The Patrick & Joan Leigh Fermor House in Kardamyli, Greece

Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, People and Places — By on July 15, 2016 at 12:18 PM


The Patrick & Joan Leigh Fermor House

The Patrick & Joan Leigh Fermor House

A new, significant grant  from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation to the Benaki Museum  for the Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor House in Kardamyli 

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has approved a grant to the Benaki Museum to fully coverthe repair and restoration works as well as the cost of the necessary equipment for the Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor House in Kardamyli. This unique property will soon start operating as a centre for hosting notable figures from the intellectual and artistic worlds as well as a centre for educational activities in collaboration with Institutions in Greece and abroad.

The Benaki Museum’s Board of Trustees would like to once again thank the Stavros Niarchos Foundation for its continued and very generous support, and the inclusion of this project in its arts and culture grants. The unique location of the Leigh Fermor House, its distinctive architectural form and the luminance bestowed upon it by the author himself, in conjunction with the Benaki Museum’s supervision and the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, guarantee the creation of an exceptional centre which will gain a high place among many similar centres in Europe and the United States.

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