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Below you will find information on:
Organizations Promoting Folk & Indigenous Art, Cultural Diversity
and/or Cultural Solutions

Tours to Mexico
Where to Buy Mexican Folk Art
Books, Publications, Videos
Lakeside Information
Places to Stay/Things to Do at Lake Chapala
Places to Stay/Things to Do in Guadalajara
Other Mexico Websites/Information

Organizations Promoting Folk & Indigenous Art
Cultural Diversity and/or Cultural Solutions
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Los Amigos del Arte Popular
LADAP is a national, non-profit organization comprised of collectors and aficionados of Mexican folk art. #1 United States Patron

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Austin Friends of Folk Art
AFFA is dedicated to the knowledge, promotion and preservation of folk arts and world cultures and is based in Austin, Texas. Patron

ASA (Ajijic Society of the Arts)
a membership organization for artists working in all media in the Lake Chapala area of Mexico.
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FOFA (Friends of Oaxacan Folk Art)
Supports the preservation and promotion of the folk art traditions of Oaxaca, Mexico.
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Museo de Arte Popular Asociación de Amigos
Arose from the need to create a formal and permanent institution for the dissemination and promotion of Mexican folk art.
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Yucatán Living
Art from the Yucatan in Mexico.
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Gobierno Municipal de Chapala
The municipal government of Chapala who is working hard to bring new tourism into the Lake Chapala area as well as cultural events such as the Feria.

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Delegación Xochimilco
AHMEMAC (Asociación de Hoteles y Moteles del Estado de Michoacán, A.C.)
Casa de las Artesanías Michoacán logo
Casa de las Artesanías de Michoacán
Casa de las Artesanías Michoacán logo
Instituto Oaxaqueño de las Artesanías - Patron
CATECH logo Gobierno del estado de Chihuahua logo
Gobiero del Estado de Chihuahua/CATECH
SECTUR Michoacán logo
SECTUR Michoacán (Secretaría de Turismo)
SECTUR Oaxaca logo
SECTUR Oaxaca (Secretaría de Turismo) - Patron

Tours in/to Mexico
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Folk Art Fantasy
There are hundreds of families practicing their art in the state of Oaxaca. Many have won national and international acclaim, as well as awards, for their work. Linda Hanna of Folk Art Fantasy provides custom Folk Art Tours - visit homes and studios of local artists and artist studios throughout the Central Valleys of Oaxaca (includes transportation).
Mayan Eco Tours
Mayan Eco Tours
Dedicated to planning and operating unique tours with specialized guides
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Tia Stephanie Tours
Cultural and Educational Journeys to Mexico with a focus on Art History, Textile Traditions, Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica and Present-day Indigenous Communities, Natural Wonders, Festivals and Holidays.

Where to Buy Mexican Folk Art
Logo-Custom Mexican Copper Furniture
Custom Mexican Copper Furniture Designs
Cocuchas.com sells only the highly sought after museum-quality cocucha pottery vessels from Cocucho, Michoacan, Mexico.
Del Corazon de la Tierra Gallery logo
Del Corazon de la Tierra
Gallery extraordinaire - if it's folk art, you'll find it here!
Diane Pearl Colecciones Gallery logo
Diane Pearl Colecciones
Another gallery extraordinaire - if it's folk art, you'll find it here!
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Enart Tlaquepaque
Held twice yearly in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, this gift and decorative arts show often has a few "folk art" booths that are worth looking into.
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Gabriela Sánchez Arias
Fourth generation silver jeweler, Gabriela's creations are astounding.
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Sol Mexicana Galeria del Arte
Gallery in Ajijic with national and international offerings.
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Purpura Textiles
Guadalajara, Antje Zaldívar Muller
333 137 6903

Books, Publications & Videos
Great Masters of Mexican Folkart,
Great Masters of Latin American Art,
Great Masters of Oaxacan Folk Art

Published Fomento Cultural Banamex, these books are a "must" for any Mexican folk art collector. They can be purchased at the Feria.
Artes de Mexico
September 1988 was the first issue of the Artes de Mexico encyclopedic book collection on Mexico, it's art and culture.
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Ojo del Lago Magazine
The best known free magazine at Lake Chapala.
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Insider's Guide to Lake Chapala & Ajijic
Wonderful insights - the best book written about living in "Paradise".
Pottery of Mexico Videos
Videos produced by Lisa Orr and Troy Lanier graphically show the art of making Mexican pottery.
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Guadalajara Reporter
Newspaper covering Guadalajara and Lakeside.
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Seminario Pagina de la Ribera de Chapala
A weekly newspaper in Spanish covering the Chapala area.
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Mexico Connect
Online magazine with all kinds of great information on Lakeside, places to visit in Mexico, and much more.

