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Address: Calle 60 Entre 45 Y 47 | Santa Ana. centro historico, Merida 97000, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 999 287 0685
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We specialize in contemporary Cuban and Mexican art (oil, drawings and...

We specialize in contemporary Cuban and Mexican art (oil, drawings and prints)and the finest Mexican handcraft, all pieces signed by renown ¨maestros¨ and all being one-off pieces.Full CVs available of all artists and artisans.

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Wonderful Find!

I visited Galeria Tataya on my recent trip to Merida. The gallery had many wonderful works by local and international artists. I found a wonderful piece by a Cuban artists as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 June 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

I visited Galeria Tataya on my recent trip to Merida. The gallery had many wonderful works by local and international artists. I found a wonderful piece by a Cuban artists as well as a couple of smaller items from an artist from Oaxaca. Francois was very informative, made shipping arrangements and provided materials from the show when the piece was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is on Gallery Row along Calle 60 which is well worth a visit anyway. I'm glad I didn't skip Galerie Tataya because I found it to have the most well curated set of works and really enjoyed hearing insights about the works from Francoise. I'm only a student but he took time out to talk to me about the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

I spent 4 days in Merida and walked dozens of miles looking for the right treasures to bring back to New York. I found what I needed in this little gallery. I bought a small ceramic statue for my mom and a small painting for myself. Both made in Mexico, which was important to me, and Francois wrapped them nicely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit. The owner is very friendly, speaks excellent English and is very informative. Several Cuban pieces when I visited that were exceptional. Yes, I ended up with a few pieces...couldn't resist!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We made a tour of galleries in Merida having heard there was a lively art scene. This was one of our favorites by far. The owner was friendly and helpful. The art work included some very fine artists as well as up and coming artists. We bought a print by a Cuban artist but had to wait until the print... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

If you are after something unique from an up and coming artist, this is a great place to start looking. There are a number of pieces from a Cuban artist currently on display that are really worth taking a look at if art, particularly print (etching) art is your thing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

There are a few galleries and shops in this part of town, all worth a look. Galeria Tataya has an amazing selection of Cuban art as well as some Mexican artist and a fantastic collection of painted carved wood animals from Oaxaca. I bought a beautiful praying mantis that was also reasonably prices. Francois is a charming fellow and has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

My wife and I happened upon Galeria Tataya while exploring Merida. Sculptures and paintings visible through the glass front drew us in where we met Francois who quietly assisted us by answering our questions and providing information on the art and the artists. The art is diverse and interesting. It helped us to understand, or at least reflect upon, the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

Browsing this gallery with Francois informed knowledge of the artists and their works makes for a delightful interlude during your visit. We are very pleased with our purchases and recommend this as a must do destination in Merida.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

Good contemporary Mexican art is mind-blowing! Francois at Tataya has an intuitive understanding of excellent and exciting art of Mexico and Cuba. We live half a year in a 200 year old Mexican colonial house in Merida. We have purchased several paintings from Tataya...and have missed several others, which were purchased while we were thinking about buying. If you like... More 

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