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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.

Comex Mural Aims to Break Guinness World Record
Mexico News Daily

A community art project near Guadalajara will aim to beautify the urban environment and break a Guinness World Record at the same time. Comex is sponsoring an effort to create the world's largest mural in Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco, as part of the company's México Bien Hecho program.

'The End of the Great Tale' Opens at Vallarta's OPC
Pilar Perez

An opening reception for 'The End of the Great Tale,' a contemporary art exhibition which investigates how Cuba is defined in 2018, will be held January 27 from 7-9 pm at the Oficina de Proyectos Culturales in El Centro. The expo, which includes a documentary film, continues through May 4.

Vallarta Street Artist Misael Lopez Opens New Gallery
Samara Alpern

You know Misael Lopez. His portraits of Princess Leah and Albert Einstein define Puerto Vallarta street art, and now Gold Leaf Smoke Shop is proud to sponsor the grand opening of Lopez's new space, The Hive Studio and Galería, on Friday, January 26th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm.

Opening Reception of New Works by Angeline Kyba
Banderas News Team

Don't miss the opening reception of Angeline Kyba's newest art works on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy art, tapas, wine and a fiesta at Casa Brava, the artist's home studio, in downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Los Mangos Library 18th Annual Art Auction, January 25
Lorena Sonrisas

Get ready folks! It's time for the yearly 'Subasta de Arte' at Puerto Vallarta's Public Library, Biblioteca Los Mangos. Set to take place on January 25 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm, this will be the library's 18th annual art auction/fundraiser - and it promises to be the largest and most entertaining to date!

Sculptor Jim Demetro Opens Gallery in Old Town Vallarta
James R. Callan

Several months ago, sculptor Jim Demetro and his wife Eva discovered a long vacant building on Lazaro Cardenas right across from the Park in Old Town Vallarta. It looked terrible, but they could see the potential. Today, it is a lovely, bright, attractive gallery, The Demetro Gallery.

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.

'World's Longest Mural' on US-Mexico Border Wall
Business Insider

As the Trump administration seeks $18 billion over the next decade to more than double the length of the US-Mexico border fencing, one artist has another plan for the barriers. Mexican artist Enrique Chiu is working to cover the existing border wall in colorful murals.

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.

'TED Talk Tuesdays' Continue to Inspire at The Boutique
Catherine Beeghly

The Boutique Theater continues its popular educational discussions, 'TED Talk Tuesdays' every other week from 9-11 am throughout the season. Next up is Mexican street artist Misael Ivan Lopez who will present 'Cultural Fusion: A Muralist's Artistic Journey,' on Tuesday, December 5.

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.

La Cuiza to Host River of Arte 2017, December 10
Bill Makley

Art lovers, save the date! You don't want to miss Puerto Vallarta's favorite annual art event - River of Arte 2017 - to be held Sunday, December 10 at La Cuiza on La Isla Cuale. More than 60 artists will be exhibiting their latest work to raise money for local non-profit organizations.

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.

'DeLIMITations' Opens at Vallarta's OPC on October 7
Pilar Perez

'DeLIMITations: Mapping the border of 1821 between Mexico and the United States,' a site-specific installation by artists Marcos Ramírez ERRE and David Taylor, will open on October 7 at Puerto Vallarta's Oficina de Proyectos Culturales. The expo continues through January 13, 2018.

2017-2018 Centro Historico ArtWalk Starts October 25
Lorena Sonrisas

Thirteen art galleries in downtown Puerto Vallarta are busy getting ready for the 2017-2018 season's first Centro Historico ArtWalk and cocktail reception, which will be held on October 25th. This year's art walk will run every Wednesday evening from 6-10 pm through May 30, 2018.

Curator's Tour of Vallarta 'Dichotomies of Landscape'
Oficina de Proyectos Culturales

The Puerto Vallarta Oficina de Proyectos Culturales invites everyone to join them on Wednesday, August 23 at 6:30 pm for the last walk-through of the 'You Are Here: Dichotomies of Landscape' exhibition with curator Oscar Moran Guillen. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

Contest to Design Mexico City's Official Emoji Underway
Fast Company

In Mexico City, the local government is seeking to expand its iconography with an official emoji sticker pack that will represent the city. On Friday, CDMX's Laboratorio para la Ciudad announced an open design competition that asks participants to capture the city in 20 digital symbols.

'México' Exhibition at Dallas Museum of Art a Hit

Buzz is a big deal in the world of art museums, and there's plenty of it for the 'México 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde,' exhibit that opened on March 12 and continues through July 16 at the Dallas Museum of Art.

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