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After a tour of the ostrich farm, our van driver stopped at Serena's Art Factory. There, we were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DrQuinn0523
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Bloomington, Illinois
Loved all of the dolls!

If you are going to Curacao and want to bring something home that is made there, this is a great... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Michelle G
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Bell City, Louisiana
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SERENA'S ART FACTORY / CHICHI(R) SHOP Visit Serena's Art Factory and Souvenir Shop, an unique local art experience. Serena's Art Factory is founded by Serena Janet Israel. You can treat yourself and find a great variety of colorful, handmade...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a tour of the ostrich farm, our van driver stopped at Serena's Art Factory. There, we were given a little history on the Chichi and watched several local women hand paint some Chichis. Chichi is the nickname for a special woman on Curacao. It...More

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Serena I, Manager at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us, have fun with your Chichi.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds but I didn't personally like the art. I was not aware that they have cats roaming freely outside the shop. I am allergic to cats, so I did not stay around long and didn't visit the gift shop. I understand the reasoning behind...More

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. Thank you for your applaud for our project. Too bad that you don't like the art. But tastes differ once and certainly now with art is that so.

Reviewed April 16, 2018

If you are going to Curacao and want to bring something home that is made there, this is a great place to go! Very small shop, but all dolls are made in Curacao and they do not ship them, so this is the only place...More

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you very much for this wonderful review. Hopefully we see you again.

Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We recently visited the open air Chichi workshop. Interesting and very colourful. Chi chi's of all sizes on display and lots available to buy. There was no restriction on taking photos.

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

nice feedback and detail regarding our photo making roles -thank you

Reviewed February 5, 2018

Interesting place to visit and was included on our cruise tour. Serena's art is the famous chichi. They hand make the items here and then individually decorate (paint) them for sale. They have a presentation and then you can watch the various artists paint their...More

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Dear Traveler, many Thanks for your details feedback. We hope to see you soon again in our Art Garden. Sincerely Serena Israel

Reviewed February 5, 2018

A visit to Serena’s Art Factory is interesting. One can see the various forms of the plaster chichi dolls being made. These are hand painted by many artists at their homes and sold at the Factory and in tourist shops. Very colorful, but quite expensive....More

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Dear Visitor, we are very happy to read your feedback and review of our work and our place. Your right to mention the coast. We have Chichis for every budget start with 10 us dolor's. We make sure our painters and employers are well paid....More

Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

On our way from the Ostrich farm to Jan Thiel we bumped into this unexpected gem. Serena’s art factory where the exuberant Chi-chi figurines are made in all shapes and decorations. Chi-chi represents the firstborn or big sister who takes care of the family well...More

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

Hello Hermes, many Thanks for your detailed review of our place. We are very happy to read that you must have been very well informed and loved it, due to all the explanations and info's you point out. Remeber your always welcome and we hope...More

Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

This is an easy stop on your way to the ostrich farm you can watch them doing the Serena art. Workshop and gift shop on premise.

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

Hello terry, many thanks for your short positive feedback on our place. the way discription is indeed correct.Greetings Serena Israel

Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Take an excursion to meet Serena and see her beautiful painted chi chis. She is delightful, and the sculptures are unique. Paint or buy one as an unforgetable souvenir of your Curacao vacation. Can you identify the mystery couple?More

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Many thanks for your pictures and the nice feedback. It was a pleasure meeting you and your friends. Nice you mention the famous couple... I will not spoil the fun and say their names. Remain Blessed. See you soon, maybe next time with a bush...More

Reviewed July 28, 2017

My sister and I went to this beautiful location where we painted Chichi's under a tree, it was a unique experience where we were very inspired by the other Chichi's and the environment. We painted our own Chichi's for the first time and to be...More

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Dear Sisters of the ART, Many thanks for your feedback and detail comments. We hope to see your creative brushes soon again under our trees. greetings Serena and Team

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Shannon D
February 6, 2018|
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Response from Serena I | Property representative |
Hello, The place is free for entrance. you can see that working area and enjoy the local garden atmosphere.
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islandnbeach
July 14, 2016|
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Response from Serena I | Property representative |
Here Our chichi prices: Chichi Small (6 cm) Naf. 48,- Chichi Flying (10 cm) Naf. 58,- Chichi Medium (15 cm) Naf. 138,- Chichi Standing with rollers (21.5 cm) Naf. 168,- Chichi Large (28 cm) Naf... More
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