of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation
The Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation’s book collection includes over 7000 items, which correspond to approximately 5800 titles, in Greek, English and French. Most of the items come from the private art books collection of the founders, Basil and Elise Goulandris, as well as from new acquisitions and donations.
The book collection covers several areas, such as the Theory and History of Art, Painting, Sculpture, Drawing, Engraving, Architecture, and the Decorative Arts. It includes exhibition catalogues, monographs, material related to distinguished Greek and foreign artists, Museums and Art Foundations’ publications from Greece and abroad, art journals, encyclopedias, and art dictionaries.
The Library is available to its visitors for on-site reading, after prior notice. The Library also hosts educational programs for children and teenagers, lectures and activities related to art and culture.