Old brewery becomes Contemporary Art Museum

The National Museum of Contemporary Art In 2000 The National Museum of Contemporary Art was officially given responsibility for the nation’s modern foreign and Greek works; for the next 14 years the collections were housed in various locations. Meanwhile the collection was growing acquiring works by  well-known Greek artists (such as Stefanos Tsivopoulos, Bia Davou and Theodoros Stamos) and renowned international contemporary artists (among them Nan Goldin, Sophie Calle, and

Museums in Athens

Athens is home to top-notch museums and historic sites. This list contains the most famous or well-regarded organizations. Click on the links below for more information. Acropolis of Athens – In summer, 8:00-20:00 daily, except on national holidays when it opens 8:00-15:00. Between April 1 to June 16, 8:00-19:00 Monday-Friday and 8:00-15:00 on Saturday, Sunday and national holidays. In winter, 8:00-17:00 Monday-Friday and 8:00-15:00 weekends and national holidays. General adm