The art lovers visiting Curaçao won’t be disappointed when looking for local art. We have numerous art galleries, all with their own style. The art galleries on Curaçao feature art pieces that all have the colorful Caribbean flair. Making it unique pieces and a great representation of the island itself. What you’ll notice during a visit to one of these galleries is that they’re quite different from the usual. They have their own character and are as vibrant as the island itself.
Landhuis Bloemhof is an old mansion that has been turned into an art gallery. At Landhuis Bloemhof you’ll find art in various forms and from various artists. They have a varying exhibition year around. You can also enjoy some literature at their library or sculptures by local artists in their garden. After enjoying the art, you can take a seat at Number 10 coffeeshop for some aromatic coffee and lunch bites.
Gallery Alma Blou
The oldest and largest art gallery on Curaçao is located just outside the historic center of Willemstad. This gallery doesn’t only have local art but also includes art pieces from neighboring countries in the Caribbean. The collections consist of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, and dolls that are exhibited in different spaces of the mansion. At Gallery Alma Blou you’ll find paintings, sculptures, and art pieces made from different materials. No matter what style you enjoy, there’s a collection to admire.
Nena Sanchez Gallery
One of the renowned art galleries on Curaçao is the Nena Sanchez Gallery situated in Banda Abou (Jan Kok) and Punda. While the artist, Nena Sanchez, has passed away recently her work remained in the community. You can find her work on mural around the island and on the walls of organizations, corporate offices, and private homes. Her art is characterized by its realistic portrayal of the island with vibrant colors and the cultural aspects incorporated.