Museum – Library

Museum – Library

The Museum – Library Stratis Eleftheriadis – Tériade opened to the public in August 1979. It hosts, preserves and displays all the works of Stratis Eleftheriadis – Tériade, an inspired and unique personality and artist. The Museum also hosts the works of renowned artists which are displayed together with issues of the “Great Books” and of Verve editions with lithographs by Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger and others. The exhibition also includes works of the folk painter Theophilos and paintings by significant Greek artists.

Apart from the permanent exhibition of all the works of Stratis Eleftheriadis – Tériade, the Museum also organizes retrospective exhibitions of visual arts in cooperation with other organizations and publishers, cultural events, meetings/ seminars, book-presentations and exhibitions of new artists, etc, related to its profile and character. It also organizes educational programmes in collaboration with the Museology Laboratory of the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication of the University of the Aegean.


Some of the exhibits hosted in the museum - library

Greek Artists

Tériade and Greek Artists Tériade also created a significant collection consisting of works by known artists. The museum he donated to the island of Lesvos, his birthplace, hosts part of this remarkable collection, mostly including works by Greek artists, as … Read More

Great Books

Great Books Together with VERVE Tériade also published 26 illustrated books named “Grands-Livres” or “Great Books” in which the unparalleled combination/blend of text and image offers us works such as Paris Sans Fin (Paris Without End) by Alberto Giacometti, The … Read More


Verve The publications of Tériade include 26 issues of VERVE, from December 1937 to July 1960, all having the hallmark of great artists of his time. The whole history of VERVE focuses on a combination between fields traditionally considered outstanding … Read More