Mas village is one of village in Bali fondamentally indetifed as an artistic countryside by focusing in artistic of wood carving. Mas Village is located in Ubud sub district and Gianyar Regency, east part of Bali. It owns the typical style of wood carving art by placing forward the distinguish synergy the humanism and naturalism.
The village’s popularity as an art village is famous in the national and world level which is not forgetting from the highness name of some maestros which has borne and found the spirit ( Taksu) and soul. The famous maestro who was borne in this village is Ida Bagus Tilem.
This Artistic countryside owns the long history root. The result of wood carving art in this village owns the immeasurable and wide dimensions like idols for the devoting (arca idol) representative dimension of everyday Balinese social society life (farmer, fisherman, worker, intellectual, merchant etc), the abstract dimension as existing of actor imagination which is listening carefully of reality, dynamics and life philosophy.
The villagers are same as villagers at another tourism countryside in Bali, that have also experienced the transformation from agrarian society to the crafting society. Even nowadays, it is continued to service society from commerce service until levying service of the souvenir for overseas and domestic tourist.