Art galleries in the Lake Chapala – Ajijic area

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The north shore of Lake Chapala is alive with the arts in all their manifestations. Music and dance — from folk to classical, theater in English at the Lakeside Little Theatre, book clubs and creative writing groups complement the offering of galleries.

Mezcala Island © Belva Velazquez, 2008
Mezcala Island © Belva Velazquez, 2008

Here are some suggestions to get you started. The telephone numbers are local. If dialing from out of the area, please use area code 376; for calls from outside the country, Mexico’s country code is 52. Chapala listings follow Ajijic listings, and all are in alphabetical order.




    • Arte de Mexico: Lois Atkins
      Fine art, ceramics
      16 de Septiembre #1
    • Arte Estudio: Antonio Cardenas
      16 de Septiembre #33
      Original art, watercolors and mixed media classes
    • Arte Estudio de Belva & Enrique Velazquez
      Fine art, classes, calendars and notecards
      16 de Septiembre #7
Tree of Life © Marianne Carlson, 2008
Tree of Life © Marianne Carlson, 2008
    • Aztec Studios: Janice Kimball
      232 Carretera Pte
    • Casa de La Cultura
      Delegacion Municipal de Ajijic
      On the main plaza
    • Centro de Arte y Cultura Galeria: Dionicio Morales
      Morelos #12
    • Creaciones del Lago
      Creative art in needlework
      Ramon Corona #1 A
    • Diane Pearl Colecciones: Diane Pearl
      Colon #1
    • Efren Gonzalez Cultural Center
      Marcos Castellanos #7
    • El Gallo Gallery: Ken Gosh
      Guadalupe Victoria #30
    • Galeria: Ana Romo
      Colon #8 B
    • Galeria Cathy Chalvignac
      Fine oil paintings
      16 de Septiembre #22
    • Galeria de Arte Los Amigos
      Javier Mina 35
    • Galeria de las Flores Art Gallery: Julian
      Morelos #9 B
    • Galeria Di Paola Photography, paintings, sculpture, select objects of popular art
      Colon #11
    • Galeria Dos Lunas
      Colon #8 A
    • Galeria Quattro
      Colon #9
Arte Estudio de Belva & Enrique Velazquez © Belva Velazquez, 2008
Arte Estudio de Belva & Enrique Velazquez © Belva Velazquez, 2008
    • La Bella Vida
      16 de Septiembre #4 B
    • La Coleccion Barbara: Thomas R. Thompson
      Antiques, Mexican folk art, fine art
      Independencia #7
    • La Estancia: Jose Duran
      Morelos #13
    • La Nueva Posada
      Art shows in the garden as well as in the hotel itself and restaurant
      Donato Guerra No. 9
    • Mi Mexico: Representing Helen Marie Krustev
      Morelos #8
Chiapas roof cross © Marianne Carlson, 2008
Chiapas roof cross © Marianne Carlson, 2008
    • Opus Boutique and Gallery: Lois Cugini
      Select artists, jewelry, folk art, custom design
      Morelos #15
    • Sol y Luna Cultural Center
      Rio Bravo #10 A
  • The Village Gallery: Carol Ann Owers
    Ramon Corona #23


    • Casa de Cultura Gonzalez Gallo
      In the old train station
      Avenida Gonzalez Gallo 1500
  • Kimball Gallery
    Las Redes #211


Published or Updated on: February 23, 2010
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