Don’t miss this opportunity to travel to this dynamic city, tour world-class museums, walk through neighborhoods brimming with history and find inspiration in the colors and surroundings that touched the life and work of Frida and Diego.  Travel with confidence knowing that your itinerary has been planned by a professional and every arrangement has been made to assure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience.  By embarking on this adventure, not only will you be traveling to the heart of Mexican art, history and culture, you will also be supporting the Tucson Botanical Gardens in a significant and meaningful way.

CRIZMAClogoWith Tucson Botanical Gardens and CRIZMAC, Art & Cultural Education and Travel

Mexico City, Mexico

Aug. 15 to 20, 2017

6 Days, 7 Museums, 8 Meals

$1750, per person, based on double occupancy


Mexico City is a vibrant and diverse metropolis, with ancient roots and a rich and modern cultural life. Join Educator and travel guide Stevie Mack and Photographer Dan Chavez for a fabulous excursion to the city that served as a backdrop for a 20th century revolution and the spectacular cultural renaissance that followed. In the early 1900s government funding and private patrons fostered the arts, developing a climate wherein artists Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and others created their most important works. You are invited to join this tour to experience the places that nurtured Kahlo’s and Rivera’s creativity and to learn more about the indelible mark they left on their city and the modern world.

For more information or to make your reservation contact Stevie Mack: 520 323-8555 or

To download a printable flyer with trip details, itinerary and pricing, click here!

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All photos by Dan Chavez.

Meet your Guides:

Stevie Mack

Stevie CroppedStevie Mack is the founder and owner of CRIZMAC Art & Cultural Education and Travel. She holds a Master’s degree in Art Education from the University of Arizona and taught art in the public schools for 13 years. In 1985, she founded CRIZMAC to publish and distribute quality art education resources for teachers. In 1989, she was selected as the Outstanding Art Educator in Arizona. The National Art Education Association recognized her accomplishments with the Distinquished Service Award in 1998. She has published widely, and produced numerous New York Film Festival award-winning video programs.


Dan Chavez

dan-chavezDan Chavez is a local freelance photographer and photojournalist whose passion for photography began when he first used his Father’s 35 mm camera as a teenager. Having traveled extensively exploring and researching locations in Europe, the Middle East, South America, Cuba and Colonial Mexico, his inspiration and subject matter is drawn from an interest in history and art as well as a fascination with the architecture and culture. “Individuals can look at the same subject matter, yet each person’s experience is unique and their own. Through my camera lens, my images and articles will allow individuals to experience the beauty of other places and other times.”