Gallery of Antiques Josue, Art Galleries, Culture
When you visit Ecuador, you may quickly notice the abundance of art that is available for purchase. Sometimes this art may take the form of a handcrafted item – other times it may take the form of paint on canvas or sculpture. Whether you are a traditional art collector or are simply looking for a great find that will help you to remember your trip with fondness, there is plenty to choose from. A great place to start is in the city of Cuenca. Filled with creativity, this little artistic mecca has plenty to offer the average buyer. One place to start looking is the Gallery of Antiques Josue.
The Gallery of Antiques Josue is situated at the point where President Códova Street 6-41 and Hermano Miguel Street meet. This is the perfect location for the gallery and it is quite easy to find. However, if you get lost you can contact the gallery by phone. The most recent number is printed in the local telephone directory and the phone is usually answered quite quickly if you phone during office hours. The staff at the gallery are normally quite helpful, though you may well find it helps to speak the local language. They can tell you a bit about the artists as well as the piece in question and advise you with regards to the purchase of various pieces of art – regardless of what type of art it is you are looking at.
So the next time you visit Cuenca, make a stop at the Gallery of Antiques Josue. The gallery is open from Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 13:00 and then again between 16:00 and 18:30 – so you can stop by quite late in the afternoon if you don’t have a chance to visit any earlier. It is also open on Saturdays between 9:00 and 13:00, but not on Sundays. It is a great place to look at all kinds of artworks created by various artists and the gallery gives its own unique touch to the art displayed within its walls. It is worth visiting even if you don’t find anything that you want to buy.
Last updated: January 14, 2020