The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST) began its operation in 2000. It is now permanently located at the former FIX brewery, the reconstruction of which was completed in February 2014.
EMST acquires, safeguards, preserves, documents, researches and exhibits works of contemporary Greek and international art. The constant aim of the museum is the promotion of education in the arts and raising public awareness regarding contemporary culture, in combination with the development of scientific research and specialization in museology, history and theory of contemporary art. One of its founding goals is to promote innovative and experimental artistic movements and the production of audiovisual works via new media.
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