15 JULY 2016 / SNF Supports the Renovation of Patrick Leigh Fermor House in Kardamyli

Τhe SNF’s Board of Directors has approved a grant to the Benaki Museum for the repair and restoration works as well as the cost of the necessary equipment for the Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor House in Kardamyli. The unique property is expected to operate as a center for educational activities in collaboration with educational institutions in Greece and abroad.

The Benaki Museum in its announcement noted “The Benaki Museum’s Board of Trustees would like to once again thank the Stavros Niarchos Foundation for its continued and very generous support, and the inclusion of this project in its arts and culture grants. The unique location of the Leigh Fermor House, its distinctive architectural form and the luminance bestowed upon it by the author himself, in conjunction with the Benaki Museum’s supervision and the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, guarantee the creation of an exceptional centre which will gain a high place among many similar centres in Europe and the United States.”