Centre of Visual Arts and Research, Nicosia

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Art Museum
The Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR), located in Ermou Street, in the heart of the walled city of Nicosia, opened in 2014. CVAR is home to the Costas & Rita Severis collections which include paintings, traditional costumes and memorabilia related to Cyprus and its neighbours. CVAR also houses a library and research centre with over 5,000 volumes which are available to scholars and casual readers alike. In Balthazar Café, Restaurant & Roof Terrace, CVAR hosts workshops and seminars, and screens films and slide shows. CVAR hosts a wide range of activities supported by the Foundation and its partners to promote understanding and peaceful coexistence.
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  • The Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) is both interesting and somewhat disappointing. I expected to find contemporary (or modern) Cypriot art, but CVAR contains art mainly by British and...  more »
  • Beautiful museum. Very interesting. It is one of the best museums i have ever visited. We had a guided tour and it was great!  more »
  • An amazing place at a great location. A variety of events are regularly organised, for a range of interests and ages.
  • Community Centre, good for organising events, meetings, conferences.

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