Day of the Dead | Dia de los Muertos

Day of the Dead Fashion Sugar Skull Makeup | El Interior

The Days of the Dead, the first two days of November, are the most important Indian celebration in Mexico. Many Mexicans believe that the souls of the dead people return to their families for a night’s visit, and upon the occasion of this annual reunion of loved ones, the spirits are received and welcomed as […]

Event | Odilon Merino In-Store Weaving Demonstration

Odilon Merino

RECEPTION: Thursday, July 6th, 5:00-9:00 PM IN-STORE DEMO: Friday, July 7th, 11:00-5:00 PM & Saturday, July 8th from 11:00-5:00 PM El Interior is proud to announce that Mexican Indigenous weaver Odilon Merino Morales will be in Austin at our store, in the Clarksville neighborhood, 1009 West Lynn Street, July 6th through the 8th. Mr. Merino will […]

Oaxaca: An Intimate Travel Experience with Culture, Folk Art & Food

Travel in Mexico with Marcia Lucas, Owner of El Interior February 20 –  February 28, 2018 Experience the essence and diversity of Oaxaca’s art, culture, architecture, cuisine and history by joining us on a tour led by Marcia Lucas, owner of El Interior. Come discover the enchanting spirit of Oaxacan hospitality with us! With the soul of […]

Event | Efren Gonzalez Art Exhibit and Demonstration

We are very excited to host an art exhibit and demonstration with the Austin Friends of Folk Art featuring Efren Gonzalez, an artist from Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico. He will be visiting Austin to share his images of daily life in Ajijic. Come early and see Efren’s painting demonstration and ask questions about his art! His work will also be for […]

Event | Listen While You Shop

Event | SXSW Listen While You Shop

We are excited to host a small musical performance in front of our store during the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival! So get ready to do some shopping accompanied by some light original music by two unique artists / bands. Danielle Antonio (Rock/Pop) will be performing a 45-minute set at 12pm. Gitan (Acoustic) will be performing a 45-minute […]

Zapotec Weaving Event Photos

Our Zapotec Weaving demonstration and talk events with Samuel Bautista Lazo (February 23rd & 24th 2017) were a huge success, and we’d like to thank everyone who came out to participate! We snapped some quick photos during the demonstration, feel free to browse through them below! Thank you again for joining us, and we hope […]

Mexico Buying Trip January 2017 – Part 1

Our store owner, Marcia Lucas, has embarked on her journey towards Oaxaca, Mexico this month! There, she will curate a variety of unique folk art pieces as well as handmade clothing from many different artists in and around the state of Oaxaca. Below are some photos from Marcia while on her road trip across the […]

Nacimientos: Traditional Nativity Scenes from Mexico Exhibition with Ed Jordan

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Many changes have occurred in the life of Ed Jordan and his beloved Collection of Folk Art in the last 10 years. (Click here to view our tour of his home in February 2007.) One of the biggest, was his decision to sell his 100 plus year old home! We recently visited with Ed at Mexic-Arte […]