- Art Gallery -

 

.


The Museum of Greek Folk Art is a museum in Athens, Greece. The museum was founded in 1918 as the Museum of Greek Handicrafts in the Tsisdarakis Mosque in Monastiraki, which later became the National Museum of Decorative Arts and in 1959 it obtained its current name. In 1973 the most of the collection and the main functions of the museum were moved to 17 Kydanthinaion Str. in Plaka and the mosque was annexed to it. Other annexes are the old "Public Baths" at Kyrrestou 8 and one at Thespidos 8, both also in Plaka.
The Tsisdarakis Mosque in Monastirali Square
Tsisdarakis Mosque
For more details on this topic, see Tsisdarakis Mosque.

The Tsisdarakis Mosque in Monastiraki square is one of the annexes of the Museum of Greek Folk Art, housing the "V. Kyriazopoulos Collection of Folk Pottery".
The Public Baths in Plaka,
8 Kyrristou Str.
The Public Baths

The old Public Baths in 8 Kyrristou Str. is the only surviving and very well preserved Public Baths building in Athens and it is another annex of the Folk Art Museum.

See also

List of museums in Greece


External links

Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs
City of Athens

Ancient Greece

Science, Technology , Medicine , Warfare, , Biographies , Life , Cities/Places/Maps , Arts , Literature , Philosophy ,Olympics, Mythology , History , Images

Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire

Science, Technology, Arts, , Warfare , Literature, Biographies, Icons, History

Modern Greece

Cities, Islands, Regions, Fauna/Flora ,Biographies , History , Warfare, Science/Technology, Literature, Music , Arts , Film/Actors , Sport , Fashion

---

Cyprus

Greek-Library - Scientific Library

Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/"
All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

Greece

Index

Hellenica World