"Art Gallery of the Society for Macedonian Studies" Thessaloniki Things to Do Tip by dimilag

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Art Gallery was founded in 1975 in order to promote and disseminate modern Greek art. It is situated at the top floor of the building which also houses the State Theatre of Northern Greece. The building was designed by the architect Vassilis Kassandras and stands directly opposite the White Tower. It has a wonderful sea view.

The collection comprises from aprox. 400 works, paintings, engravings andsculptures, mostly by artists from Thessaloniki and Macedonia in general, though there are also works by major artists from the rest of Greece and other countries too. The exhibition presents a picture of the basic orientations of visual expression in nothern Greece, as also of the development of modern Greek art since 1850 like the following artists Tassos Kyriazopoulos, Spyros Vassiliou, Thalia Flora Karavia, Nikos Sahinis, Émile Gerlach, Yorgos Apotsos, Kostas Karanos, Anna Hristoforidou, Kyriakos Cabadakis, and Apostolos Kilessopoulos. The gallery extends its interest to organising solo and group temporary exhibitions to promote contemporary art.

It has free admission and its opening hours are Sunday-Friday 09.00-14.00

Address: 1 Nikolaou Germanou St, 54621, Thessaloniki
Phone: 0030 2310 238601

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  • Written May 27, 2007
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