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Galerie d'Art Damgaard

Avenue Oqba Ibn Nafiaa, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5247-84446
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Art art art and art.....all from Essaouira

The gallery is one of the focal points of art in Essaouira. Some say the art scene all started... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
davidwkeig
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Umina Beach, Australia
Great, proper art!

Quality art gallery that exhibited and sold beautiful pieces by local artists. The owners didn't... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
Livalambchop
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Avenue Oqba Ibn Nafiaa, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gallery is one of the focal points of art in Essaouira. Some say the art scene all started here. I doubt it. But the quality of the work on show is amazing. Very little is what might be called 'traditional Moroccan'. Naive, expressionist and...More

1  Thank davidwkeig
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Quality art gallery that exhibited and sold beautiful pieces by local artists. The owners didn't mind if you came in and just had a look around. Worth visiting and it's only just outside the old city walls.

1  Thank Livalambchop
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Very nice place to pop in for a visit during your stay in Morocco. Interesting and vibrant art to admire.

1  Thank JackTravel
Reviewed May 17, 2017

You will find a nice assemblage of good art from only local artists. The man in the gallery was welcoming and helpful. There was some pieces that used a technique similar to Jackson Pollock that were particularly good for a reasonable price. The sculptures were...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Must do activity when you visit Essaouria. It might be forgotten, but make time. The gallery holds a range of very original local Essaouria artists you will NOT see in Marrekesh or Casablanca. Well worth a visit. Hint: make time, suitable footwear and clothing, camera...More

2  Thank Janr20
Reviewed February 2, 2017

This gallery shows work by a collection of local artists who have been championed by the Gallery Damgaard. Interesting non-figaritive and 'Brut Art'

3  Thank luckiestducky
Reviewed January 4, 2017

This gallery showcases the strange, psychedelic and highly original art of local Essaouira artists who combine Aboriginal dream paintings with charming, naive and exuberant color.

2  Thank owen m
Reviewed November 24, 2016

local artists, look at the large piece behind curator's desk - used sawdust - it was not high art but there were interesting pieces mixed in with some undeserving ones

3  Thank Casey G
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Essaouuira has a vibrant atr scene, and this excellent gallery showcases the best of the Gnaou culture's artists. It is a large airy space with a hands-off aporach by the staff, leaving you to browse at your own pace. They are very helpful if needed....More

4  Thank Fabmamma
Reviewed August 28, 2016

This is the oldest art gallery in Essaouira featuring artists from the area. he Esaouira artists featured here include many well-known and established artists in the Essaouira naif style.

2  Thank massaoud39
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