The new museum of Basil and Elise Goulandris which showcases one of the most important private collections of modern Art internationally, opened its doors on October 1 and was inaugurated by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos.
The museum is located next to the Agios Spyridon square in the Pagrati district, housed in a 7,250 sq. m 11-storey building. It showcases the private collection of Basil and Elise Goulandris, which includes works of art by prominent artists of the modern and contemporary European avant-garde such as Paul Cézanne, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Jean Monet, Edgar Degas, Auguste Rodin, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and many others.
Visitors will also have the opportunity to see up close works by renowned Greek artists such as Konstantinos Parthenis, Spyros Vassiliou, Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas, Yannis Tsarouchis, Yannis Moralis and Panayiotis Tetsis.
The new museum will also host temporary exhibitions featuring Greek and foreign artists. The museum also houses in its premises, a café-restaurant, a shop, a 190-seat amphitheater, an art library and a children’s workshop.
Address: 13 Eratosthenous Street, Pagrati, tel: 210 72 52 895.