Shopping and Handicrafts
Papel picado (cut paper)
Papel picado is a traditional folk art from Mexico that involves cutting out intricate patterns on colorful tissue paper.
Puebla is world-renowned for its Talavera pottery which comes in various forms, including plates, serving dishes, vases and tiles.
FONART - Mexican Handicrafts
FONART is Mexico’s government-run handicraft store. Profits from sales go towards funding the promotion of arts and crafts in Mexico. There are 3 shops in Mexico City and several other locations throughout the country, selling good quality handicrafts from all over Mexico. (Website in Spanish)
Movies Set in Mexico
Discover Mexico through Hollywood's eyes by viewing these movies set in Mexico.
An alebrije is a type of Mexican handicraft. Read about the meaning of alebrije, and its history.