Essaouira Mogador is a town at the Atlantic coast of Morocco

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Air/Port 2013 is an art exhibition and charity auction by BWI/DAA that is taking place in Essaouira, Morocco from July 5- September 5, 2013 and in Antwerp, Belgium in the summer of 2014, uniting local and international artists and art students who are proud of their beautiful city.

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Art exhiobition Borj Bab Marrakech

Ismail Siham  Essaouira
Painting by Ismail Siham

Graffiti Lot 5

A wall painting in Lotissement 5
Street Art Graffiti

There are many art galleries in Essaouira today.

Galleri e d´art Damgaard

The Danish born art historian
Frederic Damgaard opened
the first art galleri in Essaouira in 1988.
It is situated in Avenue Oqba Ibn Nafiaa.



Spitfire of Thuya root

25 x 32 cm
Root of Thuya
Jan Kalserud

Funny pictures from Morocco.

Perles Du Maroc
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Essaouira is famous for its artistic qualities

Carved sandstones, islamic design in architecture and decoration is mixed with colonial or African styles. Traditional woodworks, carpets or ceramics has its unique charm. A meltingpot of cultures has created the characteristics in art and expression. Essaouira has many well known painters and artists. The natural surroundings of the city is beautiful with its special light and Essaouira is very photogenic.

Africa's largest mural painting in Essaouira. This mural is painted on the floor of Moulay Hassan Square covering 6,400 square meters. It was created by Italian street artist Giacomo Bufarini, otherwise known as RUN.

The title of the sixth edition of the Marrakech Biennale is Not New Now, and its aim is “to build bridges between cultures through the arts”. Its street-art programme, curated by Attollo Art, features site-specific commissions including this art in Essaouira.

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MB6 STREET ART : La plus grande fresque d’Afrique du Nord (

Marrakec Biennale ( 24 Feb - 8 May 2016)

Streetart from c215

Painting by Christian Guémy
C215 at Place Moulay Hassan


South Basion  Art Exibition

Borj Marrakech
South Basion

Art Exibition

Works of Dutch and Moroccan artists
Delegation Provincial de la culture

Chadid - a local Souiri painter

The artists of Essaouira
are known for their naive, colorful style.


Dar Souiri Essaouira


DAR SOUIRI Espace Socioculturel
Accociation Essaouira Mogador (External link)

Cultural activities for children, adolescents and adults, cultural programming (concerts, theater, cinema, etc.), participation in festivals, fight for the preservation, promotion and development of the city of Essaouira, support to associations and artists of Essaouira. The fields of action are multiple and Dar Souiri invites you to discover them. Read more: DAR SOUIRI


Door of rural house

A door reinforced by metal sheet.
Sidi Kauoki



Special edition 2012
Street Art Paints
Christian Guémy