Browse the Minima Gallery While on Mykonos
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Mykonos is one of those islands that people from all over the world love to visit. They come here for different reasons. Some are in search of a great party. Others want to take in the history and see the sits. Still others love to spend time at the beach while here. Most people tend to do a combination of different activities.
One popular things to do is to visit one of the many art galleries, and the Minima Art Gallery is of the places you won’t want to miss. Here’s more information:
Getting to the Minima Art Gallery
Before you can actually make your way to the Minima Art Gallery, you need to first get yourself to the island of Mykonos. Besides the fact that the island is a popular stop for cruises, you can also head here by ferry or airplane. There are ferries that leave from several major ports and there is also a regular lineup of flights that go into the regional airport on the island. For example, during peak tourist season, there are flights that go to Mykonos several times a day from the Athens Airport. Once you arrive on the island, you will need to head to Mykonos Town if you want to visit the gallery. It is located in Goumenio Square.
About the Minima Art Gallery
The Minima Art Gallery was originally established to showcase the work of both local and worldwide artists. The gallery does focus on artists who are up and coming and fairly new on the scene. It was first opened in 1997 and since then, the gallery has showcased the work of thousands of artists. The gallery is located on two floors and they are displayed in a clan, uncluttered manner. Visitors report that the gallery displays the work in a clean and engaging way. Even if you know that you don’t want to buy anything, you are still invited to stop in and enjoy the art.
What to Do at the Minima Gallery
As mentioned above, you don’t need to be interested in buying art to be invited to spend time here. Anyone is invited to browse through the collections. One thing that makes this gallery unique is the fact that there are a wide range of art forms on display here. In other words, you won’t just see paintings when you come. There’s also mixed media, sculptures, and other works that you can find here. If you are truly interested in the works, be sure to talk with one of the collection curators while you’re here. Ask them about the works themselves, the artists, and anything else you want to know. They’re all friendly and passionate about what they do and will be happy to help you.
The Minima Gallery is definitely worth visiting during your stay on the island of Mykonos. Be sure to stop in while you’re browsing through the other shops in Mykonos Town!
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