Plan your Visit

Celebrate Athens Photo Festival throughout 2022 with exhibitions, events, and new ways to connect with photography, both onsite and online.

Enjoy your visit safely

To keep our staff, artists and visitors safe and make sure you have an enjoyable experience, the festival will be regulated according to all health protection measures. We will update this page to give you the latest information latest updates on how COVID-19 may affect your visit.

DATES

Exhibitions
With one main venue and others around the center of Athens, you can spend several days exploring and enjoying photography – take an hour, a few hours or a couple of days. Be sure not to miss the main exhibitions, which will run from 8 June until 24 July 2022, at the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138. Please check the opening and closing days of the city venues before your visit as satellite exhibitions have different opening days and hours.

Events
We are currently preparing a series of events and initiatives with the aim to inspire, stimulate discussion and exchange. Be sure not to miss unique opportunities to meet international experts in the field of photography and get feedback on your work the Portfolio Reviews, to hear photography practitioners and thinkers speak about their works and ideas at this year’s talk series program, to attend the performances as well as to participate in educational activities, guided tours, special programs for kids & teens and other events throughout June and July 2022.

HEALTH PROTECTION MEASURES

Visitors to the main venue of the Festival are required to show a vaccination certificate, or a medical certificate of Covid-19 infection valid up to 3 months. Children aged 4 to 17 may alternatively enter by showing a negative self-test. The use of protective masks is mandatory for all visitors from 4 years old.

MAIN VENUE

The new Benaki Museum building, located at 138 Pireos Street, one of the central development axes of Athens. The Festival’s main program will be occupied all the exhibition spaces of the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138, covering an area of over 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.

Access:
by city bus
Routes 035, 049, 227, 815, 838, 841, 842, 914

by metro
Nearest station Keramikos
Line 3

by Rail
Nearest station Petralona

TICKETS

We make photography accessible through affordable ticket prices for the exhibitions and screenings at main venue of the Festival (Benaki Museum / Pireos 138), while several exhibitions in other art spaces of Athens are free of entrance. The price of a ticket reflects only a small part of the actual cost of the production.

Full admission: 8 €
Reduced admission: 5 € (student, unemployment card holder, personal care attendant)

Tickets are available for sale, at the Museum’s Ticket Desk up to 30 minutes before closing time.

GROUP VISITS – 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 [email protected]

Guided tour duration: 90’
Number of participants: From 5 to 20 people
Guided tour cost: 4 € / person

ACCOMMODATION

There are many different types of accommodation available in Athens, with easy access and in walking distance from the Athens Photo Festival 2022 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 covers different categories and types of accommodation.

[ last update: Tuesday, 17 January, 2022 ]