Guided Tours at the SNFCC and the exhibition Takis: Cosmos in Motion

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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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In this new English language tour, visitors are guided through the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, designed by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW), and the tours take place inside the state-of-the-art building complex that includes the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera as well as the interior and exterior public space surrounding the buildings.

At the same time, on the occasion of the art exhibition with emblematic sculptures of the internationally renowned artist Takis (Panagiotis Vasilakis, 1925-2019) at the Cultural Center Stavros Niarchos Foundation, visitors browse at some of his artworks. The exhibition, which is entitled Τakis: Cosmos In Motion, was made possible by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). Presenting 46 representative works by the leading Greek artist in the public spaces of the SNFCC, the show will introduce Takis to a new generation, as well as providing those already familiar with his work with a fresh perspective on its significance.

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center redesigned the tours' program following all the necessary safety and public health measures. The tours include a reduced number of participants and take place daily at the following slots:

Tours in English: 10.00, 18.00 

Meeting point: SNFCC LOBBY
Tour duration: 60'
Number of participants per tour: max 10 

banner photo credits: SNFCC / Panos Kokkinias, Aeolians, Painted iron & aluminum,1978 & 1983 ©Takis Foundation, ADAGP-Paris, OSDEETE-Athens

For your participation in the tour the use of mask is mandatory.

Useful information:

  • Pre-registrations are canceled 15' prior to the commencement of the event in case of no-shows.
  • Pre-registration is required both for adults and children.
  • Participants are advised to be at the event's location 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the event.
  • Τhe SNFCC is fully accessible for people with disabilities. For further information please check here

For their safe participation,participants from 4 to 11 years old must demonstrate, upon arrival at the venue , a self-test of negative result (of 24 hours) from the website While for adults ,as well as for underage participants 12 years and older it is necessary to demonstrate a valid vaccination certificate or certificate of recovery ,in accordance with the provisions of Joint Ministerial Decision no.Δ1α /ΓΠ.οικ.53950 (ΦΕΚ 4054 /Β/ 04-09-2021)

For all cases of an official document demonstration, a parallel identity check of the holder will be carried out.

The use of face mask and social distancing measures are suggested in indoor and outdoor areas of the SNFCC, in accordance with Hellenic National Public Health Organization regulations.

Due to public health measures, eventually some spaces will not be accessible during the public tours and there may be changes regarding either the staging of the event, or the maximum number of participants.

The majority of SNFCC events are free and open to all, thanks to an exclusive grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).


Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
364, Syggrou Ave.
176 74 Kallithea

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Τ: 216-8091000