Los Cabos Shows Off its Art Scene

Art enthusiasts headed to Los Cabos can engage in "art therapy" while exploring Los Cabos' cultural offerings.

San Jose del Cabo is home to the Art District, featuring high-end fine art galleries showcasing original painting, sculptures, photography, prongs and jewelry by contemporary artists. The Art District of San Jose del Cabo has become the cultural center of Baja and is home to some of the area's top restaurants. Every Thursday evening from November to June, San Jose del Cabo hosts at Art Walk, where galleries welcome guests to take an evening stroll through the neighborhood while exploring a series of events including wine tastings, dinner and "meet and greets" with the artists. Galleries are open to the public year-round. Visit artcabo.com.

Located in San Jose del Cabo's Art District, Mi Casa Restaurant serves up Mexican cuisine against the backdrop of traditional Mexican art. Travelers can enjoy life-sized murals depicting tales of Los Cabos and colorful art pieces throughout the venue. Visit micasarestaurant.com.mx.

Many of the destination's resorts incorporate art into the proeprty's decor and make it available for purchase. At Las Ventanas al Paraiso, guests can admire and purchase artwork, jewelry, pottery and other items created by Mexican artisans at its MAP Store, Museum of Mexican Popular Art. The MAP Store is a nonprofit organization that provides Mexican artisans a venue to exhibit and sell their products. 

One & Only Palmilla recently introduced its Art Studio, offering guests the opportunity to personalize art classes that suit their interests. Families seeking a unique activity can partak ein the 'Family Art Lab Workshops', instructed by a  professional in-residence artist at the oceanfront Studeio Terrace or in their own private villa.

The new Hotel El Ganzo offers a different approach to art through its artists-in-residence program. Artists from around the world are invited to stay at the hotel and create a masterpiece anywhere they choose in the property. Some of the artists that have stayed on the property include Manel Pujol, Jan de Cock, Sean Dower, Saner and more. 

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