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Focus on the Masters Benefit Travel Experience
Oaxaca: Art & Culture
February & March 9 through 17, 2018
Experience Zapotec arts and culture hosted by
Porfirio Gutierrez & family
Focus on the Masters is planning a fundraising trip to Oaxaca!  This program has been personally design by FOTM Documented Artist Porfirio Gutierrez and includes an impressive variety of the art and cultural treasures that Oaxaca has to offer including a trip to Porfirio's village.
To view our itinerary and flight information, click HERE.ancient site of Mitla 

The travel dates are as follows:
ebruary 9 - February 17, 2018
with FOTM Staff Donna Granata
March 9 - March 17, 2018
with FOTM Staff Aimee French
Limited to 12 people

The cost for this exclusive travel opportunity is $1975 per person, double occupancy (Does not include flight -- but we have arranged for a discount rate. Click HERE for more info). A non-refundable deposit of $300 is required to hold your seat. Full payment is due February 1 for the March trip.  A single supplement of $300 charged for anyone requesting a private (one-person) room. Trip price includes 8 nights' hotel accommodation in Oaxaca City, meals as noted in the proposed itinerary, ground transportation with driver in private van, interpreting, workshops and daily programs. It is exclusive of airfare, tips, personal expenses and any alcohol purchases. We will be happy to help those who wish to extend their stay beyond the week's itinerary. All guests will receive a printed list of places to explore in the city, from art galleries to shops and of course, great places to eat and people-watch! To extend your stay or for specific questions please contact Leslie Mehren at 415.385.0007 or email her at
reflection pool Ethnobotanical gardensReservations will be held first come first serve. If you are interested either fill out form below with your deposit or all 805.653.2501.  Deposits can be made by phone.

Each trip is limited to 12 people.
Mark your calendar for our
Oaxaca: Art & Culture Preview, Wednesday, January 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. hosted by Paula Spellman, 205 Pirie Rd. #64, Ojai. This is an opportunity to meet your fellow travelers, talk with Porfirio Gutierrez and preview the wonderful experiences we have in store for you.  Light refreshments will be served and will try to have a mescal tasting too!
RSVP to or call 805.653.2501.
For more information about Porfirio Gutierrez visit:
We are looking forward to sharing this amazing experience with you!
On behalf of all of us at Focus on the Masters, thank you 
for your generous support!