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Despina Geroulanou, the grande dame of Benaki Museum, passes away

Despina Geroulanou, the grande dame of the Benaki Museum, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 65. She was the director of the Benaki Museum Galleries, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Benaki Museum, Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of 2023 Eleusis European Capital of …

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Benaki Museum to auction online art works, raise funds for its survival

The Benaki Museum in Athens is fighting for its survival due to the imposed closure s part of the measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic in Greece had led to a monthly loss of revenue totaling about 400,000 euros. To respond to the crisis, The Benaki Museum Fundraising & Development …

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Jean Paul Gaultier designs a Greek Flag t-shirt to support the Benaki Museum

Fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier wore a t-shirt with the Greek flag and threw an embroidered cape from a Tsolias* uniform over his shoulders to show his love for Greece. Gaultier came to Athens to support the Benaki Museum raising funds. “Through my collaboration with the Benaki Museum, I hope …

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Christmas in Athens – December 1960

That’s Athens in Christmas. The Athens, we miss in times of recession, unemployment, sharply cut incomes, closed down shops and buildings facades deformed with graffiti and slogans. Athens in December 1960. A city festively dressed, glowing, with people going downtown for their Christmas shopping. Aiolou street, near Chaftia, the upper street …

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Athens: Bazaar with reduced prices at Benaki Museum, Mar 11-13

The Benaki Museum is organizing a bazaar over the weekend. You can find books, objects and catalogues from former exhibitions at prices reduced from 40% to 60%. The bazaar goes from March 11 to March 13, 2011. Opening hours Friday and Saturday 10:00am – 10:00pm, Sunday 10:00am – 06:00 pm. Where? …

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