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Galeria Pacifico

Calle Aldama 174, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+52 322 222 1982
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One of Vallarta's best galleries

Owned by Gary Thompson who is the guide for the Tuesday morning art walk along the Malecon, you can... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
John B
Edison, New Jersey
One our our frequent stops in PV.

A nice gallery, exhibiting many fine artists. Try visiting during Wednesday evening Art Walks, when... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Shelly H
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Art gallery. Owner Gary Thompson conducts a weekly free Malecon Sculpture walk from October through April. Contact the Gallery for details.
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Calle Aldama 174, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+52 322 222 1982
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Owned by Gary Thompson who is the guide for the Tuesday morning art walk along the Malecon, you can always count on a wide variety of paintings and sculptures done by some of Vallarta's best known and best selling artists as well as a friendly...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A nice gallery, exhibiting many fine artists. Try visiting during Wednesday evening Art Walks, when featured artists are there to discuss their work. They are experienced in shipping large artork to the US with proper customs paperwork.

Thank Shelly H
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The Gallery represents Mexican artists. There is no one unifying theme and I would say it is eclectic There were several wonderful pieces in the $1,500 to $3,000 price range. The owner donates his time to free tours of the sculpture on the Malecon., The...More

Thank joanz359
Reviewed 19 January 2017

What a shame that Tripadvisor doesn't have a separate listing for the Malecon Sculpture Walking Tour. But here goes. It took several years and a few trips to Puerto Vallarta to fall in love with the sculptures on the Malecon It is a must see...More

1  Thank evenyl
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Gary Thompson runs one of the oldest and yet most current and substantial galleries in Vallarta. Hugo Barajas and Brewster Brockman are two of the main artists and they are both amazing with a capital "A"! Royal Blue glass tiles lead you into this eclectic...More

1  Thank maureenk504
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We love the Wednesday evening Art Walk in Puerto Vallarta. Every year we go around and see what's new. The owner of this gallery gives free tours of the art along the malecon (Tuesdays, 9 am, by the Millennium sculpture near Hotel Rosita). It's amazing...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 20 December 2015

My wife & I have been visiting PV for 25 years with many stops in Gary Thompson's iconic gallery, & once we joined one of his excellent tours of the Malecon's sculptures. He's an original & one of the founders of PV's art scene almost...More

Thank RalphSchmitt
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent, funny, informative, wonderful tour of the sculptures on the Malecon, the highlight of our trip for sure, and it was free! We were asked to consider a donation to the library which we happily did. Loved it, and the gallery was beautiful when we...More

1  Thank Amy W
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Gary Thompson is the best! He also runs the Free Malecon Sculpture Walk on Tuesday mornings and is so knowledgeable about the art, sculptures and the area. His gallery is on the Art Walk on Wednesdays, too. He has a wonderful selection of artwork, paintings,...More

Thank Sandy_T010
Reviewed 3 February 2014

The gallery owner leads a tour of the sculptures on the malecón which ends up back at his gallery for refreshments and a talk. The gallery also is part of the gallery crawl on Wednesday nights. It is a very informative tour. Check with the...More

Thank Edie108
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