GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, Essaouira

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#2 of 7 in Museums in Essaouira
At GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, browse through the whimsical and colorful world of local naïve art. Internationally known as the home of the Essaouira naive art, the gallery features works by local painters and wood sculptors. Frédéric Damgaard, an art historian from Denmark, opened the gallery in 1988. The French Academy awarded Damgaard the Medal of Vermilion for the promotion of traditional thuja painting techniques and ethnological heritage. The gallery occupies a large house across from the clock tower, which the owner decorated based upon traditional souks. By using our Essaouira tour itinerary maker , you can arrange your visit to GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD and other attractions in Essaouira.
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  • It is worth entering and immersing yourself in the art of Essaouira. This is a small gallery, well cared for, a delightful and quiet place. You can also buy books from local artists.
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  • If your into art and passing go in. Very small. Nice. Don't make a special trip. The owner is pleasant.  more »
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  • Really beautiful amazing pieces by local artists
  • Extremly lovely and beautiful. So cool.
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