Journeys in time and space
The desire to promote links and encourage dialogue between the arts, the environment and people is at the heart of the G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation.
One of the manifestations of this desire is the organisation of exhibitions of diverse size and content, from the multifaceted exhibition of sculpture, painting, photography, theatre and song, “Chilean art travels to Crete”, to exhibitions of artistic photography that cast a black and white, nostalgic eye over the Crete of past decades.
“Sea to Shore Stories” Modern Art Exhibition
The beauty of nature, the hug of the sea, the rejuvening seaside are some of the simple, but important elements of life that becomes inspiration for artistic creation. As they were the inspiration for the modern art exhibition "Sea to Shore Stories" by Ioannidis Kostas; a multi-faceted art project that it took place in July of 2016, at the Minos Beach art hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, under the curation of Katerina Gregou.Read more
“Agios Nikolaos – Places and People in the 1960s”
In the summer of 2007, Minos Beach art hotel hosted an exhibition of unpublished photographs by Dimitri Papadimos, entitled “Agios Nikolaos – Places and People in the 1960s”. This major artistic event gave locals and foreigners the opportunity to remember or discover images of the place in days gone by.Read more
“Mechanics 1978-2006”, an exhibition by renowned sculptor Giannis Parmakelis, took place in the summer of 2006. Through approximately forty sculptures, mostly monumental in size, this rule-breaking, inquisitive sculptor revealed the wealth of his artistic achievements over the last 28 years.Read more
“Chilean Art travels to Crete”
In the summer of 1999, Minos Beach art hotel welcomed Chilean art to its gardens and interiors. The exhibition, entitled “Chilean Art travels to Crete”, brought eight artists to Agios Nikolaos in a collage of sculpture, painting, photography, theatre, poetry and song.Read more
Riches of Cyprus
In the summer of 1996, an exhibition of Cypriot artists entitled “Riches of Cyprus” was held at the Minos Beach art hotel. Its purpose was to make new conceptual connections between two iconic islands representing the south-eastern edges of the Greek world.Read more