The Benaki Museum aims to:
- preserve and make accessible as widely as possible its diverse collections through all available channels of communication and display;
- support research onto history, archaeology and the study of material culture, architecture, photography, visual and performing arts and literature;
- educate and engage its audiences through permanent, temporary and travelling exhibitions, courses, programmes, events, publications and openly available resources;
- play an active role in fostering social cohesion, safeguarding world heritage and inspiring intercultural dialogue; and
- maintain a dynamic connection with ongoing cultural processes in Greece and beyond.