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Plan your Visit — June – July 2024

Plan your Visit — June – July 2024

Plan your Visit — June – July 2024

Plan your Visit — June – July 2024

Plan your Visit — June – July 2024

Plan your Visit — June – July 2024

Plan your Visit — June – July 2024

Plan your Visit — June – July 2024

Experience Athens Photo Festival 2024 with its exhibitions and engaging events. Find important key dates here to help you plan your visit:

Key Dates

Exhibitions
With a main venue and others around the heart of Athens, you have the flexibility to enjoy photography at your own pace—whether it’s for a few hours or a couple of days. Don’t miss the opening of the main exhibitions on Thursday, June 6th at 8 pm, at the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138. Admission is free to the public during the exhibition opening night. Before your visit to satellite exhibitions, please check the opening and closing days of city venues, as they may have different schedules.

Portfolio Reviews
Join us for Portfolio Reviews on Monday 17 June and Tuesday 18 June 2024. The application submission process opens on 10 April.

Artist Talks
Engage with artists during our scheduled talks on Thursday 13 June and Sunday 16 June 2024.

Book Awards Ceremony
Save the date for the Book Program Award ceremony and party, taking place on Sunday 16 June 2024.

Venue

Main program 
The Festival’s Main Exhibitions will take place from June 6th to July 28th and will occupy all the spaces of the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138, covering an area of 3,000 square meters.

Opening hours
Thursday, Sunday 10:00 – 18:00
Friday, Saturday 10:00 – 22:00

The bookshop and the snack bar-Restaurant are open during the opening hours of the Museum.

How to get there
by city bus
Routes 035, 049, 227, 815, 838, 841, 842, 914

by metro
Nearest station Keramikos, Line 3

by Rail
Nearest station Petralona

Accessibility
The main venue of the Athens Photo Festival is barrier-free for disabled visitors. The exhibitions are accessible to wheelchairs and mobility scooter users via a lift.

Info point
Upon your arrival at the festival, you can purchase the Exhibition Catalog, and the map of the spaces is available at the festival’s info point.

Take advantage of the festival staff throughout the main exhibitions, available for information and brief explanations.

Tickets & Passes

Admission is Free of Charge Only for the Festival Opening Night.

We make photography accessible through affordable pricing and free admission for specific groups.

General Admission
Full admission: 12€
Reduced admission: 9€ (Students, persons over 65, teachers archaeologists, conservators members of Hellenic Chamber of Fine Arts)
Free admission: Unemployment card holders, children and young people under 22.

Festival Pass
The Festival Pass allows free admission to the main venue, exhibitions, guided tours, artist talks and open labs.

Tickets and Passes will be available for sale, at the Museum’s Ticket Desk.

Guided Tours

Guided tours by specialized guide at the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138 provided at selected dates and hours. Bookings for groups are made either by telephone at 210 9211750, Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm, or online at contact@photofestival.gr

Guided tour duration: 70’
Number of participants: From 10 to 20 people
Guided tour cost: 2€ / person

Accommodation

There are many different types of accommodation available in Athens, with easy access and within walking distance from the Athens Photo Festival 2024 venues.

Athens Photo Festival set aside a limited number of rooms at special prices for international professional guests. The recommended hotels are spread across central Athens and cover different categories and types of accommodation.

For further information, please contact:
Email: contact@photofestival.gr