Cycles and Celebrations Drink Walk

Drink your way through the heart of Oaxaca. Support our local economy and four awesome women-owned businesses while experiencing Oaxaca’s best flavors! This experience will take you on a sensorial journey through four local food & drink shops and will bring you the best that Oaxaca has to offer in coffee, artisan beer, mezcal, and … Read more

Paint and Sip: Alebrijes with Alex

This is our original alebrije-painting experience, featuring our favorite dynamic alebrije family from the village of Tilcajete, where this artisan tradition has been handed down for several generations. Join us in learning about the history and culture of this iconic colorful art form. Alex, our fourth generation alebrije artist, will walk you through each stage … Read more

Not Your Average Art Walk

Oaxaca wouldn’t be… “Oaxaca” without its colorful murals, eye-catching graffiti, and thought-provoking protest art lining the streets. It’s one thing to admire the aesthetics of these public pieces. But,  Who is this art intended for? What are its objectives? What are some of the differences between private and public art? How do these displays represent social … Read more

Folkloric Basket or Hat Painting with Azu

Enjoy this unique Oaxacan hat or basket-painting workshop in our new line of Tlayudona experiences with young women artists and artisans!  Take home a gorgeous souvenir to commemorate your time in our colorful city. Azucena will guide you through the techniques of choosing colors and designs that are emblematic of Oaxaca. Let your creativity soar, … Read more

Paint and Sip: Alebrijes for the Day of the Dead

We are back in Tlayudona with Alex and our favorite alebrije-painting family from the village of Tilcajete for this workshop. This seasonal variation is oriented toward Day of the Dead, with special figures to paint in commemoration of the holiday. (We will also have typical alebrijes available for painting.) You´ll get the basics–color, design, and … Read more

Paint and Sip: Alebrijes

We are back in Tlayudona with Alex and our favorite alebrije-painting family from the village of Tilcajete for this workshop. You´ll get the basics–color, design, and some anecdotal information about the process that transforms copal into a woodcarving. This experience will launch directly into the practical side of this craft as you paint your piece. … Read more