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Mexico City, Mexico

Artisan journey through  Mexico City art and culture

Program Overview

Immerse yourself in Mexico City’s rich traditions and cultures by visiting the workshops and artisan sites of artists and makers. This journey will lead you through the city streets on an investigation of color, texture, and culinary artistry.


Mexico City expands throughout the land, telling many tales — tales of ancient traditions, proud cultures, and a thriving art scene. This Art Immersions journey will lead you through the city’s streets to investigate color, texture, and culinary artistry as you’ve never known it before.

Over your five to seven-day visit, you will learn firsthand from masters in creating art and craft. You will taste the flavors of Mexico. And you will revel in the exquisite architecture that waits to be discovered around every corner.

Join a group of fellow travelers on this immersive experience of Mexico City, only from Art Immersions!


Book Independently with your own group* Contact us to schedule your private departure

Group Dates: 


Journey Highlights

– Reside at a beautifully designed hotel well situated in the city

– Exclusive tours of local artist studios and galleries 

– Shopping excursion to sensuous markets and other the best local creative shops

– Shopping excursions to local markets and districts to inspire you

– Guided tour of multiple museums throughout Mexico City 

– Exquisite dining experiences featuring local flavors of Mexico City

– Specially curated tours of homes, museums, workshops and galleries


Stays in beautifully designed hotels, entrance to museums, art courses, cooking courses, all meals, transportation, guides are all included.

Workshops and Courses | Art Retreats + Residencies |  Experiential, Immersive + Curated Travel | Study Abroad |  Tour in the Arts, Cultural Art Travel, Curated Journey,  Immersion Learning
Workshops and Courses | Art Retreats + Residencies |  Experiential, Immersive + Curated Travel | Study Abroad |  Tour in the Arts, Cultural Art Travel, Curated Journey,  Immersion Learning

Mexico City 

Sensuality and spirit are epitomized by the community in Mexico City. Artistry is found everywhere. You just have to look, and use your senses.  


​Mexico’s culture is colorful, rich, and vibrant. It has been influenced greatly by the Aztec and Mayan civilizations, as well as the colonization of Europe. This combination creates one of the most fascinating cultures in the world.

Suggested Reading:



The Mangy Parrot 

by José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi


The Mexico Reader

editors, Timothy J. Henderson, Gilbert M Joseph

The Labyrinth of Solitude

Octavio Paz

Art Immersion Mexico City

"To be an artist, one must . . . never shirk from the truth as he understands it, never withdraw from life." 


Diego Rivera

Your artistic experience

We offer various immersive activities in Mexico City. Our group will travel to museums and cultural sites to understand the broad historical context of art and design in the city. Mexico City is known for painting, pottery fibers, cuisine, and leatherwork. AIP will visit workshops of local masters.  

Meals are shared at the hotel and at local restaurants. 

Some highlights include: 

- Cooking class

- National Palace with Rivera Murals

- Chapultepec Castle

- Local market visits

Museums of interest include:

- Museo de Popular Art (Craft Museum)

- Palacio des Belles Arte

- Anahuacali Museum (Rivera’s pre-Columbian collection)

Art Immersion Mexico Oaxaca

What you will do and learn. 

An immersion in the handcraft of Mexico is diverse from culinary and textile arts to painting sculpture, and literature. This creative cultural immersion will give you a variety of aspects that make Mexico and Mexico City an amazing layering of old and new.

Colorful Threads
Woman Weaving

Where we stay:

Our trip is stationed at a lovely hotel in the city, a traditional sanctuary. The hotel is complete with interior patios, halls decorated with frescoes and gardens. Mexico City is full of stunning colors and creative activities. 

AIP Mexico is located 25 minutes from the International Airport.

Art Immersion Mexico City

What's Included

– The Art Immersions team: guides for your entire experience
– Transfers: private transfers
– Food and drink: we arrange fantastic meals throughout your stay as well as arrival and final celebration dinners
– Accommodations: residence at a gorgeous hotel in Mexico City
– Logistics: private airport transfers and all ground transportation
– Activities: guided experiences, events and workshops
– Peace of mind: international health insurance is provided for all of our participants

Note: Flight not included in price

Image by Jezael Melgoza

Program Itinerary

Day 1

– Arrivals at leisure to Hotel 

– Welcome reception and dinner

– Included Meals: Apperatif 


Day 2

– Tour of Museo Soumaya 

– View the murals of Museo Anahuacalli 

– Evening at leisure

– Included Meals: Breakfast & Lunch


Day 3

– Guided tour of Museo Frida Kahlo 

– Private visit to the home of Art Fair Director Zelika Garcia 

– Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner


 Day 4

– Guided tour of The Four Seasons Mexico City 

– Visit the home of Casa Luis Barrgaan 

– Included Meals: Breakfast


 Day 5

– Travel to the Museo Jumex

– Visit the Chapultepec Castle estate

– Included Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

 Day 6

– Spend the day at the Jardin del Arte Sullivan, a large open air market in the Colonia San Rafael neighborhood

– Explore downtown at your leisure. 

– Included Meals: Breakfast 


Day 7

– Spend the morning at the Catedral Metropolitana, built in the 16th century on top of a sacred Aztec site

– Visit the ruins of the sacred Aztec site next to the cathedral 

– Farewell dinner at a local art nouveau restaurant

– Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner


Day 8

– Departures at leisure
– Included Meals: Breakfast

Trip Details and Pricing

This experience includes almost everything you need on the trip.


*Rooms are all shared.

Private rooms are available upon request with an upgrade fee.

Airfare is not included.

Image by Mario Rodriguez
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