Airbnb Experiences – The Institute for Art and Olfaction

‘Scents and the City’
with Airbnb
at The Institute for Art and Olfaction

We’re excited to team up with Airbnb to host an ongoing series of olfactory explorations of L.A.’s noir history.



bugsExplore the dark history of Los Angeles through perfume. In this three hour experience, you will learn all about Los Angeles’ most notorious crimes, and use your newfound knowledge to create a perfume inspired by the expensive scents of desperate starlets, the tang of a pitiless mafioso’s gunsmoke, or  the fresh cologne of a two-timing producer.

In addition to exploring the noir underbelly of this city drenched in sunshine and death, you’ll learn the basics of perfumery, gain an appreciation of how scent impacts our experience, and blend our own scents at the world’s only nonprofit experimental perfume laboratory.

Dates starting November 2016
Available on the Airbnb app.

Book your experience here


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