The studio was established on 1910 with Giorgos Hatzopoulos being the first conservator.
The main aims are:

  • The restoration and conservation of the works of art of the collection of the National Gallery
  • The safe handling, movement, hanging and exhibition of them
  • The control of the environmental conditions (temperature and relative humidity) at the storage and the exhibition areas of the museum

The staff consists of 7 highly qualified conservators of works of art. The studio allocates modern equipments such as a high pressure table, a low pressure table, microscopes, high safety storage units for the organic solvents.
The studio is considered pioneer in the field of conservation of works of art in Greece and maintains important files upon on the interventions of restoration of works of art of the collection of the National Gallery, where are assembled and proved the richest experience and know-how in the active and preventive conservation.
Moreover, it is an important center of the preservation of the national cultural heritage, hosting consistently students for their placements from faculties in Greece and abroad, contributing in their scientific completion through the spreading of knowledge, while develops the research in the field of new materials and methods, trying at the same time to keep on working with the traditional materials and methods.

Contact:
Christina Karadima, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Marika Trompeta, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Evangelia Androutsopoulou, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Marietta Vidali, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Eftichia Garifalaki, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Elina Kavalieratou, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Panayiotis Rompakis, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.