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“Stunning art, fab guide and a unique chance to meet the artists. Perfect!”
Review of Art Cuenca

Art Cuenca
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Private Cuenca City Half Day Tour
Ranked #42 of 177 things to do in Cuenca
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Owner description: Visit the artists, artisans and designers of Cuenca. Art Cuenca can plan a great visit into the studios, galleries or shops to see the process and learn from them. You can also buy the art straight from the artists paying a good price. Also visit our gallery located on Bolivar and Miguel HerediaVisite artistas, artesanos y disenadores de Cuenca. Art Cuenca puede planear una visita a los estudios, galerias y talleres para ver el proceso y conocer mas sobre el mismo. Puede compara el arte directamente del autor, pagando un buen precio.Tambien puede visitar nuestra galeria ubicada en la Simon Bolivar y Miguel Heredia.
Reviewed April 25, 2013

We had a private tour to 5 different artists and wanted to buy everything we saw! Sonia (the guide) is so friendly and knowledgeable and meeting the artists is such a unique experience. We bought an iguana from Miguel Illescas and every time i look at it i remember the tour and watching him make other pieces. There is something for everyone's budget, right down to a few dollars. Highly recommended! Thank you Art Cuenca!

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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Cuenca, Ecuador is the home of a number of artists with worldwide reputations, as well as many up-and-coming, highly talented painters, sculptors, ceramists, jewelry designers, and so on. Art Cuenca is a gallery in Cuenca's historic center, where frequently rotating exhibits of these artists are held. Art Cuenca also offers both private and group tours of the artists' workshops, conducted in fluent English. The owners of Art Cuenca are lovely, dedicated people, who are doing an excellent job of introducing residents and visitors to Cuenca's (remarkably affordable) artistic treasures.

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Reviewed March 8, 2013

I was fortunate enough to join 2 friends who are now retired in Cuenca, on a private art tour a few days ago. What an AMAZING experience! Our guide, Sonia, has such a wonderful grasp of art history, the artists of Cuenca and the community. She is very bright, well spoken and speaks perfect English. What a joy to spend the afternoon at the studios of various artists who were delighted to meet us and show us around. Sonia has put together a wonderful gallery and a fabulous tour which will individualize for her clients. Visiting her gallery and taking her tour are both a must do in Cuenca!!!

Thank UtahJulie
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

A memorable experience. The lovely gallery, previews local artist and artisans, and offers an opportunity to see what the art community is all about. If you a wise enough to book a private or group tour, you will see a side of Cuenca that is not always visible. Sonia, is just the best. Her charming personality, along with her knowledge of the artists and artesians, is a perfect combination for a day of adventure. A must do!!!!!

Thank Pamela F
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Art Cuenca is a unique experience, not only in Cuenca, but in any other city. The lovely little gallery promotes local artists and artisans of all types, many of whom are known around the world. But even more wonderful are the visits to artists' studios where you can see the artists at work. Sonia, who runs Art Cuenca, is well known in the artist community and arranges fun and exciting visits to the artists' workshops and galleries. Some visits are done as a group, but she can also arrange private visits. (The artists' studio visits do have a fee, but the gallery is free.) Sonia speaks fluent English and is a truly delightful and knowledgeable person, not only about art, but about the history and culture of Cuenca and Ecuador. Art Cuenca is a "do not miss" experience.

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