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News: Exhibition in Athens
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Alfons Mucha, “La Nature” (c. 1900). Photo credit: Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe.
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by Archaeology Newsroom

Art Nouveau from Karlsruhe to Athens

The Benaki Museum presents exhibits from the Badisches Landesmuseum

“Art Nouveau – From the collections of the Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe” opens at the Benaki Museum April 6, 2017. The exhibition runs through May 21, 2017.

Within the framework of the Co-operation Agreement between the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg, an exhibition comprising select items from the Art Nouveau collections of the Badisches Landesmuseum is organized, aiming to display significant aspects of the Art Nouveau movement, from France, Germany, Austria, England and Belgium. 

A wide variety of representative exhibits, such as textiles, jewellery, tableware, decorative objects, furniture, prints, ceramics, reliefs and sculptures, designed by famous artists/designers, like Αlphonse Mucha, Hector Guimard, Daum Frères, Emile Gallé, Peter Behrens, Josef Hoffmann, Josef Maria Olbrich, Koloman Moser, Henry van de Velde, provides a kaleidoscopic image of the complex character of the Art Nouveau.

The exhibition will be shown in the Main Building of the Benaki Museum (1 Koumbari St. & Vas. Sofias Ave.)

Working Hours: Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 – 17:00; Thursday, Saturday: 9:00 – 00:00; Sunday: 9:00 – 15:00. Closed on Monday, Tuesday and holidays


For further information: tel 210 367 1000, fax 210 367 1063; [email protected]