The Best Independent Art Galleries in Patzcuaro

Pottery | © Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble/Flickr
Pottery | © Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble/Flickr
Photo of Pablo Mares
12 July 2017

Patzcuaro in Michoacan is on the Mexican tourist board’s exclusive list of Magical Towns, a label that only means one thing: it’s a place with a real Mexican soul. And what’s more important for the soul than art? Here are the best galleries where you can get close to art in this beautiful village.

La Mano Gráfica

Art Gallery
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This art gallery is run by painter and graphic designer Silvia Capistrán and engraver Artemio Rodríguez. The original idea was born in Los Angeles, California, in 2003 under the name La Mano Press, but five years later, they opened this gallery in Mexico and decided to change the name to La Mano Gráfica. Its main focus is on graphic art.

El Rincón de Frida

Bookstore
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This cultural center is named after the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Concerts and exhibitions are held here, and it is also a small bookstore, and a place where local artists gather to discuss their work.It has a relaxed atmosphere and is an ideal place to have a drink and get some inspiration.