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Mexican Folk Art May 17, 2017

Posted by nrhatch in Animals, Art & Photography.

At Epcot, in the Mexican Pavilion, we checked out the Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

I loved this Zebra, even if it was sitting down on the job . . .

And we admired the prickly personality of this porcupine . . .

We adored these two Billy Goats . . .

And got a kick out of Chicken Little and his best bud crowing about the sky falling . . .

Some of the art seemed more fanciful than others. ย Let’s hope these two dudes exist only in the artist’s over-active imagination . . .

Or Chicken Little will really have something to crow about!

Aah . . . that’s better!


1. Piglet in Portugal - May 17, 2017

I love the last one, Nacncy

nrhatch - May 17, 2017

Mexican art = clever, creative, and colorful.

2. Val Boyko - May 17, 2017

They are charming!! I love the interpretation … and imagination!

nrhatch - May 17, 2017

Mexican art = clever, creative, colorful . . . and charming! We enjoyed this exhibit.

3. Kate Crimmins - May 17, 2017

We’ve outgrown amusement parks but you never outgrow Epcot!

nrhatch - May 17, 2017

I agree. We won’t renew our season passes when they expire in February, but we have enjoyed our visits to Disney, especially Epcot. We see something “new” every time.

4. Jill Weatherholt - May 17, 2017

Great pieces! Thanks for sharing, Nancy.

nrhatch - May 17, 2017

My pleasure. We loved this exhibit. We also enjoyed the museum in Norway with traditional costumes, jewelry, headdress, tools, and instruments on display in an old church.

5. Rainee - May 17, 2017

The chickens are definitely my favourites!

nrhatch - May 17, 2017

They’re a hoot . . . and a hollar! ๐Ÿ˜€

6. philosophermouseofthehedge - May 17, 2017

Latin America does chickens well. Not bad with the lizards either. Cool

nrhatch - May 17, 2017

We loved this art . . . but as Tippy Gnu noted, they are apt to be dust collectors. That’s why we snapped a photo instead of bringing any home. ๐Ÿ˜€

7. Tippy Gnu - May 17, 2017

They all look like Mexican dust collectors, to me. I guess every culture loves knick-knacks.

nrhatch - May 17, 2017

Can you imagine how time consuming it would be to dust that porcupine . . . a prickly wicket!

8. L. Marie - May 18, 2017

They’re all great! I love seeing folk art.

nrhatch - May 18, 2017

Me too . . . it’s often amusing and fun.

9. Ally Bean - May 18, 2017

I always liked the Mexican Pavilion. I remember it as being so nicely air-conditioned. And now with fine art, too. How fun.

nrhatch - May 18, 2017

The Mexican Pavilion is great ~> we love the relaxing boat ride past the diners while being entertained by the antics of The Three Caballeros!

Donald Duck quacks me up!

10. Behind the Story - May 20, 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your visit to the Mexican Pavilion. I love Mexican folk art–the bright colors and imaginative forms. My favorite nearby store for Mexican folk art has disappeared. I miss it.

nrhatch - May 20, 2017

Glad you enjoyed, Nicki ~ we used to have friends who lived in El Paso Texas, right on the border. As you can imagine, our visits with them included tequila, tortillas, and . . . . hand blown Mexican glasses.

11. Tiny - May 21, 2017

Oh, the chicken little and his buddy gave me a kick too ๐Ÿ˜€

nrhatch - May 21, 2017

They clucked me up!

12. diannegray - May 21, 2017

There is so much ‘movement’ in these artworks, Nancy – they’re fabulous!

nrhatch - May 22, 2017


13. Debra - May 24, 2017

Delightful, Nancy! What a fun way to stoke your imagination by observing the imagination of the artists!

nrhatch - May 24, 2017

Folk Art is FUN!

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