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While Greece is known for its major historical monuments and rich culture, the country also boasts some world-class art galleries, featuring the work of local and international artists. Athens and Thessaloniki are home to the majority of them, but you will also find interesting galleries in the islands. Buckle up; we are taking you on a tour to discover the top Greek art galleries.
Conveniently located in the heart of Thessaloniki, Artis Causa Gallery is well known in the art scene of the northern city. Offering a refreshing approach to art display, the gallery showcases contemporary local and foreign artists, with a focus on sculpture, painting, and video art and performance. Partnering with several art galleries across Europe as well as art experts, the gallery regularly participates in internationally-acclaimed art fairs.
Artis Causa, Mitropoleos 97, Thessaloniki, Greece, +30 2310 223041
The Rebecca Camhi Gallery is unique gallery that was somewhat of a pioneer in the Athenian art scene, as it opted for a central location downtown when it opened in 1995. Now it has relocated to the Metaxourgeio district. Presenting a variety of artistic fields such as photography, paintings, video, sculpture and film, the gallery has presented important figures both at the national and international levels.
Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Leonidou 9, Metaxourgeio, Athens, Greece, +30 210 5233049
Located in the town of Trikala, Alma Gallery was established in 2010. With a focus on promoting an ongoing dialogue between modern and contemporary art in Greece, Alma has been showcasing up-and-coming as well as established Greek artists who work in a variety of media. The gallery now has a branch in Athens and hopes to introduce the general public to talented artists and promote the artistic vision of Greece abroad.
Alma Gallery, Karanasiou 13, Trikala, Greece, +30 243 107 4586
Established in December 2010, Cube Gallery is an art space created by Liana Zoza, the gallery’s art director and curator. With the mission to present emerging and established artists, the gallery focuses on contemporary art in all its forms but mainly photography, sculpture, painting, video art, performance and installation art. The gallery also has an innovative programme of events, including monthly solo and group exhibitions, as well as other art projects. Such events include Fresh Art and Art Fare, an ongoing project involving old and new collaborators, with the desire to make art affordable to the general public.
Cube Gallery, Miaouli 39, Patras, Greece, +30 2611 110069