The ancient heritage of Athens is well known. What about the contemporary culture? After visiting the Acropolis, one should definetely consider to meet Greece’s prominent contemporary art centers and museums. In this way, you will have a well rounded idea about the country’s spirit.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
This gem, of which Greeks are very proud of, hosts concerts, exhibitions, events and of course the National Opera. With a great garden, the SNFCC is the perfect destination for kids and adults!
The National Gallery of Greece opened its doors to the public once again. After some years of renovation, this architectural miracle in the city center is the perfect opportunity to meet the Greek modern art. With permanent and periodical collections, visitors will enjoy every moment of it. With a variety of educational programs our young friends will understand better and with a hands on experience the meanings of art.
National Museum of Contemporary Art
The National Museum of Contemporary Art rises majestically over Athens in Sygrou Avenue. Greek and foreign artists invite the public in a dialogue involving art, society and contemporary life.
Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation
Goulandris Foundation hosts an outstanding collection of the greatest modern and contemporary artists. Among them, Van Gogh, Bacon, Rodin, Picasso, Monet, El Greco and more.