Event Detail

Mar
26
Thursday
Mar
26
Thu
Learn/Aprender :: Tour/Excursion
Cochineal and Black Pottery, Cochinilla y cerámica negra
9:00 AM
Oaxaca Lending Library
Description:
San Bartolo Coyotepec: Cochineal, Black Pottery & Museum -- Thu / 26 Mar 2020 / 9 to 3
The nearby village of San Bartolo Coyotepec is world-famous for its spectacular black
pottery, and Dona Rosa’s workshop there is one of the best known. It is also home to
a quaint facility dedicated to keeping alive the story of cochineal, source of a precious red dye
once as valuable as gold. Our tour will conclude with a stop at the local museum, which
features traveling exhibits of art by local artists. Before returning to Oaxaca we will have lunch
at Casa Coyotepec. (Note: tour price does not include lunch.)

San Bartolo Coyotepec: Cochinilla, Cerámica Negra y Museo. 26 mar 2020, 9 a 3
El cercano pueblo de San Bartolo Coyotepec es mundialmente famoso por su espectacular color negro.
ceramica, y el taller de Dona Rosa alli es uno de los mas conocidos. Tambien es el hogar de
Una pintoresca instalacion dedicada a mantener viva la historia de la cochinilla, fuente de un precioso tinte rojo una vez tan valioso como el oro. Nuestro recorrido concluira con una parada en el museo local, que
presenta exhibiciones itinerantes de arte de artistas locales. Antes de regresar a Oaxaca almorzaremos
en Casa Coyotepec. (Nota: el precio del tour no incluye almuerzo).
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Oaxaca Lending Library
Address: 519 Pino Suarez, Centro Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca 68000
Phone: 9515169715

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