The Centro Historico Artwalk is a self guided art tour held every Wednesday from 6pm to 10pm, normally from November to May annually.
Many participating art galleries in the centro zone of Puerto Vallarta provide local and international artists, their work and a great opportunity to discuss the thriving arts and culture scene.
A free map brochure with information about the Centro Historico ArtWalk and to the participating galleries is available at most all of the major hotels, businesses and galleries in town, or online at VallartaArtWalk.com.
The participating galleries offer the beginner or the most sophisticated art lover the chance to view many different types of mediums, paintings, folk art, sculptures, and pottery. The walking tour is very accessible from the new malecon in Puerto Vallarta and the Plaza Juarez and Hidalgo parking lots provide nearby parking access.
The Southside Shuffle is an evening street party that takes place two Fridays each month, from 6 to 10 pm, between early November and early April on Basilio Badillo in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
The participating businesses go all out to ensure that you enjoy your evening, providing complimentary beverages and even the occasional appetizer. There is also live music, with from two to four groups circulating nonstop on the sidewalk.
All in all, the South Side Shuffle offers one of Puerto Vallarta´s best shopping experiences, on two short easy-to-walk blocks. The neighborhood´s recently expanded sidewalks, with their colorful bougainvillea planters, are an added bonus as you saunter from shop to shop. And for tourists and visitors wondering what living in Mexico is all about, The South Side Shuffle provides a unique opportunity to meet local business owners, many of whom have relocated from the USA and Canada.
Founded in 2010, Galeria Contempo presents an exciting roster of established and emerging artists from all over Mexico. This airy two story gallery is truly inspirational and one-of-a-kind. And its desirable South Side location could not be more acessible.
Exuding impeccable taste, each artist comprising Galeria Contempo’s enviable and highly select talent roster is not only first rate, but reveals a profound passion for this intriguing country with each brush stroke.
Eclectic and chic, works smartly showcased in a welcoming ambiance free of distractions can evoke visceral reactions, as the best art should!
Typically, the artist the Gallery exhibits, have developed and honored their visual voice, having studied and made art for decades. Gallery artists reveal disparate influences but all share an affinity for pushing the boundries of discipline and presentation.
During the high season, starting in November throughout the month of March, Galeria Contempo offers a series of exhibitions featuring the newest work of one of it’s artists.
The place to find the kind of art that you would see in the most important art museums in Mexico and abroad. With more than twenty five years as a curator specialized in Private Bank collections around the world and with fourteen years as the owner of Corsica Gallery with locations in Los Cabos, St-Regis Punta Mita, Puerto Vallarta and Mexico City; today Jean Pierre Renucci has become the largest art dealer of the country with more than 900 square meters and an extensive portfolio of Mexican artist that include Art Masters like Leonora Carrington, Jose Luis cuevas, Juan Soriano y Manuel Felgueres to name a few.