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Puerto Vallarta News NetworkVallarta Living | Art Galleries 

Galleria Dante
Puerto Vallarta's Largest Art Gallery


Galleria Dante • Basilio Badillo #269 • South Side, Puerto Vallarta
Tel: (322) 222-2477 • Email: galleriadante2(at)gmail.com • Website: GalleriaDante.com.Area Map
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 15th year in Puerto Vallarta in 2010, 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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TWO Artists to Exhibit at Galleria Dante this Friday
BanderasNews.com

Last week, we reported that Emilio Rama would open at Galleria Dante on Friday, December 14. What we didn't tell you is that he'll be joined by artist Nicolas 'Nick' Gomez. Be sure to stop by and meet both artists, view their works, and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Emilio Rama Art Exhibit Opens Dec. 14 at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

On Friday, December 14 from 6-10 pm, a cocktail reception will open an art exhibition by Emilio Rama 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 next week's South Side Shuffle.

Two Artist Exhibit Opens at Galleria Dante this Friday
Gena Guarniere

Exhibits by artists Jean Jaques Hudon and Gerald Gallant open at Galleria Dante on Friday, November 30, as part of this week's South Side Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artists and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Season's First South Side Shuffle at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

Exhibitions by artists Eva Mondragon and Luc Gauthier open at Galleria Dante November 16 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.

Exciting New Season at Galleria Dante & Di Vino Dante
Gena Guarniere

After a short two week hiatus in September to do some renovations, Galleria Dante reopens October 1 and Di Vino Dante on Oct 8. There's always something new to experience here, and we've got the scoop on the 2018/2019 season at Vallarta's largest & most eclectic art gallery.

Galleria Dante's Summer News, Specials and Art Sale
Claire Guarniere

Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, has launched its Summer Art Sale, with prices reduced 25-50% through October 15th. If you've been eyeing one of the gorgeous works of art in their gallery or website, now is the time to make it yours!

Three Artist Exhibit Opens at Galleria Dante This Friday
Claire Guarniere

Artists Yvan Genest, Alvaro Zardoni & Jean Gabriel Lambert open at Galleria Dante on March 23, as part of the last Southside Shuffle of the 2017-2018 season. Stop by Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artists and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Guadalajara Artist Luis Valui Exhibit at Galleria Dante
Gena Guarniere

On Friday, March 9 from 6-10 pm, a cocktail reception will open an art exhibition by Guadalajara artist Luis Castellanos Valui at Galleria Dante, Basilio Badillo #269, in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone. Be sure to stop by and meet the artist while you're out doing this week's South Side Shuffle.

Three Artist Exhibit Opens Friday at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

Exhibitions by Bill Megrail, Tom Dickson and Donna Dickson open at Galleria Dante on Friday, February 23rd, as part of this week's South Side Shuffle. Stop by the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta to meet the artists and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

This Week's South Side Shuffle Expo at Galleria Dante
Gena Guarniere

On Friday, February 16 from 6-10 pm, a cocktail reception will open an art exhibition by Spanish artist Manuel Adria at Galleria Dante, Basilio Badillo #269, in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone. Be sure to stop by and meet the artist while you're out doing this week's South Side Shuffle.

Jean Jacques Hudon Art Exhibit Opens at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

An exhibition by Canadian artist Jean Jacques Hudon opens at Galleria Dante on February 9, as part of this week's Southside Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artist and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Israel Zzepda & Juan Carlos Navarro at Galleria Dante
Gena Guarniere

On Friday, January 26 from 6-10 pm, during this week's South Side Shuffle, a cocktail reception will open two special art exhibitions by artists Israel Zzepda and Juan Carlos Navarro at Galleria Dante, Basilio Badillo #269, in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone. Come meet the artists!

Galleria Dante Presents Miguel Angel Martin del Campo
Claire Guarniere

An exhibition by artist Miguel Angel Martin del Campo opens at Galleria Dante on January 12, as part of this week's Southside Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artist and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Ajijic Artist Efren Gonzalez Opens at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

An exhibition by Ajijic artist Efren Gonzalez opens at Galleria Dante on Friday, December 29, as part of this week's Southside Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery from 6-10 pm to meet the artist, view his works, and enjoy complimentary cocktails.

Gerald Gallant and Emilio Rama Open at Galleria Dante
Gena Guarniere

Exhibitions by artists Gerald Gallant and Emilio Rama open at Galleria Dante on December 15, as part of this week's South Side Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artists and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Oscar & Ale Zamarripa Open at Galleria Dante Dec. 1
Claire Guarniere

On Friday, December 1st from 6-10 pm, during this week's South Side Shuffle, a cocktail reception will open a father/daughter art exhibit featuring the works of Guadalajara artists Oscar Zamarripa & Alejandra Zamarripa at Puerto Vallarta's largest fine art gallery, Galleria Dante.

Season's First South Side Shuffle at Galleria Dante
Banderas News Team

An exhibition by Canadian artist Marc Galipeau opens at Galleria Dante on Friday, November 24, as part of the first Southside Shuffle of the 2017-2018 season. Stop by PV's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artist and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Exhibit by Artist Bill Megrail Opens at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

An exhibition by artist Bill Megrail opens at Galleria Dante on Friday, April 21st, as part of the last Southside Shuffle of the 2016-2017 season. Stop by the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta to meet the artist and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Guillermo Gómez Celebrates 20 Years at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

Galleria Dante has proudly represented Guadalajara artist Guillermo Gómez since 1997. Join in the celebration on March 24 at Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery, where you can meet the artist, view his works and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

Help Yvan Genest Publish Coffee Table Book of His Art
Claire Guarniere

Since painting his first watercolors more than 30 years ago, Montreal artist Yvan Genest has lived, painted, and exhibited in many countries, while building his unique iconography. Now Yvan has conceived an art book covering 30 years of his paintings, and needs your help to publish.

Artist Juan Carlos Navarro Opens at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

An art exhibition by Juan Carlos Navarro opens at Galleria Dante on Friday, January 27, as part of this week's Southside Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery from 6-10 pm to meet the artist, view his works, and enjoy complimentary cocktails.



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