- 07 November 2014 / The “Journey to the SNFCC” continues
The SNF’s Board of Directors approved a new grant regarding the expansion of the successful “Journey to the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center” (SNFCC) program to include visits around Greece. The “Journey to the SNFCC” program was originally announced in November 2013 and its main goal is to allow the general public, and especially the younger generation, to get acquainted with the philosophy of the SNFCC, through a series of interactive and open events. The program is funded exclusively by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
- 07 November 2014 / SNF approves €5 million grant to NLG
The preparations for the upcoming operation of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) include among others monthly meetings attended by SNF and SNFCC representatives, representatives of the Greek National Opera (GNO) and the National Library of Greece (NLG) as well as representatives from the relevant ministries and the Office of the Prime Minister.
- 04 November 2014 / The worksite of the SNFCC through the eyes of its employees
A different and innovative photo exhibition opens this Friday, November 7 (at 7:00 PM), at the Visitors Center of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, “zooming in” on the daily lives of the 1,200 people working daily on the SNFCC worksite, contributing to the timely completion of the project.
- 03 November 2014 / Τhe SNF Supports the Depression Era Exhibition at the Benaki Museum
The exhibition “Depression Era” at the Benaki Museum opens today, supported by the SNF. The exhibition, is organized by The Depression Era collective and the not-for-profit organization KOLEKTIV8, and is the result of a three year collaboration among 36 artists, writers, architects, journalists, and researchers, depicting the urban and social landscape of the crisis.
- 31 October 2014 / Awards ceremony by the Center for Talented Youth – CTY Greece
On October 29, the Center for Talented Youth – Greece held an awards ceremony in honor of the elementary and High School students who excelled in the special skills tests performed by CTY Greece and attended the special education program.
- 29 October 2014 / Born Free announces SNF grant to combat mother-to-child transmission of HIV
Born Free announces SNF grant to combat mother-to-child transmission of HIVOn October 27th, during an event co-hosted by LVMH and Born Free, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation challenge grant for Born Free’s efforts to combat mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Kenya and Tanzania was announced.
- 29 October 2014 / The Mobile Medical Units Visit Patmos
On October 30th, the Mobile Medical Units will visit the island of Patmos to provide extensive medical services, free of charge, to the residents of the island, where they will remain until November 3rd. This is the seventh mission of the Units, following the visits in Kastelorizo, Amorgo, Kasos, Astypalaia, Psarra and Fournoi.
- 27 October 2014 / Inauguration of Spyros Louis Cup Exhibition in Olympic Museum
On Sunday, October 26th, the official inauguration of the exhibition of the Spyros Louis Cup took place in the Olympic Museum in Lausanne. The Cup moved to the Olympic Museum in September from the Acropolis Museum where it had remained for two years. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation acquired the Spyros Louis Cup during an international auction in April 2012. The Foundation announced immediately its commitment to make the Cup available to the general public.
- 27 October 2014 / Museum Conference “Balkan Museums without Barriers” in Sarajevo
On October 28th, the conference “Balkan Museums without Barriers: Continuing to develop disabled people’s access to museums and heritage in the Western Balkans” will be held in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) organized by our grantee Cultural Heritage without Borders (CHWB) together with the Balkan Museum Network.