Directory

Art & Culture

Art & Culture
 
 
 
The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts

The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts

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

Achillea Gallery

Achillea Gallery

A new art gallery on Paros founded by Anne Bateson from France. The gallery aims to offer a selection of both emerging and confirmed artists from different horizons and cultures such as Caribbean, European and Middle-eastern.

+33 6387 99260 | Parikia, Old Town, Marinopoulos street

Yria Interiors

Yria Interiors

Find Yria Studio's tableware & dinnerware, and other textile & ceramic household commodities, all bearing the style and quality of Studio Yria.

Parikia, Old Town, Market Street

Conservatory Mythodia

Conservatory Mythodia

Music Conservatory including classes of classical music, modern music, traditional popular music, pre-school musical education, general musical education and more. Check the website for upcoming workshops, seminars and other activities. *Special summer classes*

+30 22840 23202 | Parikia, Kakapetra

Archaeological Museum of Paros

Exhibits from Paros, Antiparos and the surrounding islets, from Neolithic, Early Cycladic, Mycenaean, Geometric, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods, including some very important findings .

+30 22840 21231 | Parikia, Ekatontapyliani Square

Artists on the Move

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

Church of "a Hundred Doors" - Ekatontapyliani

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

Paros by Patricia

Home Decoration, Handmade Ceramics from Creta, Fashion Accessories, Jewellery by Greek artists and many other gifts ideas like the Candles & Ambience Fragrances.

+30 22840 21909 | Parikia, Old Town, Marinopoulos str.

Richard King

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

Hellenic International Studies in the Arts

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

Byzantine Museum

Exhibits Byzantine icons, carved church screens on wood, sacerdotal vestments and other Byzantine religious items. Open all year.

+30 22840 21243, 24807 | Parikia, Ekatontapiliani Square

Archilochos Cultural Association

"Archilochos" is called the Cultural Association, founded in 1976 in Paros, where it exists till now.

+30 22840 22840 | Parikia, Marina

Medical Museum of Dr. G. Patelis

A small msueum with personal belongings, medical instruments of the past and documents of historical value of the beloved Paros physician Georgios Patelis. Having served as a doctor in the battlefield during the WWII, he was offering his medical services on Paros from 1941 for 35 years.

+30 22840 60167, 22840 22860 | Parikia, Old Market

Kalierou Museum

A museum in the memory of the beloved Paros teacher Panagiotis Kalieros, with personal objects and historical facts about him and his family.

+30 22843 60128, 60167 (Municipal Cultural Dept.) | Parikia, Market Street

Municipal Library

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

ArtPas Foundation

An art foundation that deals with organizing exhibitions, promoting artists on Paros and further afield, cooperating with other art groups, running art workshops and more.

+30 22840 23474 | Parikia, Old Town, Kastro

Anthemis Crafts

Original handmade jewellery with distinct style, using semi-precious stones, gold, silver, leather, cotton threads and more. Also, handmade textile accessories. Custom-made ceremony accessories (for weddings, baptisms etc.) • Open all year.

+30 22840 21188 | Parikia, Old Town

Drion Wim

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

Seibt Peter

Art agents present the work of C.P.Seibt, who lives on Paros throughout the year: paintings, objects, installations, art-projects.

+30 22840 23368 | Parikia, Elitas

Paros Festival

Paros Festival is a three-day cultural event that takes place in mid-July in Parikia, the capital town of the island. Its main goal is to promote the diverse culture of the place and its people. Music, architecture, literature, arts and crafts and any sort of religious or other traditions -the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of the island provide a rich context within which people can engage with the past and the present of the place.

Parikia, Old Town / Parikia / Parikia

Mavris Manolis - Goldsmith Workshop

Goldsmith workshop: sales, jewellery making and repairs. Gold exchange and purchase.

+30 22840 27439 | +30 6937 069220 | Parikia, Mando Mavrogenous Square

Paros-Ink Tattoo Studio

Mario Chillemi & Anastasiia Ivanova's Tattoo Studio was established in 1986 and specializes in quality tattoos and piercings using various techniques. Mario is a qualified Tattooist with diplomas in tattooing & piercing and is also certified by the state Health Centre of Greece. Long experience, personalized service and advice. The tattoo studio operates all year round.

+30 6907 345432 | Parikia, Old Town, Kastro

Echo FM 102,1

Local radio station.

+30 22840 23597 | Parikia

Paros FM 98,5

Local radio station.

Parikia

Evenos FM 106,6

Local radio station.

+30 22840 28150 | Parikia, Peripheral Road, Gikas Crossroad

Nautical Club of Paros

The Nautical Club of Paros organizes national & international sailing tournaments, and offers sailing and swimming lessons for all ages, training and recreational. In its premises at Livadia beach, there's a beach volleyball court and a beautiful cafe-restaurant open all day long for drinks and tasty, home-made Greek dishes. The Nautical Club operates all year round. Closed during Christmas Holidays.

+30 22840 21800 | Parikia, Livadia Beach

Carson Jeffrey

A US writer settled on Paros with his photographer wife since 1970. He is the official translator of the poetic works by famous Greek poet Odyseas Elytis.

Parikia, Parasporos

Music School

The Municipal Music School offering lessons on various musical instruments, music theory, choir, Orff system for pre-school kids. Classes for all ages.

+30 22840 22038 | Parikia, Agia Anna

Chilli Promotions

Video, photography, graphic design, web design, printing services, custom-made T-Shirts and anything you might need for advertising your business and covering your event (incl. wedding, baptism videos etc.). Run by a young, enthusiastic team. • Also deal with professional film productions.

+30 22840 22031 | +30 6974 601331, 6945 860279 | Parikia, Agia Irini

Myrsini International School

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, general English (all levels), IELTS, English for special purposes and more.

+30 22840 22850 | +30 6974 396483 | Parikia, Livadia, Sinikismos

Ef Wellness Seminars

"Ef" runs experiential workshops in Paros, for educators, parents, therapists and everyone who wishes to live a happy healthy life. Seminars include: reflexology, thearical improvisation, music and movement, story-telling, crafts and more.

+30 22840 24495 | +30 6944 655200 | Parikia / Naoussa

Ta Nea Parou Antiparou

"Paros & Antiparos News" is weekly local newspaper, in Greek.

+30 22840 28150 | Parikia, Peripheral Road, Gikas Crossroad

Apothiki Art Center

A traditional building at the Venetian Castle area of Parikia, that has been renovated into a multi-functional space, that hosts contemporary art exhibitions and cultural events. Apothiki runs an Artists in Residence program and provides a working, living and exhibiting space.

+30 693 6810127 / +32 475 715942 | Parikia, Old Town, Kastro

Kastro Art Lounge Café

Located in the Venetian castle area, overlooking the port, Kastro is a beautiful cafe-bar-bistrot set in many levels and with terraces offering a magical atmosphere, serving coffee, drinks and also small dishes and sweets. Open from end of May to beginning of October, daily from 19:00 until late at night.

+30 6949 061907 | Parikia, Old Town, Kastro



associations-societies

....1

conference (room)

....1

courses/seminars

....9

for children

....3

internet corner

....1

library / books available

....1

newspapers

....1

old town

....3

on the beach

....1

open all year

....13

open this winter

....10

religion

....2

sailing

....1

themed tours

....1

traditional character

....4

volunteering

....1

weddings & other events

....2

WIFI

....1

work & study

....4