Museums

Museums

Tsoclis Museum

 

The main aim of the Museum is to promote awareness of Costas Tsoclis’s work, so that the general public can be brought into contact with contemporary art.

The Museum holds a complete archive of the artist’s works, and television programmes dedicated to his thought and work will be shown daily in a special viewing room. Read more.

 

 

Archaeological Museum

 

Located on the main road leading from the port to the church of Megalochari. You will find a rich collection of pottery and household items from various periods, vases of the geometric period and amphorae and

large clay pots and tombstones of the 5th century, found in Exombourgo and in Cavos. Pieces of the Poseidon and Amphitriti temple are exhibited in the courtyard of the museum. Read more

 

 

Museum of Marble Craft

 

This museum presents the technology of marble, as well as a detailed description of the necessary equipment and techniques used.

 

At the same time, the social and economic context,

in which local laboratories were developed, emerges,

with the emphasis given on pre-industrial and early industrial Tinos,

the main center of modern Greek marble craft. Read more

 

 

Art Gallery

 

Established in 1961 following a donation to the Panhellenic Holy Foundation of Evanghelistria of Tinos,

it includes many important works of Greek and foreign painters. Read more.

 

 

Giannoulis Chalepas museum

 

The works of the great Greek sculptor (Pyrgos 1851-1938) are exhibited in the Cultural Center of the Holy Foundation.

The artistic career of the sculptor is divided into three periods. The exhibition includes 19 works of the second period, among them...Read more.

 

 

Antonios Sochos museum

 

A very special exhibition is that of Antonios Sochos (Ysternia 1888-1975), who was professor in the School of Fine Arts and member of the Academy of Athens. His 16 sculptures, donated by himself to the Holy Foundation in 1966, made mostly of plaster and wood, but also of clay and marble, cover the entire period of his sculpture creativeness.

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