PORTO ALEGRE GALLERIES
Gravura Galeria de Arte
Rua Cel. Corte Real, 647, Porto Alegre, Brazil/ 5551.3333.1946/ www.gravuragaleria.com.br
Inaugurated in mid-1996, the Engraving Art Gallery presented the proposal of specialization in engraving and art on paper, renewing the usual concept of art gallery. From 1998, the gallery expanded its physical space and began to work with paintings of Gaucho artists. There are over 100 artists with works of art in paintings, engravings, sculptures and photographs. With personalized attention, the gallery offers the possibility of taking the works of art to the place so that the client can make the decision in all safety. The work of the gallery also involves aspects of technical information to the consumer and the architects, clarifying about the artists and techniques. There are lectures and round tables that the gallery has organized with great success.
Av. Cel. Lucas de oliveira, 21, Porto Alegre, Brazil/ 5551.3330.9673/ www.gestual.com.br
Galeria Gestual was inaugurated in 1985 in the city of São Leopoldo, in the metropolitan area of orto Alegre, where it moved its headquarters in 1993. It is directed by journalist and gallery owner Carlos Gallo, who began his work in the art market in 1981, in the extinct Cambona gallery while attending Social Communication at the University of Vale do Sinos. Having accompanied the effervescence of the art market of Porto Alegre in the 80's, the crisis of the 90's and the revival in the beginning of the 21st century, the Gallery adds experience, professionalism and dedication to this market.
Galeria Bolsa de Arte
Rua Visconde do Rio Branco, 365, Porto Alegre, Brazil/ 5551.3332.6799/ bolsadearte.com.br
The Bolsa de Arte Gallery started its operation in the year 1980, in Porto Alegre. Ever since having worked with contemporary art, the gallery has represented some of the most significant names in the national market, but always with the concern about launching new talents. In these almost 40 years of activity, the gallery has already held over 250 exhibitions, besides participating actively in fairs both in Brazil and abroad. In March 2011, Bolsa de Arte opened a new headquarter in Porto Alegre, with approximately 800 m2 it reflects its confidence in its work, as well as regarding its artists, collectors and the Brazilian art market. Open: Mon - Fri, 10 am - 7 pm; Saturday, 10 am - 1:30 pm.
Quite different from conventional galleries, Urban Arts is a young, vibrant contemporary company with an innovative proposal to give space to independent artists and, through their creations, to spread accessible art through homes and people's lives. Founded by businessman André Diniz and managed since 2013 with partner Gustavo Guedes, Urban Arts started with sales at www.urbanarts.com.br in 2009, and in 2011, he opened his first physical gallery.Open: Mon - Fri, 10 am - 7 pm; Saturday, 11 am - 5 pm.
Calafia Art Store
Independencia Avenue 1211, Loja 23, Porto Alegre, Brazil/ 5551.3108.1057/ www.calafia.com.br
A "pocket" gallery that gathers in its collection original works, prints, reproductions and signed products of contemporary artists.Open: Mon - Fri, 10:30 am - 7 pm; Saturday, 11 am - 5 pm.
Sala de Arte de Porto Alegre
Cel Street. Bordini, 907, Porto Alegre, Brazil/ 5551.3330.4763/ www.saladearte.com.br
At Av. São Pedro, the beginning of a journey of dedication and work: Foundation of the Art Hall of Porto Alegre. With a collection directed to the Masters of the South, it captivated collectors and lovers of traditional painting. Works by Peter Weingärtner, Angelo Guido, Lutzenberger, Boeira, Malagoli, and many others, were part of the collection. Today, past decades, the gallery is installed in its own headquarters in Bordini, 907, in the "red sobradinho" of that street where it was included in the "The Best of Porto Alegre" yearbook. Open: Mon - Fri, 9 am - 12 am & 2 pm - 7 pm; Saturday, 9:30 am - 1 pm.
Rua Caldas Júnior, 375, Porto Alegre, Brazil/ 5551.3286.2615/ www.galeriamamute.com.br
Gallery dedicated to the commercialization of Works of Contemporary Art . With the direction of Niura Borges has the mission of being a platform of visibility for its artists, helping in the projection of their careers, in the national and international artistic scenery. It represents with exclusivity in Rio Grande do Sul the artists: Antonio Augusto Bueno, Bruno Borne, Claudia Barbisan, Claudia Hamerski... Located in the Historical Center the gallery is close to the main cultural centers of the city. Open: Mon - Fri, 2 pm - 6 pm.
Rua dos Andradas, 351, Porto Alegre, Brazil/ 5551.3414.2286/ www.galeriapeninsula.art.br
The Peninsula gallery is an artist-run space that devotes its attention to artistic practices as a platform for the development of collaborative projects. Opened experimentally in May 2014, it is located in the historic cultural center on Rua dos Andradas, the first street of the city, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Peninsula focuses on the promotion of contemporary art in its various languages, developments, practical and aesthetic becomings. Peninsula places high importance on its relationship with the surrounding environment, including the downtown community and beyond.