Teloglion Foundation of Art, Thessaloniki

Teloglion Foundation of Art, Thessaloniki

The Teloglion Foundation of Art was established in 1972 with the donation of the entire fortune, along with a very rich art collection, of Nestor and Aliki Teloglou to the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. This collection is now exhibited in a separate building on the university campus. Originally consisted mainly of the 19th and 20th centuries Greek artworks, the collection has now been enriched through further donations made by prominent individuals. At present, it contains ancient items, such as statuettes and pottery from the Hellenistic period, Corinthian and Roman pottery, Persian miniatures, Arabic and Chinese vases and dishes, and the likes. It also features some modern pieces, like the monumental work "The World of Cyprus" by Diamandis.

Operation hours: Tuesday,Thursday,Friday: 9 am - 2 pm; Wednesday: 9 am - 2 pm; 5 pm - 9 pm; Thursday: 7 pm-10 pm; Weekend:10 am-6pm.
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Sight Name: Teloglion Foundation of Art
Sight Location: Thessaloniki, Greece (See walking tours in Thessaloniki)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

Walking Tours in Thessaloniki, Greece

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles
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Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles