- The International Rescue Committee (IRC) receives a $15 million grant over five years from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) to support its emergency response efforts and organizational infrastructure systems. This is the largest foundation award the IRC has ever received for its infrastructure programs.
27 OCTOBER 2016The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) Earns the Prestigious Platinum Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) CertificationThe U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the organization that has developed the leading international certification system for green buildings, has announced that the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has received a Platinum level LEED certification, the highest possible rating for environmentally conscious and sustainable buildings.
- On October 24th, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation was honored with the 2016 Hadrian Award from the World Monuments Fund. The annual Hadrian Award is given to a person or organization to recognize leadership towards appreciation and preservation of the world’s art and architecture. It was named after Roman Emperor Hadrian, who was regarded as a great patron of the arts.
- On October 11th, the Science Museum in London opened their new permanent interactive gallery designed to inspire the next generation.
21 OCTOBER 2016SNF Honored with Humanitarian Champion Award by the Center for Urban Community ServicesOn Wednesday, October 19th, the Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS) honored the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) with the Humanitarian Champion Award.
- On Tuesday, October 18th, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) honored Dr. Thomas Sculco for his longstanding service to HSS. Dr. Sculco, now Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus, was officially appointed the Thomas P. Sculco, MD Chair in Orthopedic Surgery.
20 OCTOBER 2016Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Antiquity Exhibit Opens at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient WorldOn Wednesday, October 19th the Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Antiquity exhibition opened to the public at The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) in New York City. The exhibit explores ancient origins of modern conceptualization and organization of time.
- The Stavros Niarchos Foundation will hand over the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center to the Greek State in early 2017. During the transition phase, the Foundation continues its mission to introduce the project to the public through a daily and dynamic program of free public events that, offers visitors an opportunity to experience SNFCC’s programmatic potential, and its place as an urban destination for everyone.
- On Tuesday, October 18th, the exhibition Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years opened at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) in New York City. The exhibit, supported in part by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, will display the works of visionary Greek-American artist, Peter Voulkos, through the early years of his career (1953 – 1968).