International Museum Day 2018 at the Benaki Museum
International Museum Day 2018 at the Benaki Museum
FROM 15/05/2018 - TO 20/05/2018

Tuesday May 15th 2018, 19:30, Benaki Museum of Greek Culture, 1 Koumbari street

Event honouring the Museum of Modern Art in Andros of Vassilis & Eliza Goulandris Foundation


Friday May 18th 2018

Free admission to all the Benaki Museum buildings (Benaki Museum of Greek Culture, Museumof Islamic Art, Ghika Gallery, Pireos 138, Toy Museum, Yannis Pappas’ Studio)


Saturday May 19th, 11:30-14:00, atrium Benaki Museum / Pireos 138

“Architectural Games”

An educational programme for children aged from 5 to 10 years at the Modern Greek Architecture Archives. 


Saturday May 19th, 11:00-12:30 and 13:00-14:30, ground floor exhibition gallery, Benaki Museum /Pireos 138

“Faces and Images. From the Bank of Greece Collection”

Two exciting routes to the exhibition “Frames of Reference. From the Bank of Greece Collection.”


Sunday May 20th, 10:00-18:00, atrium Benaki Museum / Pireos 138

"Shedia" Street Magazine at the Benaki Museum

On the occasion of the celebration of the 2018 International Museum Day, with the theme "Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics", the Benaki Museum “visits” 138 Pireos St. with the greek street paper SHEDIA (, presenting the paper’s activity and its contribution to society.

At the same time, a new collaboration is launched between the Benaki Museum Shop and ‘shedia art’ (, the new project of "Shedia", a deeply social and profound environmental program which builds on and promotes up-cycling.


Friday May 18th, Saturday 19th and Sunday May 20th

The Benaki Museum SHOPS (1 Koumbari street, 3 Kriezotou street and 138 Pireos street) will offer the following discounts:

10% on shop items

30% on Benaki Museum publications of the last two years (2017-2018)

50% on the rest of the Benaki Museum publications

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