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Instituto Allende

Ancha de San Antonio, 22 | San Miguel de Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 103 3109
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Beautiful architecture, great classes

We felt we finally arrived at the SMA we had heard so much about: artistic, community feel, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shanti T
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Brooklyn, New York
Joy and great art ideas

Everyone if they have time must take a class at the institute It's a wonderful experience . They... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
elizabethdonovan
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Seattle, Washington
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This famous school offers arts, writing and language classes.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Ancha de San Antonio, 22 | San Miguel de Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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+52 415 103 3109
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We felt we finally arrived at the SMA we had heard so much about: artistic, community feel, and rich with history. We didn't know about the Spanish classes there, and enrolled for a week (it was the time we had left). It was well worth...More

Thank Shanti T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Everyone if they have time must take a class at the institute It's a wonderful experience . They have a good variety of good classes where you meet new friends and get new ideas .

Thank elizabethdonovan
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This place needs some upkeep, and more variety of offerings, if it is to recapture its once prominent role as a cultural mecca.

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We found this a bit hap-hazardly as people weren't sure on the days a market was being held. But Easter Sunday was a surprise. There were a wide selection of artisans and sellers dispaying a wide variety of items. Jewlery, rugs, art, fossils, pottery, etc....More

Thank mataharikozah
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I took a three day basketweaving class at the end of my stay in San Miguel. I knew nothing about making baskets prior to this class; by the end I was able to make different shape baskets and learned how to crochet onto a basket....More

Thank Julia R
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I went there for lunch at the cafe, but there were lovely galleries. Also in the atrium they were setting up for a wedding with thousands of flowers.

Thank CarinaJean
Reviewed 20 March 2017

There is a little shop -yam gallery- with beautiful jewelry. The cafe in the courtyard is quiet, reasonably priced and excellently!

Thank Kathleengo443
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is the collective started to create an art community in sma. Great jewelry store and paintings. Historical must see and to hear the story of how it all began

Thank Sandy O
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

To understand the contemporary history of San Miguel you should understand the importance of this institute and the role of the American GI. San Miguel is a wonderful and beautiful city and may well have become what it is today without Sterling Dickerson but that...More

1  Thank SaguaroJoe
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This art school is world famous; students can earn a BA from it. There are some impressive murals, a bookstore and a rally nice little cafe which welcomes visitors as well as students.

1  Thank Ann G
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442jca
27 March 2015|
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Response from marcramonhernandez |
Hi! You can send us an email to recruitment@instituto-allende.edu.mx and we will get back to you with information about the suitable courses. You can indeed take courses for two weeks. Looking forward to your email. Best... More
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