How 'Catrinas' —artsy skeleton figurines— became an extraordinary hallmark of Mexican popular culture and synonymous with Day of the Dead festivities
Jim Johnston talks about culture, self-sufficiency and the need for patience as he shares insights into the experiences of a working artist’s life in Mexico
A project led by two exploration filmmakers aims to share cultural traditions through short ‘mosaic’ films about our humanity. Their work now includes a film about Mexico
The 18th annual Feria Maestros del Arte will be open Nov 8th - 10th in Chapala, near Guadalajara
In July, Oaxaca City is filled with festivities of intrinsic meaning centered around the Guelaguetza
Acquire handicrafts produced locally with materials sourced from Mexico’s diverse natural habitats
Tips to help you spot genuine Mexican art works and mitigate your chances of being sold imitations
Dating back to Hispanic times, Tlaquepaque has become known for fine dining and art amidst its colonial-style streets, plazas, and gardens
Feria Maestros del Arte is an art show conceived from a trip in 2002 when a friend and I took a “four-day-adventure-shopping trip” to sixteen artisan villages between Ajijic and Pátzcuaro, in the state of Michoácan.
The Festival Internacional Cervantino has been celebrated in Guanajuato since 1972 and is the result of the outstanding quality and tradition of its University’s Theater Group, especially its repertoire of plays from Spain’s Gold Era, and in particular, Don Quijote de la Mancha, written...
There are no official figures published showing the number of expatriates living in Patzcuaro, full-time or part-time, although when asked, most resident expats guess with a number ranging between 150 and 200. Some foreigners live here full-time, others share their life’s spaces between...