Program

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Our program is designed to give you an inside look at the contemporary art world in Mexico City. We give historical and political context hearing from diverse voices and visiting important places.

Independent curator, Leslie Moody Castro is developing the itinerary with your team in a thematic and thoughtful way to intrigue and inspire you. We curate our days and nights to include the best of VIP programs for both Fairs while creating opportunities for private intimate conversations with all of the players: artists, curators, gallerists and fair directors. 


Schedule overview

This is an idea of what our days will look like - with more details added as they develop. Subject to change based on availability.

Days start around 10 am and go into the evening with optional nightlife as late as you can handle. 

You will receive the final itinerary upon arrival. 

It's the busiest art week of the year, and the city is bursting with energy! We work closely with Zona Maco and Material art fairs to get you the best access an inside track to all that is happening. Trust us to show you the best of the contemporary art scene and this dynamic city. 

WEDNESDAY

We welcome you and get you settled at the hotel. We visit the opening night of  Zona Maco fair and enjoy a group welcome dinner.  

Arrivals and Hotel Check-in

Welcome cocktails and canapes

Visit to Zona Maco VIP preview reception

Welcome group dinner at top restaurant

Zona Maco Opening Party (optional)

THURSDAY

Kick off our weekend with a visit to an iconic site in the history of Modernism in Mexico City and the aftermath that shaped the contemporary art world to what it is today. 

Breakfast at hotel

Plaza de Las Tres Culturas with artist and architect: explore ancient ruins, Spanish colonialism, modernism and site of '68 student protests

Private lunch in Centro Histórico at artist's home

Stop at Bellas Artes: famous Mexican murals in a stunning Palace of Fine Arts

Laboratorio de Arte Alameda: exhibition walk through with curator and artist

Dinner on your own

Nightlife options

FRIDAY

A look institutions and the emerging and experimental art scene with a visit to the young Material Art Fair. 

Breakfast at hotel

Studio Visit at the home of artist Pedro Reyes and fashion designer Carla Fernandez

Material Art Fair private walk through by directors and talks with gallerists

Lunch

Visits to emerging artist run spaces

Dinner on your own

Gallery Hopping Openings  & Exhibitions

Material Art Fair Opening Party

SATURDAY

A look at , another look at the clash in modernism and the contemporary period, and afternoon visits to the top galleries in the city and our closing evening with art world insiders.

Brunch at studio of artist Luz Maria Sanchez

Proyectos Monclova: exhibition walk through and peek at storage room

Galeria Kurimanzutto: exhibition and visit upstairs for private look at works by their artists

Galería LABOR

Archivo: Design & Architecture Archive with Director & Curator

Private catered lunch in hidden garden by Luis Barragán

Walk through Casa Gilardi designed by Luis Barragán with Barragán scholar

AtravesArte Closing Dinner & Party at surprise location

SUNDAY

Art week wrap up, final discussions, conversations and musings

Breakfast at hotel

Museum visit option

Fairs open at 11 am and 12 noon

Hotel check-out and airport departures

Please note: This is an overview, subject to change. Final schedule will be announced when confirmed.