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Definitey worth the drive from San Miguel

This is a most impressive gallery—absolutely worth the 7-mile trip from San Miguel (we took a taxi... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Amazing collection of art

We visited this gallery during a recent trip to San Miguel de Allende. We were amazed by the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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“mayer shacter”(29 reviews)
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We are open BY APPOINTMENT only and usually have an Open House the last weekend of every month from noon to 5 pm. Please check our weekly ad in Atencion for directions to the gallery and contact information. Please note: We are NOT a "Museum" or an...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Camino Antiguo Ferrocarril # 14 | Colonia El Cortijo, San Miguel de Allende 37893, Mexico
+52 415 185 2225
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a most impressive gallery—absolutely worth the 7-mile trip from San Miguel (we took a taxi (15 minutes 350 pesos (about $18 US)). The gallery is huge and contains an amazing collection of folk art by artists from all over Mexico. The owner told...More

Thank magjo12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this gallery during a recent trip to San Miguel de Allende. We were amazed by the variety and quality of the art displayed. We purchased several items and had them shipped back to the states. They were wrapped extremely well and all arrived...More

Thank casalej
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have friends back in Berkeley who are friends of Susan and Mayer and they told us about the gallery and made us promise to go. So glad we did!! We went on the open house weekend at the end of the month (most months)...More

Thank rdrahmann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You should definitely go to Galeria Atotonilco! We just returned from a three week stay in San Miguel, and even after all that beauty, the Galeria and our time with Mayer were still the highlight. The variety and craftsmanship of art at Atotonilco far exceeded...More

Thank Jeremy E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many fine craft and art pieces to see all in one location. When in San Miguel de Allende please take the time to visit Galeria Atotonilco. You will be very happy that you did and will want to go back. They make shipping...More

Thank stevethesource
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What the owners have done to offer the best art from around the country is amazing. We particularly loved that there are pictures of the artists by each collection so that you can truly appreciate what you are buying and the stories of these talented...More

Thank andrea0819
Reviewed 23 July 2018

My husband and I, with a friend, really enjoyed our visit to this lovely property, with an excellent selection of carefully curated Mexican folk art. The collection is museum-quality, with something for everyone, at every price point, from ceramics, to textiles, masks and beyond. The...More

3  Thank Marie T
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I'd been recommended to visit here by friends in Mexico City and am glad I did. The drive out was beautiful and allowed a glimpse of life surrounding SMA. The galeria is set on a property that is filled with natural beauty and the galeria...More

1  Thank Meg J
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is by far the best folk art gallery I have been to. It is so well curated by the owner Maya. He is knowledgeable & personable. There were 8 of us & we all shopped. There is also a great restaurant walking distance from...More

1  Thank LouiseGreenMillinery
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This is no ordinary gallery. The Shacters have hand picked the finest representations of state of the art Handcraft. Their collection is outstanding, exciting, and extensive. Every twist and turn there are beautiful pieces to admire and purchase, and they are so knowledgeable about the...More

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Jenny O
2 August 2018|
Response from thinkmodern | Property representative |
We're open by appointment Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. and take our last appointment at 3 pm. During the fall we'll be open Sat. from 11 - 1 pm and we're closed on Sunday. We have an Open House with no appointment needed... More
8 June 2018|
Response from mayershacter | Property representative |
Yes, we facilitate shipping all over the world. Shipping to the U.S. usually goes by DHL air. The cost is relative to the value and size of the item.