The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts



AN EXPLORATION OF ART IN SOUTH AFRICA

FULL PACKAGE $4200 // INCLUDES RT FLIGHT FROM NYC

NOVEMBER 11 - 21, 2016

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SIP. ENGAGE. CELEBRATE.

Wake up in sunny Durban for one of its biggest events of the year…The ESSENCE music festival as it makes its debut on the African continent. Before jumping into the festivities, enjoy a brunch at artSPACE Durban with invited artists to learn about the importance of the art produced in historic KwaZulu Natal.

City: Durban

Hotel: The Oyster Box

Meals Included: Breakfast

JUMP. SEE. DANCE.

Wake up to experience the thrill of the lifetime as you bunjee from Moses Mobhida Stadium. Visit the Morning Trade and enjoy a traditional, artisanal craft workshop with makers from the African Arts Center. Visit their museum and store to purchase work produced by nearly 400 artists residing in Kwazulu Natal. After a brief rest at your hotel proceed histoic Umlazi Township for a Braai at Max Lifestyle then head to the Essence Festival to enjoy the biggest day of festivities.

City: Durban

Hotel: The Oyster Box

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

SEE. SAIL. DEPART.

Wake-up and enjoy the beach views at the Oyster Box alongside the morning gourmet breakfast spread complete with oysters and unlimited champagne. Head out  to Phezulu Park for traditional Zulu dancing and a deeper understanding of the land of 1,000 hills. Return to Durban and enjoy a gallery tour exploring traditional and contemporary galleries. Enjoy an early seaside dinner with some of Durban’s business elite before heading to catch the final acts of the Essence Festival.

City: Durban

Hotel: The Oyster Box

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

FLY. WANDER. DO

Check-in to your hotel and be prepared to experience one of the greatest views in the world. Shortly after you get settled head up the cable car to the top of Table Mountain, the best welcome to Cape Town you can get. Enjoy fresh farm snacks and wine while you take in the view. After Table Mountain you will be treated to one of Cape Town’s most famous culinary experiences. After lunch take in the Woodstock design district in a gallery walk and enjoy intimate visits to the studios of local galleries. Following this tour, enjoy a sunset photography walk in Cape Town’s Bo-Kaap neighborhood and enjoy a cocktail hour with Cape Town’s burgeoning and established creative collectives.

City: Cape Town

Hotel: 15 on Orange

Meals Included: Breakfast

RELAX. FLY. EXPLORE.

Spend your early morning hours by the pool and then prepare for a bucket list experience paragliding from Lion’s Head. Choose between a bike tour of the Sea Point neighborhood or a visit to historic Robben Island. Prepare for another gallery tour capped off with Sundowners on Lion’s head and an artist’s talk. In the evening explore Cape Town’s craft brew scene and dance the night away at Asoka on Kloof St.

City: Cape Town

Hotel: 15 on Orange

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

EXPLORE. COOK. DRINK.

Check out of the hotel and head to the winelands for a few one of a kind vineyard experiences. Explore the collections of some of Stellenbosch’s vineyards whose owners have also become gallerists in their own right. End the day in Langa Township and share stories with local artists before departing on a late night flight to Johannesburg.

City: Cape Town

Hotel: 15 on Orange

Meals Included: Breakfast

DRIVE. SUP. WAVE.

Prepare for a day long journey along the Cape complete with stops at Hermanus, Muizenberg Beach, and Cape Point. Wave hello to the Penguins at Simon’s Town and sip champagne throughout your journey.

City: Western Cape

Hotel: Private

Meals Included: Breakfast

SIP. TASTE. INDULGE.

Head out to Stellenbosch to enjoy a day in the exploring the vineyards. Eat farm to table cuisine, sip South Africa’s critically acclaimed wine, and enjoy the beauty of the winelands from the comforts of your chalet. Return to Capetown for a pop-up dinner by Spasie.

City: StellenboschCape Town, Johannesburg

Hotel: Private

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

RETURN. CONNECT. TASTE.

Enjoy breakfast by the pool and prepare to explore the city via InstaBikeRides. Enjoy lunch at Tasha’s in Melrose before heading to day one of the Black Portraitures Conference. End the evening with cocktails and an artist talk and explore Market on Main in Maboneng Precinct.

City: Johannesburg

Hotel: Radisson Blu Sandton

Meals Included: Breakfast

STROLL. VIBE. EXPERIENCE.

Experience Black Portraitures Day 2 and finish the evening with some related events by visiting artists.

City: Johannesburg

Hotel: Radisson Blu Sandton

Meals Included: Breakfast

EXPLORE. EAT. SEE.

Enjoy a breakfast with a local artist collective in a secret location. Then head to the Fourways Farmers Market. Spend the evening doing studio visits and drop by Workshop Newtown before partying the night away in Johannesburg. As an alternate experience get a dose of Kruger National Park for a one day safari experience.

City: Johannesburg

Hotel: Radisson Blu Sandton

Meals Included: Breakfast

EXPLORE. EAT. SEE.

Spend the day in historic Soweto learning the history of Apartheid then experience “new soweto” of Vilakazi street before heading to the airport for your NYC flight.

Includes:

  • RT Airfare from NYC to Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Transfer from Durban to Cape Town
  • Transfer from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  • Transfer from Johannesburg to Durban
  • Black Portraiture Entry
  • VIP Opening Admission to Black Portraiture
  • Essence Festival South Africa Entry
  • Essence Festival Special Event (2)
  • Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting
  • Full Day Cape Tour (Simon’s Town, Cape Point, etc)
  • Private Gallery + Artist Studio Experiences
  • Ground Transportation
  • Breakfast Daily
  • 5 professional photographs
  • Entry fees for excursions and experiences
  • 4 – 5 Star Double Occupancy Accommodations
  • 1 VIP Dinner Per City

HOW TO BOOK

A 25% deposit is required to secure your place on this MOCADA travel experience, co-curated by Tastemakers Africa. This deposit is fully refundable up to 90 days prior to departure. Subsequent trip payments are due on the 10th of each month, with the option to pay the full balance at anytime.

Final trip payment is due on November 10, 2016. For questions email hello@tastemakersafrica.com.

Deposit Amount:

South Africa with MOCADA $840 USD

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