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Serena's Art Factory

Jan Luis 87a, Santa Catharina, Curacao
+599 9 738 0648
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Colourful tour

We recently visited the open air Chichi workshop. Interesting and very colourful. Chi chi's of all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KE6
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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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ChiChi's in Curacao

Interesting place to visit and was included on our cruise tour. Serena's art is the famous chichi... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ron437
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Westerville, Ohio
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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 souvenirs, sculptures, en paintings. Paint your own Chichi(R) sculpture during a lively, instructive and pleasurable 2 hr. Workshop. Visit our Factory & Art-shop (free of charge) and experience how the famous and colorful Chichi(R) sculptures are made by artists and craft women from Curacao. Located near the 'AloeVera Plantation' and the 'Ostrich Farm', two major tourist attractions on the east side of Curacao. *Quality and authenticity are guaranteed by our Chichi(R) trademark 2008.
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 6 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Ron437
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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Terry T
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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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

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

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Reviewed 28 July 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

Thank sahiramercelina
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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 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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Reviewed 23 June 2017

This was a perfect thing to do with my family. I had really wanted to go and convinced my family to come with me for a workshop and it was fantastic....everyone loved it. The people that we painted with were very cool, mostly people who...More

Thank Bianca S
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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Many thanks for your short and powerful feedback, blessings Serena and Team

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Stopped here for a short visit during a cruise excursion. Wish we had been able to stay longer and paint a Chi Chi. Overall, a great story behind the art factory and a worthwhile cause. We bought a couple Chi Chi's to bring home. They...More

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Many Thanks for your constructive feedback. Hope one day we will met again for one of our Chichi Workshop and you will paint your own souvenir with us.

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

I cannot say enough about how fabulous my CHICHI FACTORY workshop was. Everything about it was absolutely amazing, the beautiful garden setting with the bright beautiful chichi as well as all the other various fun art pieces was inspirational. All the participants were as happy...More

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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Dear Pati, Many many Thanks for your words. God bless you and we hope to see you again. Hug Serena

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Shannon D
7 February 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
14 July 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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