The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts founded and established in Paros over 40 years ago continues its tradition in offering small-group intensive study in the fine arts. Study abroad programs for university students fall & spring. The center is housed in a restored Neoclassical building in the heart of the Old Town of Parikia, which also operates as an art gallery in the summer.
+30 22840 23287 | Parikia, Old Town, Market Street
HISA is an accredited study abroad program that offers full semester and year courses in the arts and humanities at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Check out their website for the programs currently offered.
+30 6948 516797 | Parikia, Old Town, Market Street
Accredited summer language courses combined with fun & educational activities on Paros. Myrsini Educational Center offers 1-4 week long language learning programmes for adults, with a 15-hour tuition per week plus 15 hours of activities. Courses on offer include Greek for foreigners, French, Spanish, general English (all levels), IELTS, English for special purposes and more.
+30 22840 22850 | +30 6974 396483 | Parikia, Livadia, Sinikismos
A multi-functional space in the Kastro (Parikia) area, that will host contemporary art exhibitions and cultural events, and provide a working and living space for artists in Residence.
+30 693 6810127 / +32 475 715942 | Parikia, Old Town, Kastro
Painting, drawing and printmaking classes in week-long programs, designed to study practical elements of painting & drawing such as color theory and composition while helping students to develop a personal approach and expression.
+30 22840 25331 | Parikia, Old Town
Richard King began carving marble in 1983 and is autodidact. His work is predominantly in marble, though he has also carved in granite and wood. His sculptures are part of private collections in Greece and throughout Europe.
+30 22840 91735 | +30 6946 667359 | Parikia, Sotires
Talisman has creative jewellery made from hand picked semi-precious stones, silver and gold designed. All pieces are designed by Hara Kouragiou and created at her own workshop.
+30 22840 23168 | Parikia, Old Town, Kastro
The Paros Municipal Library offers a well-structured collection of Greek books and magazine subscriptions for kids and adults. Also available: some books & magazine titles in various languages. Internet access for members. Guided online searches in other libraries. The library holds the largest collection on books on the Cyclades. Also: an original collection of various videos and recordings on Paros & the Cyclades.
+30 22840 28233 | Parikia, Old Town
One of the oldest and best preserved Christian monuments in the world, built in the Byzantine times, bears many legends and boasts on its rare icons. Pieces from former ancient temple are seen inside the church and the courtyard where the church's Byzantine Museum is also located.
+30 22840 21243, 24807 | Parikia, Ekatontapyliani Square
Wim Drion is a Dutch painter and former professor of art at the Willem de Kooning Academy of Fine Arts in Rotterdam. He lives on Paros from April to November and organizes drawing and painting workshops.
+31 20 6200164 | +30 6939 667664 | Parikia, Old Town, Kastro