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Cultural Spaces in Huanchaco - Other Activity Huanchaco - Peru

It isn’t just all surf and sun in Huanchaco. There is a rising tide of fine art and other cultural spaces in this fishing village. Galería de Arte Club Colonial (daily 1-10 p.m. Av. La Ribera 514. Tel: 461-015/471-639) has regular exhibits featuring national artists. The opening night receptions are bound to be tasteful affairs, as Club Colonial is also one of Huanchaco’s oldest up-scale restaurants.

Drop by chiclayano Joan Louis’ studio to view his works and chat about his contemporary paintings, based on classical Peruvian symbology (irregular hours. Ricardo Palma 240. Cel.: 949-335-076, E-mail:, URL:

Huanchaco’s Area Cultural has a permanent exhibit of photographs and artesanía, hosts cultural events and presentations, and shows a free video every Friday at 6:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Libertad 204). The public library is next door.

Huanchaco, Peru

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