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Galleria Dante

Puerto Vallarta's Largest Art Gallery

Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, resides in an old hacienda and sculpture garden on one of the best streets in Old Town, Basilio Badillo. Owned and operated by Claire and Joe Guarniere, the gallery features artwork by more than 50 artists, ranging from museum quality masterpieces to works created by emerging artists, primarily Mexican.

The success this American-Canadian couple has achieved in Puerto Vallarta proves that amazing things can happen when you love what you do, who you do it with, and do it very well. And no one has worked harder or smarter over the years than Joe and Claire, who’ve been dedicated to an exciting shared path since marrying here in the ‘80s. Their daughter, Gena, joined forces two years ago after graduating with a BA from UBC.

The Guarniere’s passion for art was evident in their first PV business venture, Pizza Joe. Patrons constantly commented on the art decorating the gardens and walls of their restaurant. So, after enjoying 8 years as successful restaurateurs, they took out the pizza ovens and opened Galleria Dante.

This 6,000-square-foot art gallery, which celebrated its 20th year in Puerto Vallarta in 2015, specializes in original works by contemporary sculptors from all over Mexico, including Gabriel Colunga, Guillermo Gomez, Jonás Gutiérrez, Francisco Quintero, Rocio Sanchez and Meridy Volz, ranging in size from miniatures to monuments.

They also have an eclectic and interesting collection of classical, contemporary, and abstract original paintings by local, national and international artists such as Jean-Gabriel Lambert, Javier Lampreabe, Richard Baker, Rogelio Diaz, Edgar Martinez and Cherie Sibley, to name a few.

New artwork comes in on a weekly basis, so even if you have visited Galleria Dante in the past, it is always worth a second look.

Open Mon-Fri from 10 am-5 pm, Galeria Dante is located at Basilio Badillo #269 in Puerto Vallarta’s Romantic Zone. For more information, call (322) 222-2477, or send an email to galleriadante2(at)gmail.com. To see some of the art work on display at Galleria Dante, visit GalleriaDante.com.

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Galleria Dante Vallarta Sept News

September news from Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, and Di Vino Dante, a chic wine and tapas bar overlooking the gallery's sculpture garden. Read all about the gallery and restaurant's newly renovated spaces, new hours and more.

Galleria Dante Vallarta Summer News

Due to the situation with the Covid-19 pandemic, Galleria Dante & Di Vino Dante remained closed for 3 months, but now they are back! The most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta is now open from 10 am-2 pm Monday-Saturday, while the restaurant is open from 10 am-9 pm.

Galleria Dante Vallarta News Summer

Summer news from Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, and Di Vino Dante, a chic wine and tapas bar overlooking the gallery's sculpture garden. Read all about the gallery and restaurant's newly renovated spaces, new hours and more.

Galleria Dante Vallarta News Spring

Spring and Summer news from Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta. Read all about the newly renovated spaces in both the gallery and the restaurant; gift certificates and lay away plans; and plans for the future.

RISE for Fashion Di Vino Dante

Make plans now to attend the RISE for Fashion event on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Di Vino Dante. This fabulous ladies' luncheon and Deja New fashion show will benefit the Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza (R.I.S.E.) children's shelter in Puerto Vallarta.

RISE Vallarta February Events

Last weekend's bazaar was a huge success. Thank you, Puerto Vallarta, for supporting the children at Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza! February will be fantastic, with two fun events planned: the Int'l Food Festival at Fidencio's and the RISE for Fashion luncheon at Di Vino Dante.

Galleria Dante Vallarta Efren Gonzalez

On Friday, December 27 from 6-10 pm, a cocktail reception will open an art exhibition by Mexican artist Efren Gonzalez at Galleria Dante, Basilio Badillo #269, in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone. Be sure to stop by and meet him while you're out doing the South Side Shuffle.

Galleria Dante Zamarripa Dec 13

On Friday, December 13 from 6-10 pm, as part of the South Side Shuffle, a cocktail reception will open an art exhibit featuring the works of Guadalajara artist Oscar Zamarripa at Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic fine art gallery, Galleria Dante.

Galleria Dante Vallarta Luis Valui

An art exhibition by Guadalajara artist Luis Castellanos Valui opens at Galleria Dante November 29 as part of the first South Side Shuffle of the season. Stop by Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artists and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Galleria Dante Vallarta Art Workshops

Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, recently announced the return of their popular art workshops on the beautiful Di Vino Dante rooftop. This season's classes will be presented by local artists Nino Magaña, Efren Gonzalez and Donna Dickson.