The Rarity Gallery is one of the oldest features on the island of Mykonos, located in the historic Chora neighborhood. Since 1978, it has been offering exceptional and famous pieces of art from leading local and international artists. Its main hall is filled with original wall paintings and sculptures from prominent Greek and contemporary artists, such as Giorgos Aggelopoulos, Vlassis Kaniaris and Ioannis Zisis.
The Rarity Gallery focuses on the preservation and presentation of contemporary Greek art and encourages the manifestation of modern art to a wider public, making the Gallery the ideal place to visit and experience. Every year, Rarity Gallery hosts various temporary exhibitions, in which internationally acclaimed artists such as Leonor Bevan and Yiannis Goulias display their work. This is an ideal opportunity for visitors to view a wide selection of pieces.
The gallery has collections of paintings, sculptures and installations that vary from classic to abstract, designed to suit all tastes. The pieces within these collections offer visitors a view of the past and present, through an artistic perspective. Each work of art illustrates the artist’s individual sentiments, emotions and interpretations. However, the main focus of Rarity Gallery is to show the artistic potential of Greece and to preserve the culture and heritage of the country. One of the gallery’s goals is to present the visitors with such experiences and inspiration.
The staff at Rarity Gallery will be there to answer any questions and provide further information about the artworks, as well as to direct visitors to the main hall. There is also a library of art books in the gallery and visitors are also able to purchase or order copies of works from past exhibitions.
Every year, the Arts & Culture Club organizes an event at the gallery, which is open to the public. This event is celebrated with various activities and performances. Furthermore, the gallery hosts educational activities, such as poetry and painting workshops, in collaboration with local schools. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the art and the culture of Mykonos.
The Rarity Gallery has one of the most extensive and extensive collections of contemporary Greek art and is considered to be one of the most important galleries on the island. If you are visiting Mykonos, a visit to the Rarity Gallery is a must and a great way to learn more about the culture and the art of the island.