The Sculpture Museum Nikos Perantinos in Marpissa Paros: That interesting museum was established to honor the great local artist Nikos Perantinos, who honored Greece and his island. The museum exhibits works of sculpture and engraving and some drawings. Most of these works are made of marble and bronze.
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Nikos Perantinos (1910-1991) is of the most important Greek sculptors of the 1930s. His parents were from the Cyclades - in particular, his father was from Paros and his mother from Syros. For his artwork, which reveals motion and plasticity, he was given the Sculpture Award of Athens Academy in March 1991.
Considering that Paros has the finest marble, Nikos Perantinos created a workshop in Parikia to teach his locals the art of sculpture for the tradition to go on. Before his death, he donated all his works to his beloved island. Every summer, the museum organizes sculpture courses in Paros and Mykonos to honor the work of Nikos Perantinos.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus, or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport, or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 694 4540 556, 0030 694 4668 331, 0030 699 9450 800, or booking your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere's the option of renting a car and picking it up directly from the airport, port, or your hotel. Using a rental car allows visitors to discover the Sculpture Museum and many other places of interest at their own pace.
Public transport: The central bus station of the island is located at the main Port of Paros (Parikia). There are several buses from Parikia to Marpissa during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here. Tip: Since buses don’t always stop at every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.