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Island Explorer:
Art & Artist Discovery Tour

 a Journey of Artistic Discovery.


Let's Go!

Embark on a captivating journey through our vibrant island, where creativity knows no bounds across our 37 square miles. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of artistic expression as we invite you to explore stunning artworks and immerse yourself in the stories behind each masterpiece.

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From colorful canvases to intricate sculptures, discover the diverse array of talents that call our island home.

Join us for intimate meet-and-greet sessions with the creative minds behind the brushstrokes, where you’ll have the opportunity to hear their stories, gain insight into their creative process, and perhaps even witness their craft in action.

Artist with Paintbrushes

It’s not just about the art – it’s about the artists themselves!

With each encounter, you’ll uncover the passion and dedication that fuels our island’s artistic community, leaving you inspired and enriched by the experience.


Whether you’re a seasoned art enthusiast or simply curious to explore, our art tours promise to ignite your senses and awaken your inner artist.


Special Stop

One highlight of our tour is a visit to the Art Box Gallery, a treasure trove showcasing over 20 artists from

St. Maarten/St. Martin and beyond.

Here, you'll discover a diverse array of original works, giclée, prints, postcards, and more – each piece a testament to the boundless creativity of our island's artistic community.


Step into our air-conditioned vehicle and prepare for a journey like no other, where comfort meets adventure and creativity knows no bounds. As we traverse the island's scenic landscapes, our knowledgeable guide will regale you with tales of its rich history and captivating culture, providing insight into the vibrant tapestry of St. Maarten/St. Martin.

Prepare to be enchanted as we visit the homes and galleries of  artists who call our island paradise home. From the renowned works of Alexandra Minguet to the captivating creations of Ruby Bute, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of local artistry like never before.


But the journey doesn't end there – as we travel between destinations, prepare to be awestruck by the breathtaking vistas that unfold before your eyes.

From the tranquil shores of Oyster Pond to the vibrant hustle and bustle of Marigot, each stop offers a glimpse into the soul of our island.

Keep your eyes peeled for stunning murals adorning the sides of buildings, electrical boxes, and pump houses along the way. These vibrant works of art, created by local talent, serve as colorful beacons of joy and inspiration, infusing our island with life and vibrancy.

Painting Equipments

The Artist: Dona Bryhiel

On the French side of the island, nestled in the village of Oyster Pond,

awaits the charming home and gallery of artist Dona Bryhiel.

With a deep connection to Caribbean culture, Dona’s paintings reflect the vibrant colors and themes of the islands.

Explore her gallery to discover lush landscapes, tropical flora, and scenes of everyday Caribbean life.

Join us for a glimpse into the heart and soul of the Caribbean through Dona’s captivating artwork.


The Artist: Alexandre Minguet

Another highlight of our tour is a visit to the Alexandre Minguet Art Gallery, now managed by the late artist’s daughter. Here, you’ll find a stunning collection of original watercolors, paintings, lithographs, reproductions, postcards, and posters.

Alexandre Minguet’s artwork captures the essence of the Caribbean with colorful landscapes, marine scenes, local villages, and tropical flowers. Join us for an unforgettable journey through the vibrant world of Caribbean artistry at the Alexandre Minguet Art Gallery.


The Artist: Ruby Bute

We’ll journey to the picturesque village of Friar’s Bay, where we’ll have the pleasure of visiting the home of Ruby Bute. For Ruby, painting has been a lifelong passion and source of joy. Through her exquisite watercolors, oils, acrylics, and pastels, you’ll have the opportunity to delve deep into the heart of St. Martin’s culture and explore the natural beauty of the island and its people.

Join us as we immerse ourselves in the captivating world of Ruby Bute’s artwork, where each stroke of the brush tells a story of love, life, and the unique spirit of St. Martin.


The Art

Throughout the tour, you'll have the opportunity to purchase precious works of art and souvenirs at each stop, ensuring that you can bring a piece of St. Maarten / St. Martin's artistic spirit home with you.

Join us for an unforgettable journey of creativity, culture, and discovery, where every moment is a masterpiece waiting to be unveiled. 


Private Tours Available

Private tours are available for those seeking a more personalized experience.

Please note that a minimum of four participants is required for a private tour booking.

Join us for an unforgettable journey of creativity, culture, and discovery, where every moment is a masterpiece waiting to be unveiled.

Your Art Adventure begins now!


Let's Go: Back

Farewell Traveler:

On your ride back to the Cruise Port or your Resort, you will have the option of ending your tour in down town Philipsburg shopping area or at the cruise terminal.

Guests leaving the tour in Philipsburg will need to arrange their own transportation back to the cruise terminal via taxi, water taxi at their own expense.

Alternatively take a 15-20 min walk back to the terminal.

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