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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

Environmental & Cultural Park of Paros Ai Yiannis Detis

Environmental & Cultural Park of Paros Ai Yiannis Detis

Paros Park is a 800.000m² (200 acres) protected peninsula of natural and historical interest, offering various environmental & cultural activities such as: a long network walking trails, an open-air theatre and cinema, various beaches, historical sites (a 100-year old lighthouse, a medieval monastery), a museum, a beach bar/restaurant and a water ski school. Every summer, it runs an Arts Festival with various concerts and shows. The restaurant area is also available for social events hosting.

+30 22840 53573 | Naoussa,Ai Yiannis Detis (Monastiri)

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

Cycladic Folklore Museum of Benetos Skiadas

Hand-made miniatures of important Cycladic buildings and everyday life places of the old times. Mr.Benetos Skiadas also exhibits models of important historic ships from the ancient times to recent history. Open May - September.

+30 6944 817899 | road to Aliki

IPAC - International Paros Art Cycle

IPAC non-profit association aims in bringing together Paros-related artists and art enthusiasts, to celebrate and enjoy art via meetings and various events which in turn contribute to the cultural life of the island. Contact IPAC to join in!

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Sculpture Museum Nikos Perantinos

A sculpture museum dedicated to the work of Nikolaos Perantinos. There you can see over 190 scultures and art objects of classic art.

Marpissa

Folklore Museum of Marpissa

An original museum depicting the life of old Marpissa. Its exhibits (mainly objects of every-day use of the past) have been donated with love by the people of the village. The museum is actually an old house furnished and decorated as it used to be more than 70 years ago. Next-door, there is as well an "antique" barber's shop.

+30 22840 41217 | Marpissa, Old Town

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

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

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

Agios Antonios Monastery & Kefalos hill

A 16th century Monastery dedicated to Agios Antonios ( St. Antonios). Built at the top of an inactive volcano which is now known as Kefalos hill. The view from the monastery is breathtaking and the footpath to the top is a must-do!

Marpissa

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

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

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

Museum of Traditional Greek Costumes

An interesting folk collection of traditional Greek costumes from various areas of Greece.

+30 22840 52284 | Naoussa, Peripheral Road

Museum of Popular Aegean civilization

Aiming in providing an overview of what life used to be like in the Aegean Islands, this private collection includes objects such as: tools, building elements, rocks, pottery, furniture, instructive drawings, photographic reports and a library. Open April to October.

+30 22840 41827, 42398 | Lefkes, inside "Lekes Village" Hotel

Paros Park Museum

A new museum, in the old monk cells next to the monastery of Ai Yiannis Detis, in the premises of Paros Park. It hosts the permanent exhibition “The Island of Paros through the Russian cartography 1770-1774″ with map and info of that era, when the Ai Yiannis peninsula was the headquarters of the Russian navy.

+30 22840 24571 | Naoussa, Kolimbithres, Ai Yiannis Detis (Monastiri)

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

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

Diocese of Paros & Naxos

Website (Greek only) includes history of the islands' diocese & archbishops, events, church radio station and a detailed directory of Paros & Naxos' churches and monasteries. Also contact persons for information on Greek Orthodox baptisms & weddings.

+30 22850 22233 | Naxos Ilsand, Hora

Hellenic International Studies in the Arts

HISA is a fully accredited American university level study abroad program that offers courses in painting and drawing, philosophy, creative writing and literature, as well as the Historical Sites excursion course; Women Studies, The Goddess, and all ranges of photography. Check out their website for complete details and a program overview.

+30 6948 516797 | Parikia, Old Town, Market Street

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

Paros International Creative Music Program

An intensive study abroad program on music, featuring courses in composition, improvisation, music analysis and 20th century musicology that aims to introduce students to a plethora of technical skills & technical strategies for making music, either as composers or improvisers.

+30 6934 946750 | no location

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

Study Abroad Directory

Study Abroad Greece is a student-friendly, easily-navigated directory, for all those who wish to find study abroad programs in Greece and on one of the Greek islands.

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