No prizes for working out that this complex did not start out life as a museum of Asian art. It was originally governor Thomas Maitland‘s mansion, also housing the Ionian parliament, built 1824.
… General Maitland, I presume
The Museum houses plenty of cultural events. For instance, just as I was taking those pictures, this was going on:
Not for the last time, I find out about a gig here after it’s already happened.