Lakeside Information
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Addiction - José Melendrez
Ajijic Plaza, Ajijic, 376 765 3420
Ajijic City Guide Logo
Ajijic News
Guide to Ajijic and a fun guide.
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Arte Impreso
376 108 0405 - Carr. #29-A, Chula Vista, San Antonio Miguel Aguayo - rotu_arte@hotmail.com
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Barbara's Bazaar
Independencia # 7, Ajijic, 376 766 1824
Thomas Thompson - babarasbazaar@gmail.com
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Chapala Tree Service
376 762 0602 or cell 331 411 0242
- Mary Ramirez
cell 331 411 0242 - Robert Delgado

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City of Chapala
City of Chapala's website is very comprehensive.
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Dr. Hector Haro, DDS
San Luis Street 83, Riberas Del Pilar, 376 765 3193, hector_harodds@mac.com
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Drs. Ladron de Guevara - Veterinarians
Hidalgo #210, Riberas del Pilar, Chapala, 376 765 5940
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Escape to Ajijic
Vacation rentals in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico
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L&R Water Gardens
Prol. Lazaro Cardenas No. 56, Ajijic
376 766 4386 - José Luis Ruvalcaba Presciado
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LCS (Lake Chapala Society)
16 Septiembre #16, Ajijic, 376 766 1140
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Lakeside Little Theatre A.C.
Allen W. Lloyd Drive, San Antonio Tlay. 376 766 0954
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Licores Paz
Carretera Chapala-Jocotepec 143, San Antonio Tlay.
376 766 0292, licorespaz@hotmail.com
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Pinto Optica
Hidalgo 77-2, Riberas del Pilar, Chapala, 376 765 7793, Dr. Antonio Pinto M.D.
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Sandy & Daniel Tequila
376 766 2529, Cell 331 549 1982, sandy601@aol.com
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Total Body Care
Corner Ocampo & Juarez, Ajijic, 376 766 3379

Places to Stay at Lake Chapala
Visit our Lake Chapala/Ajijic Information page for our recommendations on hotels and restaurants.

Guadalajara Area
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Correduría Notaría
Corporate business committed to honesty, quality service and expertise. They have provided on-going legal assistance for the Feria.

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Lizette Aguilar
Sculptor, Guadalajara, Jalisco

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Geltung Asesores
Unique and creative financial solutions for public and private companies.

Hotel Villa San Francisco
Situated in a perfect location on a beautiful palm-lined boulevard, just yards from Mexico’s largest and most beautiful lake.
Casa de las Flores B&B
A place to relax and feel at home, while staying in a typical Mexican neighborhood - savor Mexico's wonderful people, customs and culture. Personalized tours are offered that you are unlikely to find anywhere else.
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Come and explore the beautiful colonial city of Guadalajara, Mexico. A couple shares their adventures and experiences traveling through Guadalajara.

Other Mexico Websites/Information
Pottery of Mexico

Pottery of Mexico
For 23 years Lisa Orr has been professional potter and student of ceramics. From her website you can purchase her exquisite videos of making Mexican pottery.

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Exploring Colonial Mexico
Our mission at Espadaña Press is to promote public awareness of the rich artistic and architectural heritage of Spanish colonial Mexico through our illustrated guidebooks and blog.


Travels with Travis
Travels with Travis Whitehead - Exploring Michoacán and other parts of Mexico. Stories and travel information for tourists.

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The Babywearer
A rebozo in various shapes and sizes used to carry babies as has been done in Mexico for centuries.
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Mexico, Food, Drinks & More!
A blog with Mexican recipes and other interesting information about drinks, restaurants, and information on Mexico
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Cook Eat Delicious
Easy Mexican recipes.

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Create your perfect experience in Mexico.

Let's Go2Mexico
Premier Mexico Travel Guide.
Hotel del Peregrino, Merida, Yucatán
Located in the Historical Center of Merida, Yucatan it is walking distance to all the attractions in town.


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