Arts



A. G. Leventis Foundation
Established in May 1979, the A. G. Leventis Foundation is the outcome of the vision of the Cypriot entrepreneur Anastasios G. Leventis (1902-1978), who laid the bases of its focus on society, education and culture.

Μουσείο Μπενάκη
Το Μουσείο Μπενάκη συγκαταλέγεται στις μεγάλες εκείνες δωρεές που αύξησαν τα περιουσιακά στοιχεία του κράτους, ενώ ταυτόχρονα αποτελεί και τον παλαιότερο μουσειακό οργανισμό που λειτουργεί στην Ελλάδα ως Ίδρυμα Ιδιωτικού Δικαίου. Με τις εκτεταμένες ενότητες των εκθεμάτων του, που καλύπτουν περισσότερους από έναν πολιτισμικούς τομείς, αλλά και τη γενικότερη λειτουργία του, που εξυπηρετεί περισσότερες από μία κοινωνικές ανάγκες, το Μουσείο Μπενάκη, προσφέρει ένα μοναδικό ίσως υπόδειγμα σύνθετης δομής μέσα στο ευρύτερο πλέγμα των μουσειακών ιδρυμάτων της Ελλάδας.

Κοινωφελές Ίδρυμα Αλέξανδρος Σ. Ωνάσης
Το Κοινωφελές Ίδρυμα Αλέξανδρος Σ. Ωνάσης συστάθηκε τον Δεκέμβριο του 1975 σύμφωνα με την επιθυμία του Αριστοτέλη Ωνάση στο όνομα του γιου του Αλέξανδρου Ωνάση. Κατά τη ρητή βούληση του Αριστοτέλη Ωνάση, έδρα του Ιδρύματος είναι το Vaduz του Liechtenstein.

Σύνδεσμος Οργανωμένων Φιλογικών και Ιστορικών Αρχείων
ΣΟΦΙΑ σημαίνει βαθιά πνευματικότητα, η οποία προσφέρει στον άνθρωπο την ικανότητα να αξιοποιεί την πείρα και τις γνώσεις του, εφαρμόζοντας πλήθος αρετών. Ισορροπεί τις ανάγκες της καρδιάς με τις ανάγκες του πνεύματος και οδηγεί την ψυχή να συμπορεύεται με τη σοφία της φύσης, που είναι η αλήθεια και η ομορφιά. Με σκοπό να συνάδει το έργο του με την ουσία αυτής της έννοιας, στο Σ.Ο.Φ.Ι.Α. συγκεντρώθηκε πλούσιο συλλεκτικό υλικό, με τη φιλοδοξία να αξιοποιηθεί, και να προβληθούν σε ολόκληρο τον κόσμο τα ιστορικά κειμήλια της πολιτιστικής μας κληρονομιάς.

Μέγαρο Μουσικής Αθηνών
Ο Οργανισμός Μεγάρου Μουσικής Αθηνών ιδρύθηκε το 1981, με Πρόεδρο τον Χρήστο Δ. Λαμπράκη και ανέλαβε την ευθύνη της ολοκλήρωσης των εργασιών και στη συνέχεια τη λειτουργία του Μεγάρου. Eίναι μη κερδοσκοπικός οργανισμός και διοικείται από συμβούλιο του οποίου τα μισά μέλη διορίζονται από το Υπουργείο Πολιτισμού και Τουρισμού και τα άλλα μισά από τον Σύλλογο ''Οι Φίλοι της Μουσικής'', επίσης μη κερδοσκοπικό κοινωφελή φορέα. The Athens Concert Hall organisation was founded in 1981 and is a non-profit organisation. Half of the governing board's members are appointed by the Ministry of Culture.The rest are appointed by the Friends of Music Society, also a non-profit organisation. Welcome to the Athens Concert Hall website. Since it opened its doors to the public in 1991, the Athens Concert Hall has been regarded as one of the most comprehensive culture centres in Europe. Its superb acoustics has been acclaimed both by the public and by renowned performers of the music and art world.

Ανωτάτη Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών
Επίσημη ιστοσελίδα με πληροφορίες, ανακοινώσεις και δραστηριότητες σχετικά με τη σχολή καλών τεχνών. Athens School of Fine Arts was established on 12 January 1837, known as the School for the Arts. In the beginning the School of Arts included three departments: the Crafts' School (part-time school), Industrial Crafts' School (full-time school) and Fine Arts School (full-time higher education).

artnet—The Art World Online
artnet is the leading resource for the international art market and the principal platform for art auctions on the Internet. With products such as artnet Auctions, the artnet Price Database, artnet Galleries, and artnet Analytics Reports, artnet is the only company to offer a comprehensive combination of art market resources. Founded in 1989 and online since 1995, artnet was the first online source for art research and pricing. artnet provides reliable information and market transparency to art collectors, galleries, auction houses, museums, and investors.

ARKEN Museum of Modern Art
På ARKEN kan du opleve moderne kunst, samtidskunst og en markant arkitektur, der alene er et besøg værd.

The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
On 28 March (17 according to the old style) 1776, Catherine II granted the prosecutor, Prince Pyotr Urusov, the "privilege" of "maintaining" theatre performances of all kinds, including masquerades, balls and other forms of entertainment, for a period of ten years. And it is from this date that Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre traces its history.

ALBERTINA, Palais
Welcome at ALBERTINA MUSEUM join us for regular news, pixx and stories around the Albertina.

The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
The collection of the State Hermitage includes more than three million works of art and artefacts of the world culture. Among them are paintings, graphic works, sculptures and works of applied art, archaeological finds and numismatic material.

