ADMINISTRATION – PERSONNEL
The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST) was founded in 1997 by Law 2557 (article 2). It is a Legal Body of Private Law, of non – profit character, supervised and financed by the Ministry of Culture and Sports.
The nine member Board of Administration and the Director are appointed by the Minister of Culture and Sports.
Among its basic aims are: the creation of collections of works of contemporary Hellenic and international art, the promotion and presentation of advanced and experimental artistic tendencies, the enhancement of the aesthetic and artistic cultivation of the audience and the development of scientific research on subjects of contemporary art history and theory.
Aggelis Antonopoulos, Professor of the Athens School of Fine Arts
George Papanastasiou, Architect
Constantine Bouras, Architect
George Liontos, Honorary Director General of Financial Services of the Ministry of Culture and Sports
Maria – Melita Emmanouil, Emeritus Professor of Art History at the School of Architecture of the National Technical University of Athens, Art Historian
Olga Mentzafou-Polyzou, Honorary Director of Collections and Museological Planning of EPMAS
Michael Sarantinos, Digital Communication Consultant on culture issues
Panagiotis Varelas, Painter, Member of the Board of OSDETE, Representative of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece
Yerassimos Yannopoylos, Lawyer – Tax Advisor
Katerina Gregos, Art Historian – Museologist – Curator