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Serena's Art Factory

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Special, memorable, personal and heaps of fun!

One of my dearest friends was getting married on Curaçao so we flew 7 ladies in from the... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
TravelLightC
via mobile
No words 🙏🏼 .... beautifully inspiring

❤️ Do not come to Curaçao and miss this. Serena is an angel and the team is absolutely flawless... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Gary M
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Searching for the perfect local art experience and an amazing souvenir to take home? A visit to Serena’s Art Factory will help you out. Here you can treat yourself and your family for a fun day out or even a handmade Chichi® by the local artists and...more
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

One of my dearest friends was getting married on Curaçao so we flew 7 ladies in from the Netherlands and 2 from Hong Kong. No wedding is complete without a proper bachelorette and all unanimously agreed to the chichi workshop at Serena’s Art Factory. And...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelLightC
CHICHi_PundaShop, Manager at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi TravelLightC, Thank you for your visit and lovely reply! I love to read that you and your friend had an amazing time here while having the bachelorette party! Hope you are doing well and until next time. With love, the Chichi© Factory team

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

❤️ Do not come to Curaçao and miss this. Serena is an angel and the team is absolutely flawless. Besides the art being beautiful, the story needs to be heard by ALL !!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary M
Serena I, Manager at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you so much for your visit and lovely reply. We hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 2 July 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Serena I, Manager at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

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

Reviewed 26 June 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank reddscorpion
Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

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 17 April 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

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

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

Reviewed 15 February 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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KE6
Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

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

Reviewed 6 February 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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ron437
Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

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

Reviewed 6 February 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

Date of experience: February 2018
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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 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 31 January 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

Date of experience: January 2018
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Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 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 30 January 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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Terry T
Serena I, Eigenaar at Serena's Art Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

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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Shannon D
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Hello, The place is free for entrance. you can see that working area and enjoy the local garden atmosphere.
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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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