Athens Street Art Walks: Psirri

Outdoor Athens

22 May 2024




Monastiraki Metro Station

Monastiraki Square, Athens


This activity is only available in the Greek language.

The Street Art Walks will tour three characteristic Athenian neighborhoods – Psirri, Exarchia, Metaxourgeio – to discover iconic street art and graffiti that give a special color to each area.

Through discussion of the critical approach to each of these works, especially their relationship with the city and its inhabitants, we will become familiar with the artists who have helped define the aesthetic experience of modern Athens.

Street art is perhaps the most dynamic artistic movement today and one of the main shapers of contemporary urban visual culture. The artists work upon the walls and surfaces of our cities while at the same time sending messages and communicating their feelings and ideas.



Wednesday 22 May – afternoon walk in Psirri (meeting point Monastiraki Metro station: Monastiraki Square exit)

Saturday, May 25 – evening walk in Exarchia (meeting point the Metro Station Panepistimio: exit Panepistimiou street)

Wednesday 29 May – afternoon walk in Metaxourgeio (meeting point Metaxourgeio Metro station: Karaiskaki Square exit)


The tours are carried out as part of the This is Athens – City Festival by Thanasis Houliaras, artist, curator and writer, and PhD candidate at the Department of Communication & Media Studies at the University of Athens.

Closest Metro Station: Monastiraki

Metro to Venue: 2 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility No


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