Los Cabos may have a reputation as a party destination, but art aficionados can indulge in their favorite pastime at 16 galleries that are found in San Jose del Cabo’s burgeoning art district. Behind the main square and away from the busy main streets are many unique galleries featuring works of Mexican and international artists and artisans. Catch a taxi into San Jose del Cabo and make it a priority to visit the art galleries ... specifically
GALERIA CORSICA (between Hidalgo and Morelos) which boasts an impressive inventory displayed in a modest presentation space. Whether you collect or just like to browse, your appreciation for the aesthetic will not go unsatisfied.
FRANK ARNOLD GALLERY
Frank Arnold is considered “one of the big eight” abstract expressionists along the lines of Gorky, de Kooning, and Hans Hoffman. Arnold, a classic abstract expressionist, brings to Los Cabos an emotional and energetic style of painting. Calle Comonfort 1137, San Jose Art District, behind Plaza Paulina, San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Phone: (624) 142-4422
ARTE JULIAN GARCIA
Julian Garcia’s paintings and metal sculptures are a must see when you’re in Los Cabos. Also featuring national and international art exhibitions.
Plaza Paulina, Morelos at Comonfort, Historic District, Downtown San Jose del Cabo. Open Mon--Fri 9am--2pm and 4pm–7pm; Sat 9am–2pm. Phone: 142-3566.
GALERIA DE KAKI BASSI (Art Gallery and Framing)
Calle Libertad and Del Arco. Bassi's work and artists of the Cape Region; framing and matting. Ph/fax: 143-3510. Mon-Sat: 9 am-5 pm. AX, MC, VS
GALERIA LA GRANDE
Upon arriving at Cabo's largest and most beautiful hacienda style gallery, your sense of style and exceptional value for oil on canvas paintings are beyond and above most galleries. Offering: Shopping around the world, Custom orders and Affordable pricing.
Address: Plaza Nautica Local D1, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Phone: 143 1415.
GALI AND GABO GALLERY
Picasso, Miró, Tamayo, Toledo, Cauduro Rojas, Guillermo Castaño, Leonardo Diaz, Byars, Julio Rodriguez and the local proud from la Paz:
Gabo. Boulevard Marina Lote 7D Local 64 inside Galiplaza, Cabo San Lucas B.C.S. Mexico. Phone: (624) 144-4571
GOLDEN CACTUS GALLEY
Cabos Premier fine art gallery since 1997. " The Romance of Mexico " is our theme.
Corner of Guerrero and Madero, Downtown Cabo San Lucas. Ph/fax: 143-6399. Open Daily. MC, VS
IDA VICTORIA GALLERY
Galeria de Ida Victoria is a beautiful tri-level art gallery located in the heart of San Jose del Cabo's historic district. It is a spectacular building that stays true to the Mexican colonial style of the neighborhood on the facade, but the interior is a grand and modern space with state of the art lighting and hanging systems.
LA DOLCE GALERIA
Artwork by national and international artists with modern paintings that embrace color, texture and self-expression. Inside La Dolce Ristorante, Plaza Mijares at Hidalgo and Zaragoza Downtown San Jose del Cabo. Open Tue-Sun 11am--12am. Phone: 142-6621. Accepts MasterCard and Visa
Muvezi’s Shona artists produce among the best quality and most unique African designs on the market today. Muvezi has a vast array of fair-trade, decorative stone designs.
Alvaro Obregon # 15, San Jose Del Cabo, Cel. (624) 157-2428
OLD TOWN GALLERY
See Mexico through the eyes of the artist. Original art reflective of Los Cabos by local and international artists, and unique Bohemian crystal sculptures. The Old Town Gallery is a romantic fine art gallery featuring original works of many prominent Mexican and International artists. All of our artists either live here in Mexico or come to Los Cabos frequently to paint and feel the romance of this unique area of desert and mountains surrounded by the Sea of Cortez. Located A. Obregon street No. 20, between Morelos and Guerrero, Historic District Downtown San Jose del Cabo. Open Mon-Sat 10am--7pm Phone: 142-3662. Accepts MasterCard and Visa
PEZ GORDO GALLERY
Located in San Jose del Cabo's historic district, pez gordo is Los Cabos' leading forum for contemporary art. Owner/Artist Dana Lieb, began the gallery in 1999 after realizing the dearth of exhibition space available to area artists. Since opening, the gallery's roster has grown from 15 to more than 40 artists based in Los Cabos and throughout Mexico. With techniques ranging from oil and acrylic to encaustic (wax), collage, and photography, pez gordo offers an ample, eclectic collection designed to meet a broad variety of tastes and needs.
19 Alvaro Obregon, Historic Center. San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico. PH: 142 5788. Open 10am to 8pm. Monday through Saturday.
SIGNATURE ART GALLERY
We have a style in home furnishings and decoration that is both unique and defined, as well as, luxurious articles in fine crystal and jewelry made of jade, coral, pearl, bone and quartz, Hidalgo No. 11 Esq. Zaragoza y Manuel Doblado, Between Morgan’s and the church (near the Plaza), San Jose Del Cabo, Phone: (624) 130 7044
SQUARE ONE FINE ART GALLERY
Oil paintings from famed artists such as Dennis Wentworth Porter, Victor Cauduro, Susana Diaz Rivera , Juan Munoz, and Christina Sutherland.
Plaza El Faro, Carretera Transpeninsular Km 26, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. Phone: (624) 144-6610.
Art Gallery - We have the most beautiful selection of pieces of Mexican art made all around the country. Blvd. Mijares # 33, Colonia Centro, San Jose del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur. Phone: (624) 14219-50 | Fax: (624) 105-2665.