Cyprus Modern Art
Welcome to Cyprus Modern Art. My name is Harry Karayiannis and I would like to thank you for visiting my website. I have been collecting artwork for over twenty years now, and through a painstaking effort, long time and quite a lot of money I managed to put together a sizeable collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics and engravings.

Salvador Dali Museum
The Salvador Dalí Museum shall educate the public and promote understanding, enjoyment and scholarly examination of art through the exhibition of works by Dalí and artists of similar vision. The Salvador Dalí Museum shall preserve and expand its collection of art of Dalí and related archival material.

Salvador Dali Art Gallery
Salvador Dali Art Gallery is a tribute to one of the greatest abstract artists of all time. The site includes a wealth of information about the artist, including an extensive gallery of masterpiece paintings, drawings, watercolors and objects. Also information on abstract art and surrealism and dadaism movements.

ArtCyclopedia
The Artcyclopedia is an index of online museums and image archives: find where the works of over 8,000 different fine artists can be viewed online.

The Musee du Louvre, Paris
The Louvre, in its successive architectural metamorphoses, has dominated central Paris since the late 12th century. Built on the city's western edge, the original structure was gradually engulfed as the city grew. The dark fortress of the early days was transformed into the modernized dwelling of François I and, later, the sumptuous palace of the Sun King, Louis XIV. Here we explore the history of this extraordinary edifice and of the museum that has occupied it since 1793.

Musée national du Moyen Âge
Le site du Musée National du Moyen Age - thermes gallo-romains et l'hôtel des abbés de Cluny à Paris.

The National Gallery, London
The National Gallery houses the national collection of Western European painting from the 13th to the 19th centuries. It is on show 361 days a year, free of charge.

The Fitzwilliam Museum
The Fitzwilliam Museum was described by the Standing Commission on Museums & Galleries in 1968 as “one of the greatest art collections of the nation and a monument of the first importance”.

Victoria and Albert Museum, London
The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's greatest museum of art and design.

Bauhaus - Dessau, Germany
The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation is a centre of research, teaching and experimental design. In addition to conserving, researching into and passing on the Bauhaus heritage the Foundation focuses on cities – their contradictions and cultural strength in the face of demographic developments, globalisation and the technological revolution.

The Metropolitan Museun of Art, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which includes its Main Building on Fifth Avenue and The Cloisters museum and gardens in northern Manhattan, dates back to 1866.

The British Museum, London
The British Museum was founded in 1753, the first national public museum in the world. From the beginning it granted free admission to all 'studious and curious persons'. Visitor numbers have grown from around 5,000 a year in the eighteenth century to nearly 6 million today.

Fondazione Musei Civici Veneziani
The Foundation was founded following the resolution passed by the Comune di Venezia Council board on March 3rd 2008 with the objective of managing and developing the immense cultural and artistic heritage of the Musei Civici di Venezia.

Moderna Museet
Moderna Museet has one of the world’s finest collections of 20th and 21st century art. The photography collection goes back as far as 1840.

Royal Academy of Arts, London
The Royal Academy of Arts has a unique position in being an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects whose purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions, education and debate. The Academy was founded by George III in 1768.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The National Gallery of Art was conceived and given to the people of the United States by Andrew W. Mellon (1855–1937). Mellon was a financier and art collector from Pittsburgh who came to Washington in 1921 to serve as secretary of the treasury. During his years of public service he came to believe that the United States should have a national art museum equal to those of other great nations.

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, primarily of the modern and contemporary periods, through exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications.

Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia
11 museums with over 40,000 square metres of exhibition space. 10 centuries of architecture and decorations. Over 200,000 works of art in the collections and 2,000,000 naturalist exhibits.

Royal Albert Hall, London
Music and entertainment venue. Profile, visitor information and upcoming events with box office. Also includes this charity's annual review.

Museums and Galleries in Prague
Museums and galleries in Prague. National Museum, National Gallery, Municipal Gallery, etc. How to get there, opening times, admission. The rich artistic heritage of Prague and the Czech lands can be admired in Prague's many museums and galleries. The numerous expositions of the National Gallery, Municipal Gallery, National Museum, and other institutions contain extensive collections of art of all styles and eras, ranging from fine art to applied arts to sculpture, and spanning over two millenniums. Our Prague Museums and Prague Art Galleries pages provide information on many museums and galleries in Prague, including their address, information on how to get there, hours, admission, and website.

London Palladium
It is a venue to which all performers aspire and has hosted more annual Royal Variety Performances than any other theatre. Welcome to the official website of the London Palladium – designed by Frank Matcham – which opened on Boxing Day 1910 and became famous, partly through television, as the “Ace Variety Theatre of the World”. Among the greats that have played here are Bob Hope, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Sophie Tucker, Ethel Merman, Howard Keel, Arthur Askey, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Tommy Steele, Julie Andrews, Ken Dodd, the Two Ronnies, Bruce Forsyth and Cliff Richard.

Internet Broadway Database
IBDB (Internet Broadway Database) archive is the official database for Broadway theatre information. IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today.

Virtual Museum of Canada
virtualmuseum.ca is your definitive online resource for Canada's museums and their collections. It's a unique space featuring over 600 virtual exhibits, nearly 1 million images, and a wealth of engaging multimedia content. Dive into a world of arts, science, and history and explore our stories as told by Canadian museums.

Virtual Museum of Arts El Pais
MUVA, the Virtual Museum of Art, has been conceived as a dynamic, interactive museum bringing together the most renowned works of contemporary Uruguayan art, an important contributor to Latin American art. MUVA makes it possible to get to know little-explored, often almost inaccessible areas. It allows viewers to reach works in artists’ studios and in private collections, including from the youngest artists to the masters. It likewise makes available a broad spectrum of Uruguay’s artistic creativity.

 

 
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