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Penland to Oaxaca: February 2015

Scene from Penland in Oaxaca 2014: an experience with local, natural dyes.

Penland will host an art-centered excursion to Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico, February 19-25, 2015–a chance to explore contemporary and folk art in Oaxaca and Chiapas, where indigenous creativity has flourished for centuries.

During seven nights and eight days of cultural immersion and discovery, travelers will meet artists in their studios and discover a vibrant art scene; visit a Zapotec village where pre-Lenten Carnivale is celebrated with extravagant costumes; explore Zapotec archaeological sites; sample cuisine and take a cooking class with one of Oaxaca’s well-known culinary instructors. The trip is limited to twelve travelers and space is first-come, first-serve.

Penland School of Crafts in Oaxaca
Organized by Oaxaca Cultural Navigator
February 19-25, 2015
Registration deadline: November 15, 2014

For complete information about the trip, including an itinerary and how to register, click here