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Estudio Taller Santacana

Calle 166 # 104 | e / 5ta y 1ra. Playa, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 2714392
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World class ceramic studio with a love for mankind

I had read a little about Beatriz Santacana and decided to visit her stunningly beautiful studio on... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kath O
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Ridgewood, New Jersey
Fabulous Art

I am so glad that we went to this studio - the art is wonderful. We briefly met the artist, who was... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
SBJEinToronto
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Toronto, Canada
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The Studio and Workshop of Beatriz Sala Santacana exhibits the artist's ceramic sculptures, paintings and drawings. Her work depicts everyday people as the main characters, and brings attention to the conflicts and experiences that shape societies, with a hopeful outlook. Also on display in this bright and welcoming atmosphere are her ceramic murals, plates, vases, glazed tiles and mosaics. On weekends, visits only by appointment.
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Calle 166 # 104 | e / 5ta y 1ra. Playa, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read a little about Beatriz Santacana and decided to visit her stunningly beautiful studio on my very first trip to Cuba. Her ceramic sculptures with stunning glazes and use of other materials such as wood and metal have a beautiful message of human...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I am so glad that we went to this studio - the art is wonderful. We briefly met the artist, who was getting ready for a reception later that day. We also took a tour around the studio, saw the kilns, and saw on. The...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

A wonderful gallery and workshop for this ceramic artist. Much to choose from. Great view of the sea.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I had the honor of meeting the artist. A very nice and accommodating person. This beautiful studio is definitely worth seeing. In a beautiful area of Havana.

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BeatrizSantacana, Owner at Estudio Taller Santacana, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

It's my honor to meet wonderful people interested in art. Thank you for visiting my studio. It is located in a wonderful neighborhood near the sea, but it is off the beaten track, which is why I value comments from TripAdvisor so much.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Last December I was supposed to take a group to Cuba. As part of my research I discovered the Studio Taller Santacana. I contacted Ms Santacana and asked if we could visit her studio. She immediately responded with an invitation. Unfortunately, a week before I...More

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BeatrizSantacana, Owner at Estudio Taller Santacana, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

I also hope to meet you soon, Kathy! It will be great to get to know you at last. Thank you for your kind comments. I was happy to lessen your disappointment with an angel to celebrate the New Year. Best, Beatriz

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The Estudio Taller Sanacana was part of a two-day excursion to Havana during a Viking Sun cruise. The studio has a wonderful display of Ms. Santacana's ceramic art work. The work ranges from dinnerware to statues done in bright colors. It is displayed tastefully within...More

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BeatrizSantacana, Owner at Estudio Taller Santacana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hi Robert Y. Thank you for your kind words! Viking visited Santacana Studio for the first time with your group and it was a great experience. If you would like to see some of my sculptures in USA, perhaps you can visit Art & Design...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Our visit to the studio was refreshing. The art if beautiful to begin with but being able to tour the place, see the environment and work technique gave us a complete picture of the studio. No other gallery we visited in Cuba could come close...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Our tour guide took us here as part of our culinary and cultural tour of Havana. It was one of many places we visited so I can't tell you that it stood out in any significant way other than it is evidence of the budding...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I was with my young aspiring artist daughter on our first visit to Havana and I was hoping a gallery tour might give her some inspiration. We went on an "art tour" with a guide and this was one of the galleries she took us...More

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BeatrizSantacana, Owner at Estudio Taller Santacana, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you! We remember your daughter with pleasure, it's great to meet talented children. We hope the necklaces made a nice gift.

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We had a short 4 days in Cuba, and took our third day to taxi out to Hemingway's house and SantaCana Estudio Taller. I fortunately had written down the phone number and address as without them we never would have found this lovely unpretentious studio...More

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BeatrizSantacana, Owner at Estudio Taller Santacana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you for your wonderful words. We were very lucky you were able to find us. Also glad that you found peace and positive energy here. Independent visitors are always welcome and can drop by every weekday. Only on weekends you need to let us...More

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Response from BeatrizSantacana | Property representative |
Hello Nicole and Tom, thank you for your interest. We can offer a session where the artist explains and demonstrates her methods and techniques, where you can learn about the process in our workroom, and then glaze a ceramic... More
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