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Gallery Walk: 37 art galleries in Athens open to public May 12-13

Thirty-seven Athenian art galleries will be open to the public until evening for the annual Gallery Walk on Thursday and Friday, May 12-13.

Organized by the Athens Culture Net of the Municipality of Athens and the Hellenic Art Galleries Association, the event will keep the galleries open as late as 8:00 pm on those two days.

Exhibits include a wide range of contemporary Greek and international art, from painting and sculpture to photography  and ceramics and to video-arts and installations as well as performances.

Some galleries will be inaugurating new shows on those days, while in others artists will be present for a chat with visitors.

Athens’ Culture, Sports, and Youth Organization (OPANDA) will also participate, with exhibitions at five public buildings: the city’s Municipality Gallery, the Municipality Arts Center, the ‘Melina’ Cultural Center, and the foyer of the Olympia Theater.

Entrance during the Gallery Walk is free of charge.

Lists of participating galleries & addresses here in Greek and English on the Athens Municipality website.

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