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La Galeria

Calle Rancho Grande, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
+502 7762 2432
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Lovely Art Oasis in the Chaos of Pana

I am so glad I found La Galeria in Pana! This artist space, gallery, cafe is really special. The... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Jenn K
Berkeley, California
A hidden treasure of Panajachel

Best place to visit in Panajachel. I love the artwork in the gallery, it is very inspiring and... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
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La Galeria celebrates the arts as a whole and provides at the same time a center for local and international artists. We sell a vast range of art work at attractive prices, rare and fine art pieces for collectors as well as unique frames of our own design. The building, a piece of art in itself is located in the heart of Panajachel. Since 1973 we also organize community events, concerts, theatre, cabaret, art movies etc. Our additional show of unique folk art began in the 1920s and continues to this day. Come by for an excellent cup of cappuccino or espresso and get inspired.House recommendations: Cappuccino -
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Calle Rancho Grande, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
+502 7762 2432
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

I am so glad I found La Galeria in Pana! This artist space, gallery, cafe is really special. The grounds are beautiful with both wild and curated flora, sculptures and paintings and a ton of birds. The inside gallery is host to mostly local, all...More

Thank Jenn K
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Best place to visit in Panajachel. I love the artwork in the gallery, it is very inspiring and opened my eyes to the beauty in this paradise. Thank you so much!

Thank auroraedserv
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I am not super familiar with the artwork, but I am with their sour dough pancake brunch on Sundays. This is a little known food gem in Pana, in my opinion. They also now have a farmers market on Sundays every two weeks, which is...More

Thank Hannah E
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The owners are charming. The husband is Guatemalan and his wife is German. She is a great cook. He has the art knowledge; is an artist himself and his mother as well. It is small yet interesting enough to spend a day!

1  Thank kmhumphries
Reviewed 20 January 2017

A great place to visit. The gallery is only a small percent of the larger collection onsite. Owners have an incredible story and are always willing to chat!

Thank scollinscolorado
Reviewed 19 August 2016

A very interesting gallery focusing on Mayan people, local sites, and more. We bought a print of the church in Chiciicastenango there many years ago, and enjoy going back to see what's new.

Thank texaschic987
Reviewed 2 June 2016

stayed here for 4 nights and couldnt be happier with the location and the amount of love from the host that run this beautiful gallery a must see kinda place even if not staying there! aloha

2  Thank kalena g
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I always make it a point to stop here and visit the gallery when I'm in Pana. The owner is friendly and welcoming. Its more of his home than an art gallery. It's a good place to just look around and hang out for a...More

1  Thank WNDYPEN
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Just looked at the art in one large room. While it's for sale, if you're not looking to buy you're also welcome to walk around and take a look. The space itself is intimate and airy, and the music is enjoyable. The sign outside (in...More

Thank Ksenia V
Reviewed 15 January 2016

An oddly constructed set of buildings, sheds, arcades and courtyards that together represent decades of collection by Thomas Shaeffer and his Guatemalan mother and German father, La Galeria is a welcome refuge from the bustle and mindless commercialism of the mostly tourist streets that dominate...More

1  Thank Rudy D
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