The Museum

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The Averoff Museum of Neohellenic Art has operated in Metsovo, district of Ioannina, since August 1988. Its permanent exhibition comprises representative works by the major Greek painters, printmakers and sculptors of the 19th and 20th century, such as Gyzis, Lytras, Volanakis, Iakovides, Parthenis, Maleas, Galanis, Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas, Moralis, Tetsis, and many others. The museum’s Collection is regarded as one of the most complete and important of this period.

In addition to the Permanent Exhibition, the museum mounts temporary thematic, retrospective, group, and other special-interest exhibitions with art works selected from other museums and private collections in Greece and abroad. Its other events include scientific symposiums, meetings, tours, educational programs, and creative workshops. The Children’s Workshop of the Museum operates on a regular basis for the children of the region. Lastly, of special note is the museum’s extensive publishing enterprise.


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