Mexico City Design with Architectural Digest: Fall 2020

Mexico’s colorful metropolis has shot to the top of every design lover’s list, with one of the highest concentrations of museums and galleries in the world, an innovative, international food scene, and a profusion of high-design shops and hotels. You can experience the best of this incredible city with behind-the-scenes access to top collections, sites and artists’ studios, as well as exclusive invitations to receptions in private homes featured in the pages of AD—all in the company of Keith Pollock, the Executive Director of Digital at AD, and Indagare’s Senior Director of Membership, Elise Bronzo.

A spot on this trip may be secured with a non-refundable deposit of $3,500, per person, with the remaining balance to be paid in full by June 1, 2020.

What to Expect

  • Enjoy curator- and artist-led visits of top contemporary art galleries, museums and studios in Mexico City, with opportunities for guided shopping in design neighborhoods like Polanco.
  • Gain after-hours access to the National Anthropology Museum, a staggering collection of precolonial artifacts and a significant cultural center.
  • Explore the most interesting and iconic homes designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Luis Barragán, including viewings of spaces that are closed to the public with an expert guide.
  • Dive into the world of Mexico’s most talented artist couple, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, with private tours of their former home and studio.
  • Meet Mexico City’s top designers and insiders through private apartment and studio visits and meals at top tables, all featured in the pages of AD.
  • Enjoy five nights’ accommodations at the buzzy Four Seasons Mexico City, one of the region’s most luxurious hotels.
  • Discover the beauty of Mexico’s most charming colonial towns, including San Miguel de Allende, Puebla and Oaxaca, with a customized, Indagare-planned trip extension.
  • When
    September 29 - October 4, 2020
  • Length
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Type of Traveler
    Art Lovers , Foodies , Style Mavens , Intellectuals

This Journey's Host

Keith Pollock joined AD as executive director of digital in 2016, overseeing all editorial content, social media, and video for the brand. That includes its digital verticals AD PRO, a membership service featuring design-industry coverage and breaking news, and Clever, which offers design advice for real life. Prior to AD, Pollock was the editor in chief of Interview magazine, and the founding editor of Dujour magazine. A lifelong traveler, he has spent significant time visiting in Mexico and is eager to return.

Elise Bronzo is Indagare’s Senior Director of Membership and an experienced Insider Journeys host. During her tenure at Indagare, she has collaborated with various institutions to provide exclusive access and special experiences for Indagare members and scouted around the world; recent adventures have brought her to such locales as Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, India, Botswana and, of course, Mexico!

Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

Trip Details

In preparation for the journey, members will also receive a comprehensive departure package that includes an itinerary, packing list, accommodations overview and other important information.

  • When
    September 29 - October 4, 2020
  • Length
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Group Size
    Up to 24 travelers
  • Host
    AD's Ketih Pollock and Indagare's Elise Bronzo
  • From


  • Accommodations at the Four Seasons Mexico City (five nights) in a Deluxe Room. Indagare can arrange higher category accommodation upgrades, subject to availability.
  • All meals as indicated in the itinerary (including welcome and farewell dinners in private homes).
  • All guided touring, activities and admissions included in the itinerary.
  • Group airport arrival and departure transfers, as well as group transfers throughout Mexico City to all activities, in small luxury vehicles.
  • Expert guides, as indicated in the itinerary, including your hosts, AD’s Keith Pollock and Indagare’s Elise Bronzo.
  • The services of Indagare’s expert travel team to plan all trip details, international flights and trip extensions (costs not included) to Oaxaca, Puebla, LA and beyond.


  • Air transportation to and from Mexico
  • Airport transfers outside of scheduled arrivals and departures
  • Meals not specified and alcoholic beverages other than those included in the meals
  • Optional activities and personal items and expenses
  • All gratuities
  • Trip insurance (highly recommended—please let us know if you would like to see quotes)
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control (change in flights, cancellations, political disturbances, natural phenomena)
Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

What To Read

Indagare has selected articles from our website and magazine to prepare you for your journey. Peruse inspiring slideshows, insider tips, reading lists and more.

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