Program Details

Enjoy a hands-on program which includes various types of art classes and handicraft workshops. Oaxaca has a long-standing folk art tradition as well as notoriety for more contemporary art forms such as printmaking and stencil.
Oaxaca, Mexico
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School

Program Overview

Program Description:

Oaxaca, Mexico is famous both for its folk art and contemporary art. Take daily art workshops from local artists to learn about printmaking and stencil. Travel to neighboring communities to study the folk art traditions that are famous to this region of Mexico. Learn about the origins of Oaxaca’s art scene and its influence on today’s most contemporary artistic expressions.

The program includes cultural activities and excursions to complement the learning experience and allow participants to engage more deeply into the life and culture of Oaxaca. Travel to Monte Alban ruins, Hierve el Agua mountain springs, and Teotitlan Village, famous for its rugs. Live with a carefully selected homestay to practice your Spanish and enjoy home-cooked Oaxaca meals.

Setting Description:
Study abroad in Oaxaca, one of Mexico’s best-preserved colonial cities. Set in a valley surrounded by mountain peaks the natural beauty of the area is unmatched. The city offers an array of culture and traditions to explore and experience. Walking the enchanting cobblestoned streets of the historic district you will be inspired by the visual magic the city has to offer.
1995 USD. Includes tuition for all art workshops and classes. Art materials provided for.

Additional Program Information

- Meet the age requirement of the program of choice. For most programs, the minimum age is 14 years old at the start of the program. Some programs may require a minimum age of 15. - Individuals 18 years of age may participate in the programs as long as they are in high school or have recently graduated. - Meet the physical fitness levels that some programs (Active Discovery & Wellness) have attached to them.

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