Cultural activities are included in your study abroad program price!
Cultural activities can include cooking classes, dance classes, museum visits & cultural tours of the area. The cultural activities for your program are confirmed in the program calendar that you receive 4 weeks prior to start date.
Below is a list of possible cultural activities for the program:
Visit Oaxaca’s most beautiful church!
The Teatro Alcalá was built during the reign of Porfirio Díaz.
Experience the traditional cooking of Oaxaca and learn to make the world famous local dishes.
Welcome Tour & Program Orientation
Oaxaca’s diverse population makes it a place of natural practices, ancient beliefs and alternative activities.
An opportunity to say goodbye to Oaxaca!
Guelaguetza comes from the Zapotec word meaning “offering”.
Take part in dance classes for salsa, meringue, and cumbia with local instructors to learn local rhythms.
Oaxaca has a great variety of movie nights throughout the week as well as a Film Fest and the itinerant documentary festival Ambulante.
Visit cobbled stoned Xochimilco to try tasty dishes at the market and learn more about textiles.
San Agustin Etla is a beautiful village filled with art outside of Oaxaca City.
Make the perfect gift for family and friends!
Get Mexican creative with skulls and saints!
Bikes take over the streets of Oaxaca with music blaring and bells ringing!
"El Día de los Muertos" is considered Mexico's most characteristic and unique celebrations.
Oaxaca City is a Mecca for Mexican and International artists.
Oaxaca has many wonderful museums to visit.
Alebrijes are a truly unique Mexican craft carved from the local Copalillo tree.
Oaxaca has a rich history of mixing art and struggle and it can be seen in full color on the walls of Oaxaca.