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Nahualli Casa de los Artistas

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Address: Calle 60 # 405 | Entre 43 y 45, Merida 97000, Mexico
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+52 999 928 6566
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

In the heart of Merida's Historic Center, Casa Estudio was born and...

In the heart of Merida's Historic Center, Casa Estudio was born and continues to grow. It has evolved into a place where contemporary visual art and the solemn elegance of colonial architecture converge, creating an environment at once original and distinguished for its extensive collection of beautiful and masterfully done paintings, sculpture. drawings and prints.

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Lovely spot

A beautiful home, I felt very lucky to be welcomed into such an inspired space. Really enjoyed walking around and checking out the interesting work. Very talented artists and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Katie E
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Espoo, Finland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here just because the pictures on TripAdvisor were so inspirational but the reality was an ordinary gallery with white walls. The artworks didn't really hit me so it ended up being a five minute visit.

Thank Nora T
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful home, I felt very lucky to be welcomed into such an inspired space. Really enjoyed walking around and checking out the interesting work. Very talented artists and wonderful hosts. Bonus points for great animals too.

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Edina, Minnesota
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Reviewed March 15, 2017

This Home/ artist's studio has stunning, original art and sculpture set in a lovely home. The artist and her daughter were there when we visited and it was a very rare and appreciated experience for me.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Melva Medina creates bronze sculptures of strong women with attention to detail that would be home to any museum in New York City. All of her works as well of her husband, Abel Vazquez, tell a story and are amazing. This is the real deal. Take the time to visit their gallery which is also their beautiful colonial home. Melva... More 

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Olathe, KS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017

The art of Melva Medina and her husband Abel Vazquez combines nature and people to reveal and interpret the Mayan/Mexican culture. The gallery is also their home and workshop and I learned that they contribute to their community through educational events and art sharing. I had visited this gallery two years as just a walk-in tourist and loved it then,... More 

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Kansas City
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Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

I am not an art aficionado but the works in this gallery moved me. Melva Medina and her husband Abel Vazquez create from their hearts with a Latin/Mayan soul. Their art is innovative and unique. I am so glad to have visited this gallery!

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Walkersville MD
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Reviewed December 29, 2016

We happened accidently on this gallery and had the good fortune to meet the artist-owners. Later we discovered their art at the Museum of the city of Merida, very challenging and beautiful.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Reviewed December 28, 2016

I loved this little gallery more than any that I have visited in Merida. The owner and artist is very nice and helpful.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed December 20, 2016

Loved one section of the work of the artist that was on display here when we visited. He turned old Mexican signage into works that included gold leaf and they were wonderful...albeit a bit pricey (the one I liked the most was $3600). There are other galleries nearby.

Thank ChipTravel
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed December 15, 2016

What a great find. I had the opportunity to meet Melva and her daughter the day that we happened upon their gallery as we strolled down the street. All of the artwork and Melva touched me in such an indescribable way. I ended up buying 2 pieces of artwork and wished that I had bought more. Melva is the kindest... More 

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