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Centre of Visual Arts and Research, Nicosia

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The Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR), located in Ermou Street, in the heart of the walled city of Nicosia, opened in 2014. CVAR is home to the Costas & Rita Severis collections which include paintings, traditional costumes and memorabilia related to Cyprus and its neighbours. CVAR also houses a library and research centre with over 5,000 volumes which are available to scholars and casual readers alike. In Balthazar Café, Restaurant & Roof Terrace, CVAR hosts workshops and seminars, and screens films and slide shows. CVAR hosts a wide range of activities supported by the Foundation and its partners to promote understanding and peaceful coexistence.
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  • The Centre has been designed in a smart way, with emphasis on the bicommunal character of the island.It holds regular events on history and culture. It houses a cafe/restaurant. Good quality but somew...  more »
  • This gallery is small but wide ranging, with an excellent display of paintings connected to Cyprus, either by the subject matter, or the artist having been born or having spent time here. Both Greek C...  more »
  • A very organized space that gives a lot of information about the history of the island and not only. Remarkable artwork and everyday objects of significant value. Suitable for the whole family.
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