Guelaguetza Day Plan



DAY 1

  • Arrival in Oaxaca: Your instructors will meet you at your hotel and walk you to the studio where we'll have an introductory meeting followed by mezcal, guacamole and a light supper.

DAY 2

  • Morning: Meet in the studio for orientation to the city, its customs and its culture. Followed by a walking tour of Oaxaca and lunch at the zocalo, the plaza in the city center.
  • Afternoon: Studio Slide Presentations: Elements of Photography and Approaches to Collage & Box Sculpture. Discuss individual projects with instructors.
  • Late Afternoon: Explore the city for subject matter and observe the Oaxacan light, color and shadows.

DAY 3

  • Morning: Attend Guelaguetza performance
  • Afternoon: Begin collage. Edit photographs
  • Evening: Optional gallery visits

DAY 4

  • Morning: Full day of collage making and/or photography .
  • Afternoon: Optional Textile Museum or Tamayo Museum visits
  • Evening: Group dinner.

DAY 5

  • Morning: Market visit followed by a cooking class at Susana Trilling's Seasons Of My Heart school of Oaxacan cuisine.
  • Late Afternoon: We'll linger to enjoy the fruits of our labor.
  • (Transportation included from your hotel.)

DAY 6

  • Morning: Finish projects and edit work for evening presentation
  • Afternoon: Free time
  • Evening: Final presentation with group and individual critiques. Followed by:
  • Farewell banquet at Biznaga, a Slow Food restaurant serving fusion Mexican food.

DAY 7

  • Morning: Breakfast at Las Golindrinas with Humberto & Mari.
  • Discuss future directions your work might take
  • Course evaluation.
  • Goodbyes.



Further details will be given to you on arrival.Schedule can be subject to change.