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Havana – Miami Itinerary

Day 1, Miami – Havana

Flight check in at Miami International Airport.

Arrive to José Martí International Airport. Transfer and check in at Meliá Cohiba Hotel. This hotel is one of the most modern and efficient facilities in the historic El Vedado neighborhood including pool, spa, business center, and boutique shops.

Free afternoon for accommodation and lunch. Our tour leaders and travel guides will provide you the best recommendations for entertainment and dining in Havana. Also for studio visits, that could change in depends of your interests.

Welcome Dinner at La Guarida Restaurant, emblematic private restaurant where food and Cuban culture come together in harmony.

Day 2, Havana

Breakfast at Hotel included

In the morning our program will starts with a Tour of the National Museum of Fine Arts, Cuban Art Building, given by Oncuba Travel guide who is graduated of Art History. The Museum artistic heritage, made up of over 45,000 pieces, is considered one of the most important in Latin America and the Caribbean. It has the largest collection of Cuban art, from the 16th century to the present day. Through art you could also understand the history of the island.

Lunch at Tatagua Restaurant, located in the heart of Old Havana

Then we will have a Walking Tour of Old Havana with Oncuba Travel guide who is graduated of Art History.

Visit galleries at La Mina to see the work of Roberto Fabelo, Ernesto Rancaño, Zaida del Rio, Angel Ramírez, Pedro Pablo Oliva, Carlos Guzmán. Visit to René Portocarrero Silk-Screen Workshop and to The Cuban Center for Visual Arts Development.

Dinner at El Cocinero restaurant.

Night at Fábrica de Arte Cubano, a multifunctional space with galleries, movie and viewing rooms, concert halls, bars and a clientele that represents a cross section of Cuban society.

Day 3, Havana

Breakfast at Hotel included

In the morning we will to visit Cojímar Village and there we will to Visit Cuban artists’ studios: Cirenaica Moreira / José Villa / Nelson Dominguez

Lunch at Casa Grande restaurant.

Then we will to Visit Cuban artist’s studios from Lidzie Alvisa / Donis Llago / René Francisco / Aimee García / Carlos Montes de Oca

Afterwards we will to Visit Kcho Studio Romerillo, a cultural core nonprofit whose purpose is experimentation, development, dissemination of the arts.

Today we continue our visit at Roberto Diago’s Studio

Dinner party at Home Studio, house and workshop of Kelvin López.

Landscape as a genre, and its intrinsic social commentaries, have been a constant concern that defines Kelvin López’s work. The methodology and the means used become the central axis of his proposal.

Day 4, Havana

Breakfast at Hotel included

Today we will start our journey with a tour around Vedado neighborhood, by Oncuba Travel guide who is graduated of Art History. ( included Vedado, Afro-Caribbean culture and religion in Regla and Centro Habana tour.

Visit to Cuban artists`studios: Mabel Poblet / Alfredo Sarabia / Jorge Rodríguez, R10

Lunch at Atelier Restaurant

Visit to Cuban artist`studios: Humberto Díaz / Ibrahim Miranda / Jorge Otero / Luis E. Camejo
We will enjoy a Cocktail and dinner at Esterio Segura’s workshop and studio. Segura is one of the most prominent artists of the 1990s generation. He has recently exhibited in MOLAA, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California. He is currently developing in his studio a residency program for mid-career artists.

Day 5, Havana
Breakfast at Hotel included

Lecture by Hamlet Fernández about Cuban emerging art, OnCuba Offices, Havana

Visit to studios: Kamilo Morales / Gabriela Reyna López / Pablo Rosendo

Lunch at Rio MAr Restaurant

Visit to collective studios: Stainless / Estudio 331 / 7ma y 60, where you can find the work of the most recent National Visual Arts Award, José M. Fors, in the same place with very young artists

Dinner and presentation in the house of Michel Mirabal, Cuban visual artist. Excellent host, Mirabal welcomes us in his studio to live a unique experience that uniquely combines the pleasures of artistic and culinary appreciation.

Day 6, Havana – Miami

Breakfast at Hotel included

Check out of the Melia Cohiba Hotel

Transfer to José Martí International Airport and flight to Miami.

Arrive in Miami. Clear customs and connect with flights home

End of the official program