The Ranchito Cascabel and the Folk Art Museum are the works of art of two
passionate artists. Tim Sullivan has used the land as an organic canvas for his
creativity. Jennifer Haas’ love and appreciation for folk art led her to build
a museum to house her vast collection.
These amazing jewels are nestled on the banks of the Laja River within the country roads
of Central Mexico, near the Santuario de Atotonilco, UNESCO World Heritage Site
together with San Miguel de Allende.
Originally from San Antonio, TX, has built this fantastic, modernist-style architectural complex over a period of more than 20 years. The Ranchito Cascabel is a quantum leap from his initial idea of building a storage room for his bicycles, and of having a playground for his children and a place to hang out with friends and family.
Originally from South Carolina, U.S., is an artist and enthusiastic collector of folk art since the 60s. She studied painting at the Art Students League in New York. In 1966 she came to San Miguel de Allende, where she lives ever since. Jennifer Haas finds her treasures in her travels, markets in Mexico City, eBay, donations.
General Tour Guide (SECTUR), she studied Art History and Textile Art. Born in San Miguel de Allende, Irma has lived and traveled extensively in the United States and Western Europe. Having lived among people from different cultures for many years has been one of the most enriching experiences of her life.
Bilingual in Spanish and English
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