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Theodoros Papagiannis Musem of Contemporary Art

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Fantastic museum, well worth a stop

This is a gem, off the beaten track but really worth a stop. It could have easily been located in... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Tammy0364
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Interesting and friendly for young children

If you are in the area, worth the visit. Super friendly, we got an explanation about the background... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
mikshaza
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Sep 29, 2018
“Fantastic museum, well worth a stop”
Aug 25, 2018
“Interesting and friendly for young children”
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A unique museum at Ellinikon village, the birthplace of the internationally well known Greek sculptor Theodoros Papayiannis. His work although depicts the tradition of Epirus, is also modern and includes sculptures with ecological meaning or made...more
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Elementary School, Elliniko 440 13, Greece
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

Theodoros Papagianni , a well-known contemporary sculptor, comes from the village Elliniko. There he has converted part of his old primary school to a museum of contemporary art, which according to the artist “speak of our home, Epirus, and its history”. We visited the museum...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is a gem, off the beaten track but really worth a stop. It could have easily been located in Manhattan or any other major city and center of culture. The museum is in the sculptor's old elementary school in his home town, out of...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

If you are in the area, worth the visit. Super friendly, we got an explanation about the background and art.

Thank mikshaza
Reviewed March 2, 2017

A very original sculptor with modern pieces such as grand totems from recycled material but also some conventional busts as well. The garden is full of other sculptors work and the road leading to the museum too. A very inspiring ambience, Highly recommended!

Thank ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ Θ
Reviewed February 24, 2017

The museum, unique in its kind as a cultural offer all over Greece, serves and functions as a space of consistent quality, a place that produces innovation and an area which allows the individual to reflect on the local and its relation to the global....More

Thank christosmerantzas
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Theodoros Papagiannis has created in Elliniko village, in the mountainous area of Tzoumerka in Epirus, an outstanding cultural experience with two parts. The first part is the museum that houses a collection of his works depicting life in his native village as well as other...More

Thank AnAthenian
Reviewed August 29, 2016

A small village having this kind of mesum is a blessing. I thought i 'd get bored but there is so much to see. Breathtaking busts, historical engravings and inspirational mixed art sculptures. Papagiannis is a world known artist for a lot of reasons. While...More

Thank titamou
Reviewed August 21, 2016

A pleasant surprise for the average visitor who wishes to see contemporary artistic work he can identify with. The museum is well designed and the work of the artist is impressive. Watch the artwork of the same artist on the way to the village and...More

1  Thank Yannis Z
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

After reading about the artist it was important for us to stop at the museom. Very interesting exibition that gives the atmosphere of tradition in change.a good finnale for our days in zaguria and zumarka area. After the visit we drank coffee in a little...More

Thank Michal F
Reviewed January 24, 2016

This Museum is situated in the village called Ellenikon and more road signs to the museum should be put up. The museum guide is very good and the artist's work is most impressive. He should be applauded not only for his artistic ability but also...More

Thank Ingela
Reviewed October 11, 2015

The museum was a pleasant surprise. Papagiannis'works of art are an unexpected mixture of traditional and modern elements, and testify to a strong connection with the region's history

1  Thank Jan K
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