Veracruz

Meet the Weavers: La Sierra Zongolica

Price per person, double occupancy: $2,375, Single Supplement: $275 Extensions for this trip are available: to Oaxaca City, Puebla or Mexico City Cultural Anthropologist, Miguel Angel Sosme Campos, researcher, author and film producer will accompany this trip. December 10-17, 2019 (7 Nights) Participate in a unique opportunity to travel to the Sierra Zongolica of Veracruz, […]

Embroiderers’ Guild of America Textiles & Traditions of Mexico 2019

February-2019
Veracruz, Chinantla, Oaxaca & Tehuacan, Puebla Visit the Port of Veracruz and the Museum of Anthropology in Xalapa! We’ll view private textile collections, and travel on an extraordinary journey to a region rarely visited in Oaxaca’s Papaloapan Basin. The natural landscape is varied…

WARP Annual Meeting Pre / Post Tours and Natural Dye Workshop, June 2017

Join us to Oaxaca and Veracruz on The WARP (Weave a Real Peace) Annual Meeting Trip: “In the Footsteps of Irmgard Weitlaner-Johnson”. The post-Tour: “The Art of the Ikat Rebozo: Traditions and Techniques”. And the Workshop: “Natural Dye One-Day” with the master dyers of the Centro de Arte Zapoteco Bii Dauu to learn of their ancient techniques and masterful use of working with natural dyes.

The African Descendants of Mexico

From the Colonial Era to present, we learn how the people and communities of African descent helped shaped Mexico’s past and continue to express traditions in art, dance, music and food that reflect their heritage. Few people know about them, as their history has been little studied and told. This, however is changing as UNESCO, community activists and academics…