• ANCIENT ART

    The Canellopoulos Collection

    “…our concern for as many antiquities as possible to remain in our country or be repatriated led to the acquisition of over 6,500 objects…”

    Alexandra Canellopoulos

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  • BYZANTINE ART

    The Canellopoulos Collection

    An icon of Virgin Mary was the start for the Canellopoulos Collection, which presents the evolution of painting from Byzantium to this day.

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  • DESPOTIKO SPONSORSHIP

    The sanctuary of Apollo

    We support the efforts of the archaeological team with the prospect of turning the uninhabited island into an open museum for showcasing the Greek spirit and civilization.

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  • DELOS SPONSORSHIP

    Restoration of the stoa of
    Philip V

    The partial restoration of the stoa of Philip V by the Cyclades Ephorate of Antiquities proceeds with funding by the Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos Foundation.

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  • ANCIENT ART

    The Canellopoulos Collection

    “…our concern for as many antiquities as possible to remain in our country or be repatriated led to the acquisition of over 6,500 objects…”

    Alexandra Canellopoulos

    READ MORE
  • BYZANTINE ART

    The Canellopoulos Collection

    An icon of Virgin Mary was the start for the Canellopoulos Collection, which presents the evolution of painting from Byzantium to this day.

    READ MORE
  • DESPOTIKO SPONSORSHIP

    The sanctuary of Apollo

    We support the efforts of the archaeological team with the prospect of turning the uninhabited island into an open museum for showcasing the Greek spirit and civilization.

    READ MORE
  • DELOS SPONSORSHIP

    Restoration of the stoa of
    Philip V

    The partial restoration of the stoa of Philip V by the Cyclades Ephorate of Antiquities proceeds with funding by the Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos Foundation.

    READ MORE

The Foundation

The Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos Foundation is a legal entity in private law, founded by Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos in 1999.

The objectives of the Foundation are to showcase Greek art, to advance the knowledge and appreciation of Greek culture, to promote the cause of education and to undertake and support activities assisting charities and the less privileged members of society.

Emblematic exhibits from the archaeological survey in the Cyclades come to Athens.

The Byzantine & Christian Museum of Athens hosts, from Wednesday, Nov 22 to Sunday, Nov 26, a conference “On the Cycladic Islands; Archaeological Work in the Cyclades” and the exhibition “Cycladic snapshots from the monuments and their…

The systematic archaeological research at Hiliomodi uncovers precious finds for the fifth time

  An excavation was carried out for the fifth year in a row in the area of Hiliomodi, Corinthia, with Dr Elena Korka, General Director of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage of the Ministry of Culture heading an interdisciplinary team…

Delos: Restoring the Stoa of Philip III: the necessary preparatory work and the long and arduous course towards an outcome which is expected to justify our efforts

  Restoring an edifice of major value and significance for both ancient and contemporary Greece is a long and arduous process, but the outcome vindicates those who carry it out and support it because it remains as a cultural legacy…

Timeline

The Timeline tells the story of the Foundation through important milestones.

Ancient Art

Explore the most representative objects of the periods ranging from prehistoric to late Roman times.

Byzantine Art

Explore one of the most important private collections of Byzantine end Post-Byzantine art.

Grants

Contribution to the arts, culture and society.