GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, Essaouira

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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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  • Beautiful location, nice interior, great works of art. You can freely enjoy the works of art. Also Enekel interesting books for sale.
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  • Very unique pieces. Lots of color. Many large pieces that are impassible to take home. Loved the Camel Bar!  more »
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  • Really beautiful amazing pieces by local artists
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