Cosecha Creative Center

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Cosecha Store & Creative Center is located in San Nicolas, Aruba's cultural city!

Cosecha San Nicolas houses a creative center where workshops are being provided on a regular basis by local artists. Ranging from kids workshops to business teambuildings. In Cosecha San Nicolas we also have a design store in which you can immerse yourself in discovering genuine and locally made arts and crafts.

Cosecha which translates into harvesting, reflects the diversification of the Aruban craft
heritage and the artistic supply of artisans, through which their personal stories,inspirations and craftsmanship are exposed in their products.

Cosecha showcases the beautiful diversity in arts and crafts from all artisans whom have received the SEYO certification while encouraging Aruba’s creative industry through awarenesscreation and workshop provisions as to ensure a sustainable makers economy.Products found in Cosecha have been certified by the national seal of craftsmanship Seyo National pa Artesania. This seal was established by the government ofAruba through the Department of Culture Aruba DCA, to recognize locally handmadeproducts so they could be distinguished from imported mass produced products.

Considering the growing demand of the tourist for genuine and authentic localproducts, the government of Aruba saw a certification seal as an opportinuty tofortify the position of the artisans.Certification based on the UNESCO criteria for artisan craftsmanship which are:craftsmanship, originality, material use, local identity and commercial value. The Seyo is considered a tool to boost Aruba’s creative industry, prompting localartisans to develop more and better locally handmade products.