Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki

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3.9/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki is located in Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece. The museum was founded in 1987 by Aris Georgiou, Apostolos Maroulis and Yiannis Vanidis but it wasn't until 1997 that it was legally established and until 1998 that it opened with Giorgos Makris as its president and Aris Georgiou as its first director. It is currently housed in Warehouse 1 of the harbor of Thessaloniki, next to the Thessaloniki Cinema Museum.The museum’s mission is to collect photographs, especially historical and artistic photographs of Greece, to organize exhibitions and events to show the museum’s collection, to join forces with other similar bodies and work together and to publish books on photography.The museum has 57 photographs and 700 negatives by the photographer Nelly, photographer Socrates Iordanides’s archive, with themes from fashion, news stories, cityscapes and such like from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and is ready to go ahead with the purchase of the collection entitled ‘Picture and Image’ (the work of 39 contemporary Greek photographers), the archive of photographer Giannis Stylianos and part of the collection entitled New Images.Since 1999 the museum has collaborated with a host of Greek and international bodies to undertake the organization of ‘Photo Synkyria’, the country‘s most important and longest-lasting photographic institution.
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  • As I already wrote about the neighboring Museum, time you all came to walk to the port (and it should be made obligatory), and go to the Museum of photography still stands. Like all museums, he, too, is housed in a former hangar warehouse. And very interestingly designed and made. Recommend!
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  • Very good photo museum. Right now holding excellent exibition about refuges Realy good constant exibitions very often. Verynice view from the cafe 
  • In one amazing place, hosts always reports that have reason to watch it! However, formerly operated and Brown, in pronomiakoteri place, just above the sea, while unfortunately now the Cafe is closed! Request fee of locals to open again!!!
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  • Nice space by the water, with the most beautiful cafe in town.
  • Very nice place for photography fans. Good collection of authors. It is situated in a nice place of the city.
  • Been there two times in two different exhibitions, if you like photography this is the place to visit.
  • EXW paei and IHA pass Perfect!!!! 👌✌👍💘💘💘
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  • Aparenta bem interessante, pena que fecham no final de semana.
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