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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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Meet the Artist Night at Galleria Dante, January 26

Galleria Dante invites you to stop by on Friday, January 26th, from 6 to 9 pm to meet the artists. Top the evening off with some wine and tapas upstairs at Di Vino Dante, a chic wine and tapas bar overlooking the gallery’s sculpture garden that serves creative cuisine and cocktails.

Galleria Dante Meet the Artist Night December 29, 2023

Galleria Dante invites you to stop by on Friday, December 29, from 6 to 9 pm for the last 'Meet the Artist Night' of 2023. This is a great way to meet and talk to some of the artists – there are always more than seven in attendance. Top the evening off with some wine and tapas upstairs at Di Vino Dante.

Galleria Dante: Art Nights, Classes, and Culinary Delights Await

Galleria Dante welcomes you to 'Meet the Artist Night' on Friday, December 15th, from 6-9 pm. This vibrant event offers a chance to connect with more than 10 talented artists, engage in conversations about their work, and soak in the enchanting atmosphere. Cap off the evening with a selection of wine and tapas at the stylish Di Vino Dante.

Meet the Artist Night at Galleria Dante, November 24

Galleria Dante invites you to stop by on Friday, Nov 24th, from 6 to 9 pm to meet the artists. While you're there, be sure to check out Di Vino Dante, a chic wine and tapas bar overlooking the gallery’s sculpture garden that serves creative cuisine and cocktails.

Di Vino Dante in Zona Romantica is Now Serving Brunch!

Di Vino Dante now opens for brunch at 10 am, Monday through Saturday. Kick off your day with a delightful array of both innovative and traditional dishes. And, to sweeten the deal, the restaurant offers a tempting 2x1 Mimosa special from 10 am to 12 pm.

Daily Deals This Summer at Di Vino Dante Restaurant

Nestled in the heart of the Romantic Zone, Di Vino Dante originally opened in 2013 as strictly a wine and tapas bar. Today, the menu at this casual-chic restaurant features international cuisine, Mexican wines, signature cocktails and, this summer, daily specials.

Restaurant Week at Di Vino Dante an Artistic Experience

Nestled in the heart of the Romantic Zone, Di Vino Dante originally opened in 2013 as strictly a wine and tapas bar. Today, the menu at this casual-chic restaurant features international cuisine, Mexican wines, signature cocktails and, during Restaurant Week, a delicious three-course menu for just $459 pesos.

Meet Guadalajara Artist Israel Zzepda at Galleria Dante

Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, is proud to announce the visit of Guadalajara artist Israel Zzepda, who will be in the gallery talking about his artwork on Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18, 2023.

Meet the Artist Night at Galleria Dante, March 10th

Galleria Dante invites you to stop by on Friday, March 10th, from 6 to 9 pm to meet the artists in attendance. While you are there, be sure to check out Di Vino Dante, a chic wine and tapas bar overlooking the gallery’s sculpture garden that serves creative cuisine and cocktails.

Gil Gevins Book Signing at Galleria Dante’s Meet the Artist Night

Galleria Dante invites you to stop by on Friday, February 24th, from 6 to 9 pm to meet the artists – there are usually 10-12 in attendance - and author Gil Gevins, named 'Jalisco's Funniest Human Being', will be there signing his newest book, 'KAH'.