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San Miguel de Allende Art Tour (Full Day)

Home to over 100 galleries and two major art schools, San Miguel de Allende is a haven for artists across Mexico. On this day-long tour, explore four art studios and galleries, discover outstanding works of art, and meet the artists. Enjoy lunch at a rural hacienda, and have the opportunity to purchase exquisite, authentic works at a “master gallery.”

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Explore Galleries and Studios and Meet the Artists on this San Miguel de Allende Art Tour

San Miguel de Allende is a vibrant, colorful city and haven for artists across the world. Home to over 100 galleries and two major art schools, the small city is a big deal in Mexico’s art community.

On this day-long San Miguel de Allende Art Tour, explore four of San Miguel de Allende’s art studios and galleries and discover outstanding works of art from seven renowned and vastly different artists. You’ll encounter works ranging from magical surrealist paintings, to abstract architectural forms, to floor-to-ceiling textured prints, and more.

After exploring the studios, you’ll head to a rural hacienda for lunch, then travel to a nearby artesanal “master gallery” where the country’s best artisans and artists have work on display and available to buy. Purchase your favorite pieces directly from the artists, and delve deeper in to the inspiring arts community here in San Miguel.

*Contact us at info@keteka.com for pricing and booking information.

Highlights

  • Explore San Miguel’s art, galleries, and working studios
  • Meet artists and artisans in the studio and watch them work
  • Enjoy lunch in country hacienda
  • Have the opportunity to purchase art in a master gallery directly from the artists

Itinerary

Arrive at St. Paul’s Church, Cardo #4 at San Miguel de Allende by 9:00 am for your 9:15 departure. You will make a short transfer to the first gallery and spend approximately 45 minutes at each site.

Gallery 1: Arrive at the studio an artist whose work deals with imaginary spaces that utilize texture and biomorphic forms that take a viewer to uncharted territory. Her drawings demonstrate the known world with infinite care, and she manipulates reality with intensely beautiful lines.

Gallery 2: Walk two short blocks to your next next studio. The artist’s prints make visible an appropriated history of our world with a myriad of layers and processes. Her jewelry incorporates delightful debris found in drawers and the presentation of her work is magnificently sophisticated.

Gallery 3: Arrive at a well-known clay studio and work-space of four separate artists. Each of the four artists has a different aesthetic approach in their work. You will see tender, tough, elegant and powerful styles — the full gamut of glazes and personal identity.

Gallery 4: Drive to the unique studio space of a multi-talented artist, botanist, and writer. This amazingly diverse artist experiments in different media with unusual textures and colors. Her paintings, ceramics, and jewelry are a dream world of magical surrealism.

After leaving the final gallery, your group will drive to the nearby countryside to enjoy lunch at a beautiful hacienda. The food and relaxing ambiance will delight your palette and soothe the soul.

Your last stop will be to visit to a “master gallery” that delights and amazes even the keenest collectors. This gallery holds the best authentic artesanal work made in Mexico. The gallery hosts works by the most famous Mexican master artisans — all available for purchase and admiration.

At approximately 4:00 pm, you’ll make the short return trip (~15 minutes) to San Miguel.

What’s Included

  • Private sightseeing (including all entrance fees) as outlined in the itinerary
  • Comfortable private transportation with driver
  • Tipping & porterage taken care of by tour leader along the way
  • Professional local guides
  • Small group experience: avg 10
  • San Miguel de Allende art tour of 4 studios

What to Bring

  • Official form of ID (Passport, Mexican residency, etc. Copies are fine)
  •  Water Bottle
  •  Camera
  •  Light-weight walking/hiking shoes
  •  Bring $300 to $500 Mexican pesos for meals lunch and/or snacks
  • Major credit card for large-ticket items

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San Miguel de Allende

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San Miguel de Allende 19.432600, -99.133300

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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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