Message from the Chair of the Board of Trustees
Boards of Trustees
Byzantine and Post-Byzantine era
Paul & Alexandra Canellopoulos
The course of Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos led to the richest collection of Greek art and to a Foundation that meets the needs and demands of each era.
Birth of Paul Canellopoulos
Birth of Alexandra Lontou-Canellopoulos
Paul Canellopoulos purchases the first two works of what will evolve into his rich collection: the 16th c., Byzantine-style icons of Panagia and St Nicholas.
Paul Canellopoulos obtains a collector’s license and augments his private collection.
Paul Canellopoulos is appointed Director of the TITAN Cement Company, and later becomes its Managing Director (1941-1945),
Marriage of Paul Canellopoulos and Alexandra Lontou
Donation of the private collection of Paul Canellopoulos to the Greek State
Paul Canellopoulos is awarded by the French Republic
The Paul & Alexandra Canellopoulos Museum opens to the public
July. Paul Canellopoulos is made a Grand Commander of the Order of the Phoenix by the President of the Hellenic Republic Constantinos Tsatsos
December. Paul Canellopoulos is awarded by the Academy of Athens
Publication of the Book "Thoughts" of Paul Canellopoulos
Establishment of the Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos Foundation
Paul Canellopoulos dies
Construction of new wing for the P & A Canellopoulos Museum
Alexandra Canellopoulos dies
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