Fuerteventura Art Galleries
(Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain)
With a thriving arts scene, many stylish sculptures and a rich heritage, Fuerteventura is home to a varied mixture of galleries and related museums. For art lovers visiting Fuerteventura, one of the island's most popular galleries is the Casa Mane Art Centre, known locally as the Centro de Arte Canario Casa Mane, which actively promotes local Canarian artists.
Religious paintings and other important art works in Fuerteventura are displayed to good effect at the Museum of Sacred Art (Museo de Arte Sacro), which can be found in the village of Betancuria.
Canarian Art Centre (Centro de Arte Canario)
Address: Calle Salvador Manrique de Lara s\n, 35640 La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain
Tel: +34 928 868 233
The Canarian Art Centre can be found in the town of La Oliva, standing between the Casa de los Coroneles and the historic church. Specialising in local art works created by artists from all over Fuerteventura and the other Canary Islands, highlights include works by famous local artist Alberto Manrique. The art gallery features permanent and temporary collections of contemporary pieces, attractive landscaped gardens, a sculpture courtyard and a gift shop, selling prints and postcards of the main paintings.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 10:00 to 17:00, Saturday - 10:00 to 12:00
Museum of Sacred Art (Museo de Arte Sacro)
Address: Calle Alcalde Carmelo Silvera s/n, 35637 Betancuria, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain
Tel: +34 928 878 003
Home to a mixture of religious art works, including paintings, sculptures, gold items and silverware, admission to Betancuria's Museum of Sacred Art also includes entry to the nearby Iglesia de Santa Maria church.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 17:00