Copy of Catrina (or Catrín) Make-up at Tlayudona

The Catrina is an iconic Mexican character created by the cartoon artist Jose Posada about 100 years ago as political satire and a commentary on issues of social class in Mexico, which was later popularized by Diego Rivera’s paintings. Over time, the complex history of this figure has had many significances, but has ultimately come … Read more

Day of the Dead Vocho Mural Tour

This unique little gem of an experience takes you out in Frida Vochida, which we assume to be Oaxaca’s only vocho with its own Instagram account, to the village of Zaachila to tour some of the best Day of the Dead murals. Frida’s dad, Tra, who’s a history buff and aficionado regarding things like murals … Read more

Catrina (or Catrín) Make-up at Tlayudona (12- 1:30 p.m.)

The Catrina is an iconic Mexican character created by the cartoon artist Jose Posada about 100 years ago as political satire and a commentary on issues of social class in Mexico, which was later popularized by Diego Rivera’s paintings. Over time, the complex history of this figure has had many significances, but has ultimately come … Read more

Catrina (or Catrín) Make-up at Tlayudona (2- 3:30 p.m.)

The Catrina is an iconic Mexican character created by the cartoon artist Jose Posada about 100 years ago as political satire and a commentary on issues of social class in Mexico, which was later popularized by Diego Rivera’s paintings. Over time, the complex history of this figure has had many significances, but has ultimately come … Read more

Catrina (or Catrín) Make-up at Tlayudona (10- 11:30 a.m.)

The Catrina is an iconic Mexican character created by the cartoon artist Jose Posada about 100 years ago as political satire and a commentary on issues of social class in Mexico, which was later popularized by Diego Rivera’s paintings. Over time, the complex history of this figure has had many significances, but has ultimately come … Read more

Day of the Dead Altar in Etla

Day of the Dead is such a precious time in Oaxaca, and this experience has been designed for you to get to experience its beauty and significance in the most profound way possible… family style. We are going to start the day with a grand Oaxacan welcoming in the village of Etla, complete with hot … Read more

Day of the Dead Ceremony

A one and only Indigenous Ceremony of gratitude, love and connection. Experience the power of the ancestors and your loved ones that have transitioned into the Spiritual world. Learn about the meaning of “Day of the dead”  Make an offering to your loved ones that have trascended and honor their lives with a special Indigenous ritual. … Read more

Two Day Natural Dye Workshop

For artists, professional and semi-professional dyers, and any individuals with an acute interest in natural-dyeing processes. TALLER “TEÑIDO A MANO” …is a dye studio conveniently located in downtown Oaxaca City. They offer a variety of natural dyeing workshops using cochineal, pomegranate, wild marigold, indigo, and brazilwood. They are also an experimental studio where natural dyes … Read more