THE MUSEUM

The Thessaloniki Museum of Photography is the sole museum dedicated to the art of photography in Greece and is supervised by the Ministry of Culture and Sports. It organizes every two years an international photography festival and its activity covers a national span, while it has undertaken important initiatives regarding Greek photography on an international level.
The Museum was founded in 1998 and was seated in Warehouse A on the First Pier of the Port of Thessaloniki in 2001 .

The Museum activities have a three-fold goal:

a) collecting, documenting and promoting its permanent historical and contemporary photography collection
b) organizing and curating exhibitions and publications which study the photographic art and its numerous applications and multifaceted impact on societies
c) developing educational activities through which the public of all ages becomes familiar with the technical secrets of the image as well as the challenges stemming from the age of the image.