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Sculpture walk!

What a pleasant surprise! Gary was a gracious host as we walked the Malecon and learned a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff60523
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Jarretaderas, Mexico
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Beautiful gallery and a terrific tour

We don't buy a lot of art, but the gallery was beautiful.. The owner, Gary Thompson, graciously... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GPsy
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Adrian, Michigan
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“Sculpture walk!”
1 week ago
“Beautiful gallery and a terrific tour”
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Art gallery. Owner Gary Thompson conducts a weekly free Malecon Sculpture walk from October through April. Contact the Gallery for details.
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Calle Aldama 174, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise! Gary was a gracious host as we walked the Malecon and learned a tremendous amount about the public art here in Puerto Vallarta on the Thursday evening tour. It was well worth the time and a surprise to be able to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeff60523
Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't buy a lot of art, but the gallery was beautiful.. The owner, Gary Thompson, graciously gives two fascinating tours of the malecon sculptures each week in season, and you'll love the stories and his humor. They are free, but you should donate generously...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GPsy
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Not going to blow your mind, but there are 4 different galleries within a couple blocks. And since they are all small and close knit and near the beach, this is just another gallery worth the visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TourVallarta
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Owned by Gary Thompson who is the guide for the Tuesday morning art walk along the Malecon, you can always count on a wide variety of paintings and sculptures done by some of Vallarta's best known and best selling artists as well as a friendly...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank John B
Reviewed February 25, 2017

A nice gallery, exhibiting many fine artists. Try visiting during Wednesday evening Art Walks, when featured artists are there to discuss their work. They are experienced in shipping large artork to the US with proper customs paperwork.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Shelly H
Reviewed February 18, 2017

The Gallery represents Mexican artists. There is no one unifying theme and I would say it is eclectic There were several wonderful pieces in the $1,500 to $3,000 price range. The owner donates his time to free tours of the sculpture on the Malecon., The...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank joanz359
Reviewed January 18, 2017

What a shame that Tripadvisor doesn't have a separate listing for the Malecon Sculpture Walking Tour. But here goes. It took several years and a few trips to Puerto Vallarta to fall in love with the sculptures on the Malecon It is a must see...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Gary Thompson runs one of the oldest and yet most current and substantial galleries in Vallarta. Hugo Barajas and Brewster Brockman are two of the main artists and they are both amazing with a capital "A"! Royal Blue glass tiles lead you into this eclectic...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank MOMO644
Reviewed January 19, 2016

We love the Wednesday evening Art Walk in Puerto Vallarta. Every year we go around and see what's new. The owner of this gallery gives free tours of the art along the malecon (Tuesdays, 9 am, by the Millennium sculpture near Hotel Rosita). It's amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Robert F
Reviewed December 20, 2015

My wife & I have been visiting PV for 25 years with many stops in Gary Thompson's iconic gallery, & once we joined one of his excellent tours of the Malecon's sculptures. He's an original & one of the founders of PV's art scene almost...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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