To honour and acknowledge the contribution of Effie Michelis, the Panayotis & Effie Michelis Foundation has organised retrospective exhibitions of her paintings in Athens (2002); Rethymnon, Crete (2005); Berlin (2006) and Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2010). Her paintings are on permanent display at the Foundation’s Exhibition and Events Hall, alongside the Greek Naïve Art Collection, which is constantly augmented by donations. At the same venue, a variety of temporary exhibitions is also organised:
Greek Naif Painters
11 February 2013 – 29 March 2013
Rouli Boua – Manousos Chalkiadakis (Two Greeks naïf painters)
18 November 2015 – 31 January 2016
Fragments – an exhibition of archaeological photography by Socratis Mavrommatis
An exhibition of archaeological photography by Socratis Mavrommatis
The exhibition was also presented in Thessaloniki at the Cultural Centre of the National Bank of Greece (Villa Kapantzi), 7 December 2018 – 27 January 2019
The Greek naïve art Collection, including paintings by Effie Michelis, has been so far exhibited in Xanthi (2014) and in Larissa (2018).
In the context of the exhibition entitled “Objects of Greek Culture: Naive Painting touches traditional objects” organised in collaboration with the Folklore and Historical Museum of Larissa, an interactive educational game was designed for young artists based on the works by Effie Michelis and inspired from the Museum’s educational programs.