Where: Benaki Museum – Pireos Building
138 Pireos and Andronikou Streets, 11854 Athens
When: 15.09.2022 – 26.02.2023
Thursday and Sunday,
Friday and Saturday,
The Alpha Bank Art Collection is participating in the major commemorative exhibition “Asia Minor: Splendour – Catastrophe – Uprooting – Regeneration” for the 100-year anniversary since the Asia Minor Catastrophe. The Benaki Museum and the Centre for Asia Minor Studies present the history of the Asian Minor Greeks.
More than 1,000 exhibits and over 500 photos bring to life the heyday of Hellenism before the persecutions, during the tumultuous 1919-1923 period, as well as the settlement and integration of the refugees in Greece.
The exhibition is held under the patronage of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic Ms Katerina Sakellaropoulou.
For the purposes of the exhibition the Alpha Bank Art Collection lent 7 works of art:
Find out more about the Art Gallery’s participation in the exhibition “Asia Minor: Splendour – Catastrophe – Uprooting – Regeneration”.