The Nicholas P. Goulandris Foundation - Museum of Cycladic Art is a museum of Athens. It houses a notable collection of artifacts of Cycladic art. The museum was founded in 1986 in order to house the collection of Cycladic and Ancient Greek art belonging to Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris. Starting in the early 1960s, the couple collected Greek antiquities, with special interest in the prehistoric art from the Cyclades
islands of the Aegean Sea. The Museum's main building, erected in the centre of Athens
in 1985, was designed by the Greek architect Ioannis Vikelas. In 1991, the Museum acquired a new wing, the neo-classical Stathatos Mansion
Stathatos Mansion
at the corner of Vassilissis Sofias Avenue and Herodotou Street. See also[edit]

Cycladic art Cycladic civilization List of museums in Greece

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Museum of Cycladic Art official site Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Coordinates: 37°58′33.61″N 23°44′31.85″E / 37.9760028°N 23.7421806°E / 37.9760028; 23.7421806

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Benaki Museum Emfietzoglou Gallery Museum Frissiras Museum Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum Municipal Gallery of Athens National Gallery (Athens) National Glyptotheque National Museum of Contemporary Art


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University Museum Hellenic Children's Museum Hellenic Cosmos Numismatic Museum of Athens Theatrical Museum of Greece Postal & Philatelic Museum of Greece

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Georgios Averof Velos D16 SS Hellas Liberty Olympias

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