Galeria Namu, San Jose

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Art Gallery · Hidden Gem · Museum
Do some shopping with an ethical spin at Galeria Namu, a fair-trade traditional arts and crafts shopping area showcasing the work of local artisans and craftspeople. Survey the wide array of art and other ornamental ephemera from a variety of indigenous cultures, including woven Wounaan baskets, Bribrí canoes, Huetar reed mats, Chorotega ceramics, Guaymí dolls, and Boruca masks, as well as a wide range of modern Afro-Caribbean artisanal crafts. If considering a visit to these cultures in person, inquire about reserving tour arrangements at the gallery. Discover how to plan a San Jose trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • If you are looking for native art in San Jose this is THE place. Great selection, knowledgeable, friendly staff, fair trade. Highly recommended.  more »
  • Unless you want a few stereotype simple souvenirs, this is where you want to go to find authentic CR art - fine folk art and indigenous people’s art of high quality on a fair trade basis. The people.....  more »
  • Excuse me people - the gallery is quite open everyday. Please correct the "Closed" tag on this location
  • Awesome place! Connell is incredibly knowledgeable about indigenous culture. He is very careful when working with indigenous groups using fair trade and sustainability practices. Good prices and a large percentage of his sales goes back to the artist.
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