Always vibrant and inspiring, Athens has become a remarkable modern art scene center. These are the must-visit contemporary galleries to visit before you leave the city.
For more than a century, they’ve been narrating the story of Art’s journey through works full of stories and they’ve been bringing Contemporary Art closer to Greek homes.
The Breeder gallery was founded in 2002 out of the need for creating an artistic dialogue between Athens and the world. Over the past eighteen years, The Breeder gallery has been a pioneer in the development of the contemporary art scene in Athens.
Skoufa Gallery opened in 1981 exhibiting works by contemporary Greek artists.Host of historically significant, contemporary artists of the 1930’s, the gallery aims to introduce the then-emerging generation of Greek artists.Skoufa Gallery is committed to promoting the polymorphic character of art in the contemporary age.
CAN gallery is a contemporary art gallery focused on bringing the best of young and emerging local and international art in the city.
Since its inception in 1995 Kalfayan Galleries have been a pioneer in the expansion of the contemporary art scene in Greece.
With a particular focus on Greece, the Balkans and the MENASA region, the gallery’s roster acts as a bridge between Eastern and Western visual culture. The gallery has established a strong international profile globally through a broad spectrum of projects and collaborations with museums, art institutions and artists.
Founded in 2013 and based in the neighborhood of Koukaki, State if Concept is an independent platform that fosters the appreciation for local and international contemporary art and the growth of artistic and curatorial practice.
Gagosian is a global gallery specializing in modern and contemporary art with exhibition spaces across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Established by Larry Gagosian in Los Angeles in 1980.
Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art is an arts foundation that houses the art collection of Greek businessman Dakis Joannou. Deste Foundation commissions new work by emerging and established international contemporary artists.