Explore Amazing Places

Explore Amazing Places

We Know Latin America

Come Explore With Us


Explore is dedicated to providing stimulating and educational art workshops and amazing travel experiences to the most beautiful and exotic countries in the Americas: Guatemala, Panama, Cuba, Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands. The diversity of natural and cultural richness, and the kaleidoscope of color and adventure … these venues are waiting for you.

Please allow us to present:

  • An amazing, creative expanding experience for the artist/traveler away from our every-day existence, through workshops conducted by their peers and professionals in a “natural” studio.

  • Cultural Tours with Americans who live in, and know these countries.

  • Workshop opportunities for instructors, teachers, and professionals to lead groups and instruct in these countries; to teach, learn, inspire, and collect materials and visual images for future works.

Upcoming Tours


Rockport Anglers & Shoppers

Location: Guatemala
Dates: April 7th - 15th, 2019


Paint Guatemala with Karen Vernon

Location: Guatemala
Dates: June 3rd - 12th, 2019

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Rockport Center for the Arts Explores Guatemala

Location: Guatemala
Dates: Sept 12th - 21st,2019


Paint Guatemala with Kathie George

Location: Guatemala
Dates: June 10th - 19th, 2020

We were lead into a wonder of sights and experiences that left us all reeling. Please keep me on you ‘wander list’. I am a true fan of yours.
— Lynn, Bob Burridge Art Workshop/Tour
I want to thank you for a magical and truly wonderful art tour. It was an incredible experience and I am looking forward to joining you on another tour.
— Wyn, Bob Burridge Art Workshop/Tour
The experience of sketching in the marketplace with the local ladies was eye-opening and exciting. Our accommodations were excellent, the food was very good, the landscape exotic.
— Linda, Jan Ledbetter Workshop/Tour
Thank you for making our trip to Guatemala everything, and ‘more’ than we