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EVENT

MOMus – Museum Alex Mylona

VENUE

MOMus - Museum Alex Mylona

Agion Asomaton 5, Athens

DATE

01 - 31 May 2022

COMPLETED

DESCRIPTION

MOMus-Museum Alex Mylona promotes sculptural expression, supports the synthesis of sculptural arts and interdisciplinary-hybrid projects, enhances young sculptors, showcases and promotes the artistic contribution of its founder, Alex Mylona.
Along with the permanent presentation of Mylona’s works in the venue, the museum also holds temporary exhibitions on contemporary sculptors’ or/and group exhibitions. Educational programmes and parallel events also take place.
The museum is one of the five museums / departments that constitute the Metropolitan Organisation of Museums of Visual Arts of Thessaloniki (MOMus), the largest museum organization in the country since 2018, the year of its foundation.

Permanent exhibition with works by Alex Mylona
On the fringe of the Athens Archaeological Park, MOMus-Museum Alex Mylona is housed in an impressive eclecticism building designed in 1920 by Vassilis Tsagris. Alex Mylona (1920-2016) studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts. She worked in Greece and France. In 1960, she represented Greece at the Venice Biennale. In 1986, the National Gallery-Alexandros Soutsos Museum in Athens hosted a large retrospective of her work. In her later years, she founded the Alex Mylona Museum of Contemporary Art (2004) ―today MOMus-Museum Alex Mylona―, looking for a permanent, public home for her works and for a place that would always welcome the works of young aspiring artists.

Temporary exhibition “In the sculptor’s studio” until September 11, 2022 

Opening days & hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00-19:00, Thursday 11:00-22:00, Monday closed
Last admission: 30 minutes before closing
Tickets: 4€ full admission. Available reduced and free admission for certain groups with a valid ID
Guided tours to all exhibitions in the venue take place every Saturday and Sunday at 13:00, by calling on +30 210 3215717 or by sending email on reception.mam@momus.gr, on the cost of the admission fee.

 

The event follows all required guidelines of the public health authority to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

 

Closest Metro Station: Thissio

Metro to Venue: 3 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility YES

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