Bring your favorite painting or drawing medium to capture the unity and perfection of the South African landscape. Unlock your own joie de vivre and creative expression as you explore the region with Kate McGloughlin. Learn to see the world differently in Kate’s informative and inspiring Simplifying the Landscape workshop.
The Cape Town-Stellenbosch region has so much to offer visually, culturally, and gastronomically. We created this program to allow you to discover the whole region, with a different adventure every day. Come see why we’d follow Dan Lipow anywhere. Foodie, forager, and photographer par excellence, Dan will take you on eye-opening excursions that will ignite your passion for life!
Spend the week wandering through the streets of Oaxaca with Kate McGloughlin, discovering and sketching the quirky angles and colorfully festooned citizens of this charming colonial city. See the world through the eyes of Tamayo, Toledo, and Orozco as we visit galleries, museums, and other printmakers’ studios. Then, settle into a local printmaking studio to create your own woodcuts or linocuts and add to the visual wealth and profusion of the Mexican print. This workshop is open to beginners as well as seasoned printmakers.
Whether it’s the cultural artifacts of the ancient Maya, the grand architecture of colonial Mexico, or the vibrant colors of the indigenous people and contemporary Oaxaqueños alike, Oaxaca is brimming with photogenic splendor. Join Dan Lipow as he guides both novice and experienced photographers in capturing the essence of this magical city. Through group and semi-private instruction—both in the classroom and in the field—you’ll learn how to get the most out of your digital camera and gain both compositional and technical proficiency to achieve your most creative and dynamic images.
Using the yoga method created by B.K.S. Iyengar, Francesca Matichak will enable participants in her weeklong yoga retreat to guide their minds inward through attention to alignment and thoughtful movement. This practice allows the life force to flow freely through the body, opening blocks, letting in vital rejuvenation and healing energy to every aspect of our bodies. Start the day with an awakening yoga class to deepen your experience with Destination Arts as you set out on an adventure sure to please your senses. The week will include restorative classes, a trip to Hierve el Agua (a breathtaking mountain top mineral spring), and a local, indigenous Temazcal experience.