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Guadalajara for Design Lovers

The latest in a series of Insider Journeys crafted in collaboration with  Design Miami/, this special group trip explores the vibrant world of contemporary art, architecture and design in Guadalajara. On this journey, we will be treated to insider perspectives on the future of art and design in the context of Mexico’s rich cultural heritage.

What to Expect

From the chic home base of the AC Hotel Guadalajara, our itinerary invites members to experience exclusive access to the city’s esteemed galleries—including Taller Mexicano de Gobelinos, Hospicio Cabañas, Cerámica Suro Factory and more—led by the Chief Creative Officer of Design Miami/, Rodman Primack.

We will also visit the studios of celebrated modern artists and curators like Jorge Méndez Blake, Julia and Renata Franco, Geovana Ibarra and Jose Dávila, who will lead us on museum and city tours, as well as to unique shopping opportunities and dining experiences at some of Guadalajara’s most innovative restaurants, like Hueso and Alcalde. Our guides will also focus on the striking murals of Jose Clemente Orozco and the highly influential architectural movement of Luis Barragán with walking tours of the many houses and galleries he built throughout the city.

  • When
    Feb 2 – 5, 2018
  • Length
    4 days / 3 nights
  • Type of Traveler
    Art Lovers , Foodies , Intellectuals , Style Mavens

This Journey's Host

Indagare is thrilled to collaborate with Design Miami/ for this Guadalajara journey. Design Miami/ is the global forum for design, bringing together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. You can learn more about Design Miami/ and explore this year’s upcoming fairs at Leading as this trip’s host is Rodman Primack, the Chief Creative Officer of Design Miami/. He specializes in 18th-century embroidered textiles, Latin American art, midcentury furniture and 1980s Memphis design—and he’s a designer himself. With Rodman, you will travel behind-the-scenes of Guadalajara’s greatest centers of art and design to meet with the people who know the region and its aesthetic best.

Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Exclusive visits to respected contemporary studios and galleries with artists and curators like Jorge Méndez Blake, Jose Dávila, Geovana Ibarra and Viviana Kuri
  • Special group dining experiences at Guadalajara’s most delicious, innovative restaurants
  • Behind-the-scenes access to architectural monuments designed by Luis Barragán
  • Guided touring with the Chief Creative Officer of Design Miami/ of such sites as the Hospicio Cabañas, the MAZ Museum and more
  • Unique shopping opportunities, particularly for art, home goods and fashion
  • A once-in-a-lifetime introduction to the art and history of a fascinating, up-and-coming city

Trip Details

In preparation for the journey, members will also receive a comprehensive departure package that includes an itinerary, packing list, accommodations overview and other important information.

  • When
    Feb 2 – 5, 2018
  • Length
    4 days / 3 nights
  • Group Size
    Up to 12 travelers
  • Host
    Design Miami/
  • From


  • All accommodations indicated in the itinerary
  • All meals indicated in the itinerary
  • All activities indicated in the itinerary
  • Insider touring with Rodman Primack of Design Miami/
  • Behind-the-scenes access to some of the most interesting buildings designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Luis Barragán
  • Festive group dining experiences at the city's hottest restaurants


  • International airfare and airport taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Other meals and alcohol (not indicated in itinerary)
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control (change in flights, cancellations, political disturbances, natural phenomena)
  • Items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional activities
Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

What To Read

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