Starting Point: Kolonaki Square/ Filikis Eterias Square (next to the British Council)
11:00 – 11:30
A unique chance to explore capital’s best art exhibitions at Kalfayan Gallery OR Zoumboulakis Galleries OR Pulse Art Gallery, the art galleries that have established a strong international profile globally and have played an important role in the capital’s modern cultural history.
11:45 – 13:15
Visit Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika Gallery and discover the cultural history of 20th-century Greece at the apartment and the art studio of one of the most important Modern Greek artists. The Gallery’s permanent exhibition includes the artist’s work, while it also features a range of temporary exhibitions that highlight Greek intellectual and artistic output with a focus on the period from the 1920s to the mid-1960s.
13:15 – 13:45
Walk down Ermou Street, the heart of Athens’ shopping district.
13:45 – 14:30
Meet the Artist – Visit the workshop of a contemporary Artist* who lives and works in the center of Athens for a truly unique chance to view his work at first hand. Chat about the Athens art scene and see the capital through the eyes of someone who is living and creating art in neighborhoods where artists have converted old industrial buildings into living spaces and workshops.
Ending Point: Monastiraki Square
* Hosting artists rotate frequently due to their production schedules and travel commitments.
** In the event of rain, the tour will still go head and alternative activities will be offered.