PAINT AN ALEBRIJE WITH YOUR OWN HANDS
If you are planning to visit Mexico or the Mexican Caribbean, don't forget to put on your route the magical city of Valladolid, located east of the state of Yucatán, just 160 km from Cancun and 100 km from Tulum surrounded by beautiful Cenotes and only 30 km from the majestic Chichen Itzá and 26 km from the enigmatic Ek-Balam.
Also in the heart of Valladolid, IK-KAN Gallery-Workshop offers you the opportunity to live this incredible experience:
WHAT WILL YOU DO
You will have the opportunity to visit our gallery-workshop, learn about our artistic work and the traditional cardboard technique and see the elaboration of a piece of Mexican popular art that can be a mask, an alebrije or a catrina.
You will paint a piece step by step with the accompaniment of one of us, you can decorate it to your liking with our guide. We will also tell you the history of the traditions where the use of ritual masks is maintained, about the wonderful day of the dead festival and its meaning and the amazing way in which the alebrijes came to life in our tradition.
We will carry out the activity in our Gallery-workshop IK-KAN
located just a few steps from the entrance to the ZacÍ cenote in the center of the city of Valladolid Yucatán. In this place you will also be able to know the different workshops and activities that we carry out, you will be able to enjoy the unique atmosphere in this city of this space of artistic creation.