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Expand your art collection or simply browse the vibrant Caribbean and local art that colors our cultural landscape.
Discover why our island is being heralded in the art world as the emerging hub of art in the Caribbean region. Our Arrivals Hall at the airport is graced with a collection of work from local artists.
Visitors to Aruba are greeted by local art at the first moment they arrive on island, when they walk through the arrivals hall at Queen Reina Beatrix International Airport, and again at the airport's distinctive sculpture garden as they depart.
Add some harmony to your vacation and immerse yourself in the distinct music of Aruba, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
We have a culturally rich, diverse population; the artistic payoff is one of the Caribbean's most vibrant art scenes.
Aruba has three dedicated art schools to nourish the creative talents of our local community and students from abroad.
Aruba’s culture comes alive in the spirited rhythms, art, and dance that fill our streets, homes, galleries, and hearts.
During their stay, they will notice expressions of visual arts such as sculptures, paintings and installations in public spaces, gardens, banks, schools, and office buildings. A recent sculpture honoring Aruba's lost fishermen is found opposite the Governor's house along the Linear Park in downtown Oranjestad.
Resorts such as La Cabana Beach Resort and Aruba Marriott Resort display selected artworks in their lobbies. Restaurants such as Gasparito cover their walls with works of local artists, for diners to appreciate and purchase.
Aruba's artists have been evolving for more than 50 years, often studying abroad and returning to teach and create. Their works range from folkloric to abstract, utilizing media from traditional painting to the latest audio-visual arts. Many participate in group expositions abroad.
Some artists have their own ateliers, open for visitors. Do pay a visit to Unoca, the island's national gallery, during your stay.
After visiting the Aruba art galleries, we can guarantee that you will have gained more of an in depth understanding of Aruban culture and the intense passion with which our artists create. Art galleries in Aruba are more than just stores or exhibition halls; they contain a slice of Aruban history.