Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: September 15, 2011, 3:13 PM
Casa Dolores, Center for the Study of the Popular Arts of Mexico, is devoted to the collection, preservation, study, and exhibition of an extensive variety of objects of the popular arts of Mexico.
The Center currently houses Linda Cathcart's collection of over 6,000 objects in a variety of mediums; clay, ceramic, wood, natural fibers, leather, paper, glass and tin. It is the largest collection of hand crafted art from Mexico on the Central Coast.
The center's mission is to expand the passion of Mexican Arts and Crafts with the community and visitors by stimulating the appreciation of the Mexican culture through educational programs, demonstrations, and free access to exhibits and the center's library. Casa Dolores is designated a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.