Havana Art Tour
Short Description: Havana Art Tour
Description: Havana has been married to the fine arts since the beginning. On this tour, you will experience exactly how constant this relationship has been and why. Your eyes will have a visual feast and you walk through the home and art studio of Jose Fuster, well known for his colorful glass art installations which have transformed the neighborhood. Later, Continue your journey transferring to the Miramar area to visit the Santacana Studio. Get some time to interact with this young artist who is part of the new generation of Cuban artists, is a self-taught sculptor, painter and ceramicist born in Havana. Lastly, visit the Kcho Studio and artist Kadir Lopez to see how political forces inspire local artists.
9:00 AM – Meet with Cuban guide and bus driver. Depart for Jaimanitas
9:30 AM – Visit the Picasso of the Caribbean, Jose Fuster’s home and art studio (Fusterlandia). Experience how this colorful and joyful art project has transformed the neighborhood which surrounds it. Interact with Jose and his son as they discuss the importance of the project and what inspired them.
10:30 AM – Depart Jaimanitas and stop at the Santacana studio in Reparto Flores.
11:30 AM – Visit the Kcho Studio in Romerillo. This community project is sponsored by the plastic artist Alexis Leyva Machado (better known as “Kcho”). The project is very popular among the youngsters due to the great variety of workshops and exhibitions for the community. There is also accesses to the internet on a computer lab, (Wi-Fi connection) sponsored by Google.
12:30 PM – Lunch at La Habanera paladar (or similar)
1:30 PM – Depart to Old Havana where you’ll visit the artist Kadir Lopez in his workshop. Recognized and awarded nationally and internationally, much of Kadir’s work is inspired by his view on time: blurring the past, present and future, he criticizes the effects of progress or lack of it, and its spiritual, economic and political effects on society
2:45 PM – Return to the Hotel
3:00 PM – Arrive at the hotel. End of the services
- Transportation in air-conditioned bus
- Professional, multilingual guide
- Activities are subject to change without notice and may be substituted if not available.
1 – $179.00/Person
2 – $117.00/Person
3 – $95.00/Person
4 – $81.00/Person
5 – $77.00/Person
6 – $80.00/Person
7 – $77.00/Person