Museum Of Photography
In 1987 a group of people has founded the organization “Parallaxis” and they have created the first museum of photography in Thessaloniki.
In 1995 the Organization “Thessaloniki Cultural Capital of 1997” founded the Museum of Photography, which in 1998 became an independent body.
Since December 2001, the Museum is housed in Warehouse 1 inside Thessaloniki’s port, in the same building with the Cinema Museum.
The mission of the museum is the collection of photographs, mostly historical and artistic ones, from all over Greece, to organize exhibitions and events for presenting the museum’s collection, to join forces and cooperate with other similar organizations and to publish photo books.
The museum has 57 photographs and 700 negatives of photographer Nelly, the archive with topics from fashion from the photographer Socrates Iordanidis, news stories, city scenery, and other similar images and photos from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70 while is getting ready to purchase the collection titled “Picture and Image” (the work of 39 contemporary Greek photographers), the archive of photographer Yannis Stylianos and part of the collection entitled “New Images”.
Since 1999 the museum has worked with a number of Greek and international organizations to undertake the organization of the “PHOTO-SYNKIRIA” the oldest and most prestigious photographic institution in the country.
(Closest bus stop Port in 50 meters distance)
See the nearest sights:
IncludedMuseum Of Photography
Bus stop 1: White Tower
Bus stop 2: Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
Bus stop 3: Agia Sofia
Bus stop 4: Agios Dimitrios
Bus stop 5: Byzantine Castles
Bus stop 6: Arch of Galerius (Kamara)
Bus stop 7: Aristotelous Square
Bus stop 8: Port of Thessaloniki
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