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Nahualli Casa de los Artistas

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Address: Calle 60 # 405 | Entre 43 y 45, Merida 97000, Mexico
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+52 999 928 6566
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16:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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In the heart of Merida's Historic Center, Casa Estudio was born and...

In the heart of Merida's Historic Center, Casa Estudio was born and continues to grow. It has evolved into a place where contemporary visual art and the solemn elegance of colonial architecture converge, creating an environment at once original and distinguished for its extensive collection of beautiful and masterfully done paintings, sculpture. drawings and prints.

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a beautiful artist's studio

This Home/ artist's studio has stunning, original art and sculpture set in a lovely home. The artist and her daughter were there when we visited and it was a very rare and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Edina, Minnesota
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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Home/ artist's studio has stunning, original art and sculpture set in a lovely home. The artist and her daughter were there when we visited and it was a very rare and appreciated experience for me.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Melva Medina creates bronze sculptures of strong women with attention to detail that would be home to any museum in New York City. All of her works as well of her husband, Abel Vazquez, tell a story and are amazing. This is the real deal. Take the time to visit their gallery which is also their beautiful colonial home. Melva... More 

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Olathe, KS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

The art of Melva Medina and her husband Abel Vazquez combines nature and people to reveal and interpret the Mayan/Mexican culture. The gallery is also their home and workshop and I learned that they contribute to their community through educational events and art sharing. I had visited this gallery two years as just a walk-in tourist and loved it then,... More 

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I am not an art aficionado but the works in this gallery moved me. Melva Medina and her husband Abel Vazquez create from their hearts with a Latin/Mayan soul. Their art is innovative and unique. I am so glad to have visited this gallery!

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Walkersville MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We happened accidently on this gallery and had the good fortune to meet the artist-owners. Later we discovered their art at the Museum of the city of Merida, very challenging and beautiful.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I loved this little gallery more than any that I have visited in Merida. The owner and artist is very nice and helpful.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Loved one section of the work of the artist that was on display here when we visited. He turned old Mexican signage into works that included gold leaf and they were wonderful...albeit a bit pricey (the one I liked the most was $3600). There are other galleries nearby.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

What a great find. I had the opportunity to meet Melva and her daughter the day that we happened upon their gallery as we strolled down the street. All of the artwork and Melva touched me in such an indescribable way. I ended up buying 2 pieces of artwork and wished that I had bought more. Melva is the kindest... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I bought 2 paintings here. The artist carefully put them into a tube for me and delivered the certificates of authenticity to my hotel. The home is quite beautiful with many lovely paintings and sculptures. It was an easy walk to get to. This was one of my favorite stops in Merida, that and the cochnita pibil :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The artist's & owners of Nahualli (Abel & Melva) are not only extremely talented but also engaged with their community and gracious hosts. No uppity art vibes at the gallery even though their work is of international fame.

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