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The Cultural House (Casa de Cultura)

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Address: Morelia, Mexico
Activities: Leisure education
Description: This cultural center is a gathering place for artists and musicians and...
This cultural center is a gathering place for artists and musicians and offers a variety of classes.
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good place to shop

Many of the artists studios are not open all the time but the gift shop is first rate. This is operated by the local government. Artists who have studios or sales space are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Many of the artists studios are not open all the time but the gift shop is first rate. This is operated by the local government. Artists who have studios or sales space are juried in so the quality of the work is high.

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McKinleyville, California, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Morelia and Michoacan are very important to Mexico. I think everyone that visits Mexico should visit Morelia and learn how much culture Mexicans have developed.

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Cabo San Lucas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Oboy, what can I say? We spent several hours just soaking up the beauty and balance of this stone palace that houses the Casa de Cultura in Morelia. You can feel the energy of the Spanish and indigenous craftsmen who carved this palace from stone. There is a perfection to its proportion and design seldom seen anywhere in the world.... More 

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Minnesota
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507 reviews 507 reviews
338 attraction reviews
653 helpful votes 653 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

After reading previous reviews I felt that some posters confused the Casa de la Cultura with the Casa de las Artesanias (museum and shops) which is next to the San Francisco church. The Casa de la Cultura is about a ten or 15 minute walk from the main plaza and cathedral and you need to enter from almost the backside... More 

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Patzcuaro, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

four galleries...three particularly interesting to me. A very good Surrealist exhibition, but not my cup of tea.

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Elmwood Park, Illinios
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

It has a wonderful display of the work of excellent artisans around the state and tells you what town they are from

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Erongarícuaro, Michoacán, Mexico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

I love this place. It is like a museum that holds a collection of the best of the best Michoacán has to offer in the way of artesanias. But do not expect to get a bargain. Pay what they ask and take home the real thing. Or do like I do, and just look and enjoy.

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Chicago, Illinois
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

At the Casa de Cultura you can learn to dance, play guitar, play the piano, paint, draw, or learn several other instruments. My girlfriend is currently taking drawing classes with Maestro - Prado Velazquez. She is having a wonderful time and I am so amazed and impressed with the multitude of children and adults who come there to learn and... More 

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Puerto vallarta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

the display of native crafts during th fesitval week wa amazing..........our only wish was that we had gone right when it opened as so much had already been sold.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

An amazing display of the works of artisans from the region, including the unique handmade ceramic pineapples of many different designs and colours. The clay is extracted by hand near the villages of San José de Gracia and Patamban, the only places in the world where these pineapples are made. We loved so many of them - but could only... More 

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Address: Address: Morelia, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Michoacan  >  Morelia

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