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Stunning Oaxacan Artwork Touches Every Corner of Mezcal Haven Mama Rabbit

From hidden rabbits to a 40-foot tall bar to showcase mezcal

The front bar at Mama Rabbit
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Mama Rabbit, the new mezcal and tequila bar at Park MGM, tapped DesignAgency to create the look of the cocktail lounge the celebrates all things Oaxaca, the Mexican state where LA’s Bricia Lopez, the inspiration behind the bar, hails.

Lopez, who is widely credited for the rise of mezcal in the United States, worked with Anwar Mekhayech, and the duo explored Oaxaca and its rich traditions to come up with the design and decor for the space. The mural from Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel acts as a starting point for customers, who see the pop surrealist image of Mayahuel, the goddess of agave, and her 400 rabbit children who each represent a different form of drunkenness and spirituality, Mekhayech says. “Mother Natura” includes three sculptures — two deer flanking a rabbit — holding a slot machine. The rabbit holds an agave plant, the only reference to the source of mezcal in the bar.

The painted walls take their inspiration from the architecture of Luis Barragán, and colorful, geometric patterns pays homage to the region’s vibrant art scene.

Two main rooms are separated by double-sided bar that features a 40-foot high open display that showcases Mama Rabbit’s vast collection of artisanal mezcal and tequila bottles. To the left, above a textured brick wall, a grid of 400 barro negro rabbit figurines, custom made by local Oaxacan ceramicists, overlooks the space.

Mama Rabbit’s main lounge features gaming, lounging, live music, and DJs, with intimate enclaves and open seating arrangements that create an inner courtyard.

Italian/Mexican woodworker Renzo Spada created an elaborately hand-carved fireplace depicting children hiding behind rabbit masks, and DesignAgency custom-designed the carpet adorned with flowers and jumping rabbits. Overhead, a custom mobile light fixture by LA-based artist Andrea Claire features dancing bamboo lanterns and mirrored black polished orbs.

To the side of the bar and the gaming tavern sits a lounge set under the cavern-like brick vaulted colonnade. The series of five lounges feature banquette seating for larger parties, and retractable shutters that can open the spaces up to the resort and views of the casino floor.

A bar scene with green high-top chairs and liquor housed in geometrical areas behind the bar
The bar at Mama Rabbit
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A colorful mural sets the scene at a bar
The mural and slot machines designed by Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel greets customers as they enter Mama Rabbit
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A colorful mural overlooks three slot machines designed like two deer and a rabbit
Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel design the “Mother Natura” mural and three slot machines. Two deer flank a rabbit
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A colorful mural overlooks three slot machines
Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel design the “Mother Natura” mural and three slot machines. Two deer flank a rabbit
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A lounge with a brick wall and leather couches
The lounge area at Mama Rabbit
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A lounge area with a red curved roof and brown leather sofas
The lounge area at Mama Rabbit
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A lounge area with a red curved roof and brown leather sofas
The lounge area at Mama Rabbit
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A gaming lounge decorated in pinks and blues
The gaming lounge at Mama Rabbit
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A fireplace sits in front of a dance floor
Mama Rabbit’s dance floor has a fireplace behind it.
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A bar overlooks a gaming area
The double-sided bar at Mama Rabbit faces the gaming area on the back.
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Booths surround a gaming area
Booths surround the gaming area at Mama Rabbit
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A gaming area inside a bar
The gaming area at Mama Rabbit
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