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Mati Art Gallery

The shark-head installation piece outside is sure to catch your attention. This is the main exhibition space of Yorgos Kypris, an internationally celebrated artist who takes much of his inspiration from Santorini an…
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Ergon Deli

Not only do these guys produce some of Santorini's hottest craft beer (Volkan, served at their caldera-edge cafe), but this deli is also a terrific place to shop for island edibles (superb olive oil, preserves, pick…
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Ceramic Art Studio

Ceramics artist Andreas Alefragkis has been perfecting his craft over the course of three decades and the results are striking. Behold the hanging amphorae in an aquamarine or artfully cracked cream glaze and the on…
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Eduart Gjopalaj Gallery

This gallery is filled with the sinuous, surreal woodwork of Albanian-born sculptor Eduart Gjopalaj: delicate, lattice-like platters, serene faces seemingly floating out of undulating waves of wood. If you're lucky,…
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Tzamia-Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini

Near the top of the steps leading down to the Old Port, this gallery specialises in Greek contemporary art, both from established artists and up-and-coming young talent. All the ceramic sculptures – including ones i…
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Just north of the Orthodox Cathedral, Santorini's first art gallery (and a former flour mill) was founded in 1980 by local painter Christophoros Asimis and his wife, sculptor Eleni Kolaiti. On display are Santorini …
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Art of the Loom

A block north of the cable car, this gallery features colourful glasswork from the prioprietress, Mary, as well as silver jewellery, paintings and ceramics by some of the island's top artists.
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the White, Santorini

This small fashion boutique, run by designer Sophia Hatzigeorgiou, draws inspiration from Santorini's unique landscapes, colours and lifestyle. The clothing is hand-sewn in Greece and, as the name suggests, collecti…
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Theta 8

This chic boutique in a white-cave shop on the steps down to the Old Port is a friendly family business. It offers colourful leather bags handmade in Greece (including some made to look like snakeskin). Owned and op…
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Orion Art Gallery

This gallery next to the Megaro Gyzi Cultural Centre at the northern end of town displays gorgeous pieces by some of the island's top artists. Expect everything from fusion glass to modern bronze statues, handmade j…