The SpaceInternational Academy of Arts on Milos – is a one of a kind opportunity to journey to the mythic land of the ancient gods, to live the history and the myth first hand, to feel the ancient ruins, the legacy of the ancient Greek Heroes and to dwell on the legendary island of Love, island of Aphrodite (Venus of Milo), island of immense beauty and history – Milos. Join art historian and professor of arts, culture and history – Professor Christina Katrakis on this journey of discovery, to partake in the magic of ancient and modern Greece.
Since 2014, The International Academy of Arts has opened its permanent branch in Greece, on the beautiful island of Milos. Here, the students can combine education with relaxing summer vacation. The IAA Milos branch is opened from the 1st of March until the 1st of November on yearly basis. Classes comprise of the groups of 1-6 people each, the education package includes full cost of lectures and classes as well as the full accommodations package in the 2 studios (1 studio for 2 people located in Plaka and 1 studio for 4 people located on Firopotamos beach). All the educational trips, lectures and programs are included in the price of the IAA Milos package. The classes further differ by length from 1 week long courses to 1 months long courses, other personalized course durations are also available upon request (daily based packages), private 1 person classes are also available.The courses offered in the IAA Milos are - Art History, General History, Arts & Culture (theater, history, arts, philosophy). The program in arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography), theater, music & acting (ancient Greek theater , music & plays), history, philosophy, art history & archeology (ancient Greek, World History, Early Civilizations, Mediterranean History, Roman History & Art, Mycenaean & Minoan art history & archeology), languages (Greek, Italian, French, German, English), creative writing & literature.
We also offer a combination of courses forming one group lecture series where different aspects of culture, literature, history, philosophy, art history, theater appreciation, music appreciation and art are further combined into one. Something which we truly recommend, specially to the new comers and beginners, since it is truly holistic , intellectual and educational experience. Each student must have spending money for the basic island transportation (bus, taxi etc.) or even car rental if desired. The student must also budget in the daily meals in the cafes, restaurants or markets, since the meals are not included in the IAA Milos package. It is vital always to have some emergency money in case of the health emergency, ticket's change, additional trips to the near by islands, boat rides, souvenirs, tickets to historical sites and gifts etc. Guest AccessThe Accommodations of the International Academy of Arts in Milos comprise of 2 amazing studios: 1 studio for 2 people located in Plaka and 1 studio for 4 people located on Firopotamos beach, not your traditional dorm at all:
1) Amazing bungalow studio on the beach of Firopotamos, Milos island:
A unique beach bungalow studio (traditional fisherman's boat house) on Milos island, located on the island's best beach - Firopotamos. The beach is your front-yard you are only 2m away from the water of the purest sea! The bungalow studio has 1 large king size bed and 1 queen size bed, also a small bed could be added for a baby, overall the bungalow houses 4 adults and could also house 1 baby. The studio is fully remodeled and equipped according to high-end VIP standards: appliances and best materials, also fully organic and ecological. The studio has full equipped kitchen, bathroom, shower, wi-fi internet and satellite TV with more then 250 international channels. Also the price includes cleaning, changing sheets and towels every 3 days plus day time manager services (a person that you can be in touch with about your needs, like a receptionist), we can also arrange for the transportation from the port or airport to the studio (taxi or rental car or motorbike, the client pays that separately to the car rental company or taxi driver).
2) Amazing Sunset View Studio in Plaka, Milos island:
The studio offers the best view to the sunset on the island of Milos, located in the capital town of Plaka right where the people gather to see the sunset. The studio has 1 queen size bed (for 2 people) also a small bed could be added for a baby, overall the studio houses 2 adults and could also house 1 baby. The studio was once a part of the ancient Venetian Castle built in 1310 by the Doge family of Sanudo. The studio was fully remodeled and equipped according to high-end VIP standards, appliances and best materials, also fully organic and ecological. The studio has the bathroom, shower, very large balcony with the view, wi-fi internet, cable TV with more then 250 international channels, kitchenette set (small fridge with freezer, microwave, coffeemaker, electric teapot, dishes, cups etc). Also the price includes cleaning, changing sheets and towels every 3 days plus day time manager services (a person that you can be in touch with about your needs, like a receptionist), we can also arrange for the transportation from the port or airport to the studio (taxi or rental car or motorbike, the client pays separately to the car rental company or taxi driver).