The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) announced on Thursday it will be opening again its doors to the public as of August 16, organizing free events that will give visitors the opportunity to re-discover and enjoy the project.
The events include wellness and fitness programs (such as Wellness and Exercise Consultants who will be available daily from 06:30 to 09:30 and from 18:30 to 21:30; yoga classes every Monday and Friday at 19:00 and every Tuesday and Thursday at 08:00 etc) activities for children and families (such as the music and kinetics educational program “Play and Learn” every Tuesday and Thursday at 18:30 and at 20:00), screenings (every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 21:00) and music concerts.
Visitors will have access to the National Opera and National Library by participating in one of the 90-minute scheduled guided tours taking place four times a day, starting at 9:30, 11:30, 17:30 and 19:30 respectively. The two buildings will be otherwise closed to the public at this time while the transition to the state takes places and the GNO and NLG prepare for their move into their new headquarters.
Temporary food trucks will be available for guests to purchase food and beverages. At a later stage, a restaurant and cafes will operate on a permanent basis. Parking facilities, which follow the SNFCC’s opening hours, will operate without charge at this stage. Later on, parking facilities will be available upon payment.
The opening hours for the Stavros Niarchos Park will be from 06:00 to midnight every day. The programming which will take place from August till delivery to the State is funded exclusively by the SNF.