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The lovely seaside city of Puerto Vallarta is a hot spot for art lovers and has lots of art galleries, public sculptures downtown and other nice exhibits. The art galleries of Puerto Vallarta are very distinguished and are filled with work by national and international artists. You will find all types of artwork here: from glass blown artwork, fancy sculptures and awesome paintings.

So, it doesn’t matter if you are an art critic or a novice art lover because you are sure to find something that strikes your fancy each day you spend in Puerto Vallarta. So here is an overview of some of the various art galleries in the town and the popular Art Walk:

Galeria Uno

Galeria Uno is a staple among Puerto Vallarta’s art galleries. It displays artwork that plays with several styles and mediums—including abstract sculptures and modern paintings.

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Omar Alonzo

This chic gallery has an upscale look that creates the perfect atmosphere for the various paintings, sculptures and photographs housed there.


Oficina de Proyectos Culturales (Office for Cultural Projects), also called OPC for short, is a non-profit organization that promotes art culture and provides a platform for local artists.

Peyote People

This gallery represents the folk and colonial artwork of the Mexican people bearing the gallery’s name. At this gallery, you can expect to find beaded wall hangings, statues, yarn art, wood art from Oaxaca and molded tin decorations.

Ro’Wo Gallery

Mexico’s finest artisans created the pieces found in this gallery. Expect to see unique creations like home accessories, furniture, jewelry fashion items, and specialty gift items.

Puerto Vallarta Art Walk

This is a seasonal activity that captivates the heart of locals and tourists in Puerto Vallarta. Between October 26, 2016 to May 31, 2017, the downtown area will be alive with excitement as a variety of art lovers, art collectors, sight seers, and event fans come together. Expect something new each week in Puerto Vallarta’s Centro Historico that provides the perfect social atmosphere for art lovers to mingle.

A variety of art galleries with a variety of art collections means there’s something that can capture everyone’s interest. So, it doesn’t matter what type of artwork you like. You are bound to see something you like—from Mexican colonial art, fine textiles to modern abstract sculptures, etc.

You are sure to get your fill of the art culture of Puerto Vallarta when you explore their galleries.

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