Travel with Global Arts to the Havana Biennial, Cuba’s largest visual arts festival (that splendidly coincides this year with the 500-year anniversary of the City of Havana). The 2019 Biennial will feature artists from more than 15 countries, including Cuba, Portugal, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, France, Peru and Spain.

Global Arts will take you deep inside the Biennial, with small group tours led by Master Artists and Arts Educators who will add meaningful insight and connections to your Biennial experience. You don’t want to miss this event!

APRIL 19 -25, 2019

“ART AS SOCIAL PRACTICE”
MASTER ARTIST: DAVID BYER-TYRE
COST: $3,150 ($3,000, if $500 deposit received by February 15th)
David Byre-Tyre embraces the view of art as a “social practice,” exposing truth and expanding realities. David’s tour will emphasize and facilitate discussions on ways the contemporary arts of the Biennial reflect and interpret issues of social change and responsibility.  Read More

APRIL 22-28,2019

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
MASTER ARTIST:  Malcolm D. Brown, Photographer
COST: $2,700 ($2,550, if $500 deposit received by February 15th.)
This is a teaching workshop for beginning and intermediate photographers who want to improve their photography skills and capture better images.  The workshop will include opportunities for on-site guidance, and two classroom-style sessions during which Malcolm will provide discussion and feedback on images produced by workshop participants. Read More

APRIL 26 – MAY 1, 2019

MAY 4 – 9, 2019

CUBA TODAY’
PEDRO PEREZ SARDUY, Author: The Maids of Havana
COST: $3,150 ($3,000, if deposit received by February 15th.)
Experience the Havana Biennial from the perspective of celebrated Cuban writer and journalist Pedro Perez Sarduy. A cultural icon, Pedro has designed and will accompany two Global Arts ‘Cuba Today’ tours, enabling participants access to his personal perspectives on today’s Cuba, and his network of arts and cultural relationships across the island.  Your days will be filled with visits to artist studios, galleries, museums and installations created for the 2019 Biennial.  Read More

MAY 1 – 7, 2019

SEEING & RETAINING” – A WORKSHOP FOR PAINTERS
MASTER ARTIST:  BRUCE CHANDLER
COST: $3,150 ($3,000, if $500 deposit received by February 15th)
This workshop will emphasize painting in plein air – and backing up those paintings with photographic images. Use of a camera will enable painters to take home many, many more images.  Work will also be done in sketchbooks, with visual noting to enable participants to complete and make studio paintings that will retain a freshness that the camera can not always portray.  Participants will have an opportunity to paint every day.  Read More

MAY 3 – 8, 2019

“THROUGH THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S LENS”
MASTER ARTIST: REGGIE JACKSON
COST: $3,150 ($3,000, if $500 deposit received by February 15th)
This is a photographic tour for photographers who have a working knowledge of their camera(s). The goal of the tour is to provide participants with photographic opportunities in great locations, at the right time, with the best light. Minimal instruction will be available.  
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