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  • Museums

    Marrakech Museum

    One of the truly interesting things about Morocco is the way that traditional Moroccan art and architecture is still very much a part of everyday life. In some places it is as if time has stopped and you find traditionally clad people living traditional lifestyles in traditional homes. There is a strong sense of culture and family unity here that is almost tangible - even to the outsider. ...

  • Museums

    Dar Jamai

    The Dar Jamai Museum is located in the UNESCO World Heritage town centre of Meknes. Not only are the exhibits that are housed in the museum considered to be masterpieces, but so is the building itself. In the year 1882, construction of the home of the Jamai family was completed. This fine structure later became an important military hospital in 1912. By 1920 the significance of the building ...

  • Art Galleries

    Afalkay Art

    Most people who wish to spend time visiting art galleries in Morocco will tend to focus on galleries that display fine art or graphics. Most of the main galleries will have at least a small section dedicated to the art of wood carving, but few are dedicated solely to this intricate, traditional form of art. The Afalkay Art Gallery in Essaouira is one of the top galleries to visit if you wish ...

  • Art Galleries

    Lawrence Arnott

    Whether you are interested in purchasing a piece of fine Moroccan art or simply want a good look at some exquisite art works, the Lawrence-Arnott Art Gallery is for you. John Lawrence and Philip Arnott, the directors of the art gallery, have firmly established themselves as connoisseurs of exceptional Moroccan art. Since 1975 they have gained a fine reputation for promoting Moroccan art as ...

  • Culture

    The almost medieval-like hustle and bustle of Morocco is for most travelers a world away from their own cities and towns. The culture and people are usually so completely different from what they know that they often find themselves in situations to which they have no idea how to react. The following brief explanation of Moroccan art and culture is designed to help you get the most out of ...

  • Culture

    Art

    The eclectic pulse and electrifying atmosphere that can be enjoyed throughout Morocco is largely captured through the brilliant colors and bold designs that are visible in every city. The diverseness of the landscape and the intensity of the culture have been captured in many forms by artists and craftsmen. These can be found in the art galleries of Morocco, as well as in the country's ...

  • Attractions

    Art Galleries

    Feast your eyes on stunning masterpieces by many local and international artists at the art galleries featured on Morocco.com.

  • Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz

    Marrakech

    Marrakech is truly the city of entertainment in Morocco. In the center of Marrakech is a square, Djemaa el Fna, which is the operating point for entertainers such as acrobats, drummers, dancers, pipe musicians, comedians and storytellers. There's plenty of choice for meals, including the Djemaa el Fna food stalls, many inexpensive cafe-restaurants and a number of up-market palace-restaurants ...