Home » About Molyvos » Molyvos School of Fine Arts

Molyvos School of Fine Arts

School of Fine Arts - Krallis Mansion

School of Fine Arts – Krallis Mansion

Molyvos has a developed intellectual and artistic tradition, which occurs in the operation of a gallery, exhibiting paintings of local and foreign artists, the operation of the conference center (former mosque) where in addition to the conferences there are lectures and works of writers presented,  the designated space in the castle, where organized music concerts and singing and simple theatrical plays are performed and of course the operation of the School of Fine Arts.

The School of Fine Arts at Molyvos operates for some decades. During the summer months students of the School of Athens and other parts of Greece come, even foreigners who under the guidance of professor, are engaged in painting.

The School is housed in a beautiful and very interesting architecturally house, both for its external appearance as well as it’s internal layout. It is one of the traditional houses of the early 19th century, the mansion of Komninakis Krallis. As it was customary at that time, the reception area was located on the second floor and was decorated, both walls and ceilings, with very interesting performances and decorations, painted by folk artists of the era.

The visit to the School of fine Arts is very interesting as it presents the social and economic life of Molyvos in the early 19th century, at least of the wealthy and prominent part of the population.

 

Writen by Stratis Krallis, who lived in the Mansion during his childhood.

,

Leave a Reply

October 2018
M T W T F S S
« Feb    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031  

Recent Comments

    RSS Mithymna – Lesvos News

    • 2018 Chestnut Festival October 17, 2018
      The 2018 Chestnut Festival will be on Sunday, 4 November. If you have never visited the Chestnut Festival then you are missing a real treat. Click here to read more about the festival. The chestnut forests of Agiasos The post 2018 Chestnut Festival appeared first on Lesvos.
      Robin
    • Skala Polichnitou September 20, 2018
      What can I say about Skala Polichnitou? When people think about small Greek ports, they will generally adopt a dreamy look and start to talk longingly about an idyllic small harbour with working fishing-boats, salty fsihermen mending nets with their fingers and toes, quirky tavernas with withering music, … Continue reading → The post Skala Polichnitou appear […]
      Anthony
    • Catacombs September 3, 2018
      Have you visited the catacombs beneath Agia Magdalini in Skopelos? Find out more (including a map,video and pictures) here. The post Catacombs appeared first on Lesvos.
      Robin
    • Lets go Geocaching September 1, 2018
      Lesvos has over 300 geocaches. What is a geocache? What is geocaching all about? Find out more about it here. The post Lets go Geocaching appeared first on Lesvos.
      Site Admin
    • The Village Train June 10, 2018
      The Village Train is now running for the summer. . A route map and timetables are available at the train stops. Visitors can buy tickets: at the shop in Molyvos on the train at the stops marked in green on … Continue reading → The post The Village Train appeared first on Lesvos.
      Robin

    RSS Molyvos News

    • CHRISTMAS IN MORIA CAMP ON LESVOS January 3, 2018
        On the 29th of December there was a celebration in Moria for the festive season. The celebration took place in the protected inner area and Starfish was invited to attend and help with the festivities. There are three sections in the protected area. Section A – Families and a few unaccompanied minors (over 270) Section B – Unaccompanied minors […]
      molyvosevents
    • You Need A Holiday! December 31, 2017
      New year's resolution […]
      molyvosevents
    • Michaelis. Farewell! June 26, 2017
      Yamas, Michaelis I am sure they have ouzo in heaven although I am not sure if there are donkeys or any horses grazing above the clouds You embraced life as a free man loving donkeys, horses and women You were always full of crazy stories to celebrate life and friendship while your Greek heart could […]
      molyvosevents
    • Greek Christmas Traditions December 26, 2016
      Greece has many lovely and unique Christmas traditions, and the holiday here is not yet quite as commercialized as you will see elsewhere. During the day on Christmas Eve, children go from house to house singing kalanda (Greek carols) and playing the trigono (triangle), for which they are rewarded with sweets and pocket money. Families […]
      molyvosevents
    • Liz Stolls February 16, 2015
      Liz Stolls moved to this idyllic Greek island of Lesvos to marry a Greek farmer. Some say I was brave, some say foolhardy. We started a successful horse and donkey trekking business, built a house, had two daughters – but split up after 12 years. I’m still living here and in Berlin, writing and teaching English. […]
      molyvosevents
    • OUR FATHER, GIORGOS……. February 8, 2015
      A unique individual with a kind soul who was much loved by many. Born in 1946 and raised in a traditional Greek household on Lesvos in the small village of Molyvos.  In his early years, Giorgos was significantly influenced by his Communist uncle (Gianni), who operated within the Greek resistance movement. Uncle Gianni was a […]
      molyvosevents