- 26 FEBRUARY 2014 / Zero Project Conference on Accessibility
On February 27th and February 28th , the Zero Project Conference on Accessibility will be held at the UN building in Vienna. The Conference is organized by the Essl Foundation, the World Future Council and the European Foundation Center together with their network partners, such as Ashoka and Disabled Peoples’ International. Four SNF grantees (Manchester Museum, MOMA, Cultural Heritage without Borders and Artesens) will participate at the conference highlighting their innovative practices.
- 26 FEBRUARY 2014 / EλCulture: From my home to the SNFCC
ElCulture.gr reports on the planned next steps for the educational program “Journey to the SNFCC” and the Visitors Center and analyses the reasons that the SNF chose to support the SNFCC.
- 25 FEBRUARY 2014 / SNF at the conference on “CSR in Action: A Panorama of CSR Activities in Greece”
John Zervakis, COO of the SNF’s Athens office, participates in the conference on “CSR in actions: A Panorama of CSR activities in Greece” organized by the trade publication Marketing Week.
- 25 FEBRUARY 2014 / Special Event at the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth (UK)
On February 26, the Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Mary Rose Museum as well as the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Learning Center and will have an opportunity to view at close quarters some of the unique artifacts in display. The Prince of Wales, President of the Mary Rose Trust, has been actively involved with the Mary Rose since his first dive on the wreck on July 30, 1975 and has followed the project very closely since the beginning.
- 24 FEBRUARY 2014 / Book Aid International Celebrates its 60th Anniversary
On February 26th, Book Aid International will host a reception at St. James Palace to celebrate its 60th Anniversary.
- 24 FEBRUARY 2014 / Kathimerini: The libraries of our future
Yiannis Trohopoulos, Managing Director of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), Lenia Vlavianou, Co-Chief Public Affairs Officer of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and Stavros Zoumboulakis, President of the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Greece (NLG) talk to Kathimerini and Maria Katsounaki about the SNFCC, which will house the new facilities of the NLG, the NLG’s new era and the future of libraries in Greece as a whole.
- 21 FEBRUARY 2014 / Inauguration of new extension of House of Families in Nice
On February 24th, the House of Families in Nice will celebrate the inauguration of its new extension, which doubles the hostel’s capacity. The project was made possible with support from the SNF.
- 20 FEBRUARY 2014 / SNFCC on the “Financing Creativity” Conference
Elly Andriopoulou, Chief Operating Officer of SNFCC, took part in the conference on “Financing Creativity” organized by the Ministry of Culture as part of the Greek EU Presidency.
- 12 FEBRUARY 2014 / Stavros Niarchos Foundation Makes Landmark Gift to Yale School of Art
Yale University announced today a contribution of $5 million from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The gift creates a permanent, unrestricted endowment at Yale that will support core priorities of the Yale School of Art, while naming in perpetuity the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Deanship. The endowment will help to advance the school’s leadership and presence in the global fine arts community.