Vorres Museum, Paiania

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The Vorres Museum is a diachronic museum of folk and contemporary art in Paiania, Athens, Greece. Its grounds cover 80 acres (320,000 m2) including several buildings, gardens and courtyards. Its collection includes over 6000 pieces covering 4000 years of Greek history and art. The museum has been donated by the Vorres family to the Greek state.

Its President and Founder was Greek philanthropist Ian Vorres (1924 - 2015), who studied art in Canada at [[Queen's University in Kingston Ontario and the University of Toronto. While there he met HIH Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna,(the sister of Russia's last Czar Nicholas II) who asked him to write her biography, which was published in 1962 as the "The Last Grand Duchess"
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  • The place is lovely, it connects the old and the new with its two types of collections (folk and contemporary art). Very interesting and different approach/suggestion to organize receptions, as well.....  more »
  • We had our business dinner gala there as the museum was closed for us. Good museum with some amazing arts and sculptures in the yard.  more »
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