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Centro Cultural Antiguos Almacenes de Deposito San José

Havana's open-air handicraft market sits under the cover of an old shipping warehouse in Desamparados. Check your socialist ideals at the door. Herein lies a hive of free enterprise and (unusually for Cuba) haggling…
Arts & Crafts in Playa & Marianao

Alma Shop

Whether you're searching for jewelry, embroidered cushions or a vintage cigar humidor, this is a great place to pick up a high-quality gift or souvenir. Owner Alex Oppmann has traveled across Cuba to carefully selec…
Arts & Crafts in Santiago de Cuba

Galería de Arte de Oriente

Probably the best gallery in Santiago de Cuba, the art here is consistently good.
Arts & Crafts in Varadero

Taller de Cerámica Artística

Next door to Galería de Arte Varadero and Casa de las Américas, you can buy fine artistic pottery that's made on the premises. Most items are in the CUC$200 to CUC$250 range.
Art in Varadero

Galería de Arte Varadero

Antique jewelry, museum-quality silver and glass, paintings and other heirlooms from Varadero's bygone bourgeois days are sold here. As most items are of patrimonial importance, everything is already conveniently ta…
Art in Baracoa

Taller Mirate

An artist's co-op where you'll always find one of the young creative painters sitting at a palette in the window. The very local painting style is best described as Gauguin meets Van Gogh in the pages of a Gabriel G…
Arts & Crafts in Remedios

Plaza Isabel II Artesania

Among the usual Che Guevara key rings, this place sells some genuine only-in-Remedios mementos. Of note are the abstract musical instruments and the Parrandas masks made with seashells.
Art in Habana Vieja

Taller de Serigrafía René Portocarrero

Paintings and prints by young Cuban artists are exhibited and sold here (from CUC$30 to CUC$150). You can also see the artists at work. Budding artists should ask about courses.
Arts & Crafts in Holguín

Fondo de Bienes Culturales

This state-run shop on Parque Calixto García sells small, affordable paintings and similar handicrafts to the private vendor market a few blocks away.
Art in Habana Vieja

Estudio Galería los Oficios

Pop into this gallery to see the large, hectic but intriguing canvases by Nelson Domínguez, whose workshop is upstairs.