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Design, History and Open Spaces

Monday October 7, 2019 at 8:00 am - Sunday October 13, 2019 at 5:00 pm

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Embark on a week-long adventure in Mexico City exploring art, craft, design and architecture from pre-Columbian to contemporary times. Through special tours and site visits, travelers will uncover unique aspects of the urban context, engage with open spaces and appreciate the authenticity of the local culture, its artisans and its materials. The trip will be led by Patricia Cué, Mingei Trustee, design professional and long-time Mexico City resident, and Raquel Rudoy, Mexico City native and Mingei Docent.

Itinerary Highlights:

  • Attendance to events at the Abierto de Diseño Mexicano (Design Week), a week of contemporary design exhibitions and presentations
  • Visit to historic sites such as the Zócalo, Templo Mayor and Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul
  • Tours of architectural landmarks Casa Barragán and Kahlo/Rivera House Studio Museum
  • An evening performance of the famed Ballet Folkórico
  • Urban walks in the trendy, yet historic, neighborhoods of Polanco and Roma
  • A special visit to the National Craft Museum and a neighboring market with enticing shopping opportunities

$2,800.00 Per member, double occupancy
Single supplement $850.00

Included: Accommodations for six nights at the centrally located and luxurious Hilton Reforma, daily breakfast for all six days, two lunches, a welcome and farewell dinner, entrance and tour fees, tour guides and chaperones, group ground transportation and all group activity gratuities.

Not Included: Airfare, return airport transfer, meals on one’s own and alcoholic beverages at group lunches.

Registrants will be provided with flight recommendations.

Contact Claire McKee at cmckee@mingei.org or 619-704-7517 to receive full itinerary and registration forms. 


Monday October 7, 2019 at 8:00 am
Sunday October 13, 2019 at 5:00 pm
$2,800, Double Occupancy. $850.00 Single Supplement
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