Kassiani Benou

Kassiani Benou

Arts and Cultural Manager / Communication Manager of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST)

photo credit: George Alexandrakis/ Andreas Amarildo Topalis

She was born and raised in Kalamata. Since 2006, she is responsible for the Communication, the Press, Sponsorships and Fundraising, the Events and the International promotion of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST).She graduated from the National and Kapodistridian University of Athens – Greece, School of Philosophy- Department of Archaeology and Art History. She did her Master’s Degree on Arts and Cultural Management at Pratt Institute in New York, (Scholarship from the “Alexandros S. Onassis Foundation”, Graduated with Distinction). In NY, she realized her internships at great cultural institutions, at the New Museum (Intern at the Marketing, Communication and Special Events Department), at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) (Marketing and Communication Department) and Exit art. During that time she was also the NYC correspondent for the urban Greek Magazine OZON (monthly Publications- art columnist). From 2002 to 2003 she was Hostess and Editor of the cultural and lifestyle T.V show PANDEMONIO, broadcast at the Greek National TV (ET 1). She is a founding member of the Association “Diazoma”, an organization that focuses on the restoration and the promotion of the Ancient Greek theatres.

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