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Learn to paint your own Alebrije

Learn to paint your own Alebrije

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Drinks, Equipment and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English, German and Spanish

About your host

Hi, my name is Armando. I live in Arrazola, the village where alebrijes were born, around 14 km away from Oaxaca City. It was my grandfather Manuel Jiménez, who became famous for his wooden alebrijes in 1950. Making alebrijes is my passion. I've been carving and painting the figures for more than 30 years. My entire family is into this beautiful art, like most families here in Arrazola…
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What we’ll do

My friends Katrin and Cesar will meet you in front of Santa Domingo church in downtown Oaxaca. From there it will take a 30 minutes ride to the Aleberije village of Arrazola in their private car. Alebrijes in Arrazola? Maybe you only heard about San Martin Tilcajete when looking for Alebrijes, but the beginning of the tradition started here! In Arrazola, you will meet me, my wife Antonia and our…

What else you should know

Everyone is welcome, no special talent needed. You want an additional spot? We can arrange something. Please bring cash if you want to buy some of the available pieces from the gallery.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Water & 1 Mezcal
Transportation
Private car
Equipment
Brushes and paint

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Where you'll be

The workshop takes place in the front yard of my house. There is a cute area with tables and chairs under a roof to get creative. The gallery and two dogs are also part of the house.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Fri, 26th Jul    From 11:00 to 15:00.
₹3,169 per person
3 of 4 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Everyone is welcome, no special talent needed. You want an additional spot? We can arrange something. Please bring cash if you want to buy some of the available pieces from the gallery.
Armando
workshop
Learn to paint your own Alebrije
32 reviews
From ₹3,169/person
32 reviews
From ₹3,169/person