CULTURAL FOUNDATION OF TINOS - CONFERENCE, EXHIBITION, RESEARCH CENTER
The Cultural Foundation of Tinos was established
as a private benefit institution in 2002 by the Sacred Foundation
of the Church of the Annunciation, and is supported by that
Its purpose is to promote research and study
and to advance the awareness of the art, history, culture
and tradition indigenous to the island of Tinos.
Housed in a beautiful and recently refurbished
neo-classic bulding at the water's edge of the quaint harbor
town of Tinos, the Foundation provides an ideal venue for
business meetings, cultural and scientific conferences,
art exhibitions and a variety of other events.
The building was originally constructed in 1925
as a large hotel, and was bought by the Sacred Foundation
in 1977. The building's renovation began in 1994 and was
completed in 2001.
The large exhibition hall of the Cultural Foundation
of Tinos was inaugurated in September of the same year with
the very significant art exhibit of the celebrated Tinian
artist, Nicholos Gizis, to commemorate the 100th anniversary
of his death. This event signaled the beginning of the Foundations'
As of June 2002, the building's remaining convention
halls, supporting areas and internet room were in use.