
tue, mon

T: 210 367 1000
M: benaki@benaki.gr
W: Website

ADDRESS
1 Koumbari St. & Vas. Sofias Ave.
Past Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Liquid Antiquity
The DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art presents the project “Liquid Antiquity”: curated...
04 Apr 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
Exhibitions
Art Nouveau From The Collections of The Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe
A wide variety of representative exhibits, such as textiles, jewellery, tableware, decorative objects,...
06 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Exhibitions
Maria Loizidou: déshabillé
The exhibition, curated by Yves Sabourin, deals with the artist’s proposal of a system of narrative...
31 Mar 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
Exhibitions
Christos Bokoros: Nostos
The Museum presents a reinstallation of the artist’s work titled Nostos. This new exhibition will...
23 Mar 2017 - 14 May 2017
Exhibitions
Paratoxic Paradoxes
The exhibition Paratoxic Paradoxes presents new works of moving imagethat explore this critical question...
23 Mar 2017 - 21 May 2017
Exhibitions
The Same River Twice: Contemporary Art in Athens
The exhibition is joint a collaboration between The New Museum, the DESTE Foundation and the Benaki Museum...
21 Jun 2019 - 22 Sep 2019