Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa

Meteora & Thessaly

This stunning contemporary edifice stands 3km southwest of the centre, towards the history museum. As well as housing a high-quality private collection of Greek art from 1850 to 1950 (thematically rehung in 2019 under the rubric Re:Connect), it hosts temporary exhibitions.

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