• Announcement regarding the Museum's opening hours on 22/6/17


    On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017, the Byzantine & Christian Museum will remain open until 19:00.


    08 June 2017 until 29 October 2017

    The first Greek Modernists And Eleftherios Venizelos

    2017 marks the 100th anniversary since the creation of the famous Techni Group, which has been identifiedin the consciousness of those who deal with the history of modern Greek artwith the birth of modernism in Greece. Was the role of the Techni Group so crucial, in the few years that it was active? Did it truly revitalize the art scene in the capital, which was oversaturated with the long-standing dominance of the Munich School? What was the Groups relationship with Venizelos policy, which embraced the young artists initiative from the very first moment? The anniversary of the centenary offers an opportunity for a fresh look on the Techni Group through a showcasing of the works themselves.

  • THE BYZANTINE WORLD of Elias Kontozamanis

    09 May 2017 until 02 July 2017

    The Byzantine and Christian Museum hosts the exhibition The Byzantine World of Elias Kontozamanis. The exhibition illuminates the personal painting approach of the historical narrative of a thousand year empire, the Eastern Roman Empire.


    08 April 2017 until 17 July 2017

    When Elephants Fight, It is the Frogs That Suffer-A Sonic Graffiti

    The installation consists of 16 loudspeakers playing a symphony of frogs croaking. The sound archive is made of a) frogs croaking b) human voices imitating frogs croaking c) human voices reciting proverbs d) human voices reading parts of Aristophanes play Frogs. Both Aristophanes Frogs and Ben Patterson's earlier work Pond have influenced the development and the artistic result of this work.