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  • San Juan and Metro Region

    Carolina

    Just a ten minute drive from San Juan, Carolina is a sun filled city with much to offer. The city has several native names and was originally called Trujillo Bajo when it was founded in 1857. Later Don Gaspar Martínez, who donated a sizable piece of land for the municipality, requested that the town be renamed after his daughter, Carolina de San Juan. From that time forward the city has ...

  • Attractions

    Art Galleries

    For many centuries art has played a vital role in Puerto Rican culture. An exceptional form of self-expression, artworks can give one great insight into topics of concern in the country over the ages. There are a number of renowned past and contemporary artists using a variety of media in Puerto Rico. As such, art fans will have a great time exploring the various art galleries scattered ...

  • Art Galleries

    Butterfly Art Gallery

    One of the more unusual art galleries you can visit while staying in the city of San Juan is the Butterfly Art Gallery situated in 257 Calle De La Cruz in the center of historic Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Butterfly Art Gallery was first formed in 1970 and is now situated in a magnificent colonial mansion. The architecture of this mansion is beautiful and is indicative of a strong Spanish ...

  • Art Galleries

    Galeria Botello

    Galeria Botello is a modern gallery which exhibits Latin American artwork created by painters and sculptors who live in the region. The gallery is housed in Angel Botello’s home – an old mansion which he personally restored to its former glory – which is located at 208 Del Cristo Street in Old San Juan , Puerto Rico. Prior to the 2006, Galería Botello in Hato Rey and the Galería Botello in ...

  • Art Galleries

    Galeria Las Bauco

    Galeria Bauco is a wonderful art gallery to visit, a place where you can appreciate the fine art works they have on display. It is also an art gallery that handles paintings which may need to be restored or conserved. The title of the gallery is taken from the name of the gallery's owner who is not only considered a talented artist, but is also recognized for his skill in restoring and ...

  • Art Galleries

    Art Puerto Rico

    Every so often you come across an artist that is truly unique. Sometimes it may take the public a while to see the value behind the art though, this is not always the case. For Alicia Sotomayor, art was in her blood. Born in Mayaguez in 1959, Sotomayor started painting at the tender age of nine. This she was able to do under the steady guidance of her private art teacher Rosita Lopez. This ...

  • Art Galleries

    Biaggi Faure Fine Art

    The Biaggi-Faure Fine Art Gallery was created in 1989 by Gail Biaggi and Carlos Faure. The gallery was created on the concept of sharing the energy and immense richness of Puerto Rican art with the world and, thus far, it has certainly managed to do so. Currently the gallery is directed by both founders who both have a Masters Degree in Business Administration as well as a true passion for ...

  • Art Galleries

    Museum Contemporary Art

    Founded in 1984, the Puerto Rican Museum of Contemporary Art was the result of a collaboration between a number of generous artists and the civil society. Those involved decided to form a non-profit institution whereby local artists could display their art and the public could be exposed to a variety of art forms and contemporary art expressions. Known locally as the Museo Arte Contemporáneo ...

  • Art Galleries

    Siddhia Hutchinsons Fine Arts

    If you are looking for something truly unique, look no further than Siddhia Hutchinson’s Fine Art Design Studio & Gallery on the island of Vieques. Owned and operated by Siddhia Hutchinson herself, the renowned artist produces excellent artworks from her studio which she then presents for sale in her gallery. Her colorful, carefully detailed artworks may take different forms and the subject ...

  • Art Galleries

    Claudia Del Mar

    Claudia Del Mar Fine Arts is a fascinating Puerto Rican art gallery located in San Juan. It falls under the care of Eugenia Rosario Seda, a private dealer with high credibility in Puerto Rico's art community. Over the years it has displayed artworks by talented individuals such as Rafael Tufiño, Francisco Rodon and Julio Rosado del Valle. Claudia Del Mar Fine Arts is concerned chiefly with ...