The 2nd home of Latin painter Enrique Grau (born in Panama but raised in and inspired by what he saw and experienced here), Cartagena has a rich and vibrant arts culture, plainly evident from the multitude of murals, museums and galleries throughout the city. Check out some of the most popular locations below and if you’re interested, give our city concierge a call and we’ll setup a tour for you.

Note: Hi Cartagena is well connected in the Arts community. If you’re interested in purchasing some pieces or if you would like to meet some of the artists, give us a call and we’ll be glad to make the arrangements for you.

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Located steps from Cartagena’s historic wall overlooking the sea, Nohra Haime Gallery offers tasteful works by both local and internationally acclaimed artists. This beautiful gallery is a must-visit spot for curious travelers and serious collectors alike. Originally established in New York in 1981, NH Gallery…

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Conveniently hidden in the heart of Getsemani, Ciudad Movil (Mobile City) is an eclectic, vibrant jewel of a space mixing an art gallery, dance studio, restaurant, bar and concert-space all under one roof.  One of the first independent cultural centers in the city, Ciudad Movil was created…

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Casa Museo La Presentacion is a world-class heritage center where patrons can immerse themselves in the local culture, enjoying music, dance, theater and visual arts all under one roof. Opened in February 2013, this former college is now a famous heritage site and a focal point for…

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Constructed on the ruins of Iglesia Merced in 1625, Teatro Adolfo Mejia was built to celebrate the first centenary of the Colombian Republic in 1911. Notably, it was designed and built by the same architect who conceived the equally splendid Clocktower. Originally named “Teatro Municipal”,…

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Located in the walled city on Plaza de San Pedro Claver, next to a church of the same name, the Museum of Modern Art is small but hugely significant to local culture. With a focus on broadening regional art appreciation and conservation, the museum has…