What’s up!! The Athens Art & Culture Association, issue 64

Events in the city


13 May

ART-ATHINA International Contemporary Arts Fair, 58 galleries from 11 countries. Faliro Taekwondo Pavilion Paleo Faliro (tram from syntagma sq) €10 €5 students. Start time: 13/05 12.00 End time 16/05 21.00

Photocopy exhibition + party Art expression and music, participation free. Athens School of Fine Arts 256 Pireos St. h 19.00 Until Sunday

One Love Reggae ideas Floral 80 Themistocleous St. Exarchia Sq h 20.30 Free entrance.

So delicious party R&B Shisha 10 Ethnarchi Makariou Av. Stadium Eirinis and Filias. Pireos. H 23.30 €15 with drink


14 May

Sugarwave bazaar 14 and 15/05 sunny and cool summer bazaar suggestions. Ash in Art 10 Irakleous St Metro Fix. H Friday 16.00-22.00 Sat 11.00-22.00. Free entrance.

Mojito Bay Opening Party summer opening with live performances of Matisse & 1550. h 22.00 Lompardas Beach, Agia Marina Free entrance. Open from morning

Disco Tango Dance party with electronic dance music Swing Bar 8 Iakchou & Evmolpidon St. Gazi. h 22.00 Free entrance

Le ballet de la mort An evening of 80’s pop, cold wave, new wave, post punk and gothic music Dasein 12 Dionysiou Solomou St. Exarchia h 23.00 Free entrance


15 May

Misuse Rock and post rock experimentation Μύγα Aisopou & 13 Mikonos St. Psirri h 21.30 €5

Liquid ‘90s Party Ammos Beach Palaia Loutra Alimou h 23.30. Free entrance

Fragola Hysteria A concept party with lots of strawberries in any form: liquid, fluid and pure. The Society 6 Kolokotroni St. Syntagma. H 22.00 Admission free.

Greece Gone Garage Festival An Club 13-15 Solomou St. Exarchia. h 21.30 €12


16 May

Maria Salmon on decks star dj set by the actress Tantra Beach Poseidon Av. Alimos Beach h 16.00. Admission free

Rock ´n´Roll night vol. 2 after party Roi Mat 17 Solomou, Exarchia. h 24.00 Free


17 May

Funcking Mondays Biggest hits of the 80’s, 80’s and 00’s. Messiah Club Gr Lampraki 2, Glyfada. h 24.00 dress code: funcking chic.

18 May

Under the stars An evening of dance music by Dj Viton Baraonda 43 Tsochas St. Ampelokipi Stop h22.00 Free entrance

New York New York Audio tribute to the music scene in New York with the slogan “big rotten apple, doctor makes a friend” Alley Cat 50 Konstantinoupoleos St. Gazi h 21.30 Free entrance

A Tribute to Nina Simone Jazz, soul and funk sounds Nouvelle Decadance 87 E. Benaki St. Exarchia h 22.00 Free

OnGoing Exhibitions

  • Josè Van Roy Dali homage to Salvador Dali. 55 paitings by the younger Dani in honour to his father. City of Athens Arts Centre V Sofias, Eleftherias Park.Hours 10.00-20.00 & Sun 10.00-14.00 Free Until 23/05
  • Faces of Modernism: Painting in Bulgaria, Greece, Romania. 1910-1940 120 works of art, integral part of the “Balkan Modernisms” project. Theocharakis Foundation Vasilisis Sofias & Merlin 9, Kolonaki. h 10-18 Thu-Fri 10-22.  €6 / €3
  • Stathis Floros Paintings. Theme: Residues relationships in life and generally residue of memories. Athens Art Gallery 4 Glykonos. Evangelismos. Tue-Fri 10-14 / 18-21. Sat 10-14:30 Until 22/05
  • Lina Theodorou – The Elephant Girl the dramatic hydrid is a new heroine “alive” in an installation consisting of drawings, paintings, sculpture, animation and text AAA (Athanassiadou art advice) 44 Alopekis St Kolonaki h Tues,Thu,Fri 12.00-14.00 ,18.00-21.00 Wed,Sat 12.00-14.00. Until 29/05
  • Nan Goldin photo exhibition by the dark star of the underground. (Rebecca Camhi Gallery 9 Leonidiou St Metaxourgio.) Until 29/05
  • Two oceans, one sea Exhibition of contemporary Mexican art. City of Athens Cultural Centre 50 Akadimias St. Panepistimio. Free. 9.00-13. 17.00-21.00 except  Mon and Sun evenings. Until 29/05
  • “Miró of Majorca” Works of the period at his workshop in Majorca. Oils and great number of engravings (Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Centre 254 Pireos Av. Metro Kallithea.) € 6 Until 30/05
  • Austria la vista, baby Exhibition of contemporary Austrian artists (painting, photography, installation, performance and object art) (TAF 5 Normanou. Monastiraki) h 13.00-24.00 Until 13/06
  • “Archetypes” Giorgos Triantafyllou 180 photographs illustrating huts and pens scatteres in the Greek landscape. Byzantine and Christian Museum 22 Vas Sofias, Kolonaki. Tues-Sun 8.30-15.00 (Free admission every Sunday) Until 30/06
  • Istanbul by Ara Güler, considered to be the most popular photographer of Istanbul. New Benaki Museum 138 Pireos Ave. 3€ Hours: Wen,Thu,Sun 10.00-18.00 Fri,Sat 10.00-22.00. Until 25/07
  • The Complete Sculptures of Edgar Degas 74 bronze sculptures of Degas no-one knew existed until now. (Herakleidon Museum 16 Herakleidon St Thisio. € 6 students € 4 h 13:00-21:00 Sun 11:00 – 19:00. Until 14/08.
  • The Artist’s Glance paintings by the polish artist Grzegorz Wnek Frissiras Museum 3&7 Monis Asteriou, Syntagma. Free. Until 30/08
  • Yang Fudong, Seven Intellectuals in a Bamboo Forest and other stories Fudong creates films, videos and photographs full of psychological tension and melancholy. National Museum of Contemporany Art Vas. Georgiou 17-19, entrance from Rigillis St. 3€ – 1,5€ (students) Thu afternoon free. Hours:  Tue to Sun 11.00-19.00. Thu 11.00-22.00. Until 5/09

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