Benaki Museum: Poor Things, The Costumes

In summer 2024, the Benaki Museum in collaboration with Searchlights Pictures brings to Athens the exhibition ‘Poor Things. The Costumes.’ The inauguration event was attended by the Academy Award® and British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) winning costume designer Holly Waddington. ‘Poor Things. The Costumes’ will run from 12 June to […]

Scotland – Love at first sight (gaol aig a ‘chiad shealladh)

The 18th century, witnessed a reversal in the city’s fortunes as its council leaders and great thinkers of the Enlightenment restyled Edinburgh as ‘the Athens of the North’. As Athens had been a center for ancient learning, New Town Edinburgh now flaunted its credentials as a world leader for academic discipline, reasoning and discovery.

D. Daskalopoulos Collection Gift

Dimitris Daskalopoulos announced on April 13th, 2022, the donation of a major body from the D. Daskalopoulos Collection of modern art to leading institutions in Athens, Chicago, New York and the United Kingdom. A private collection becomes a resource for the public benefit. Over 350 works by 142 artists from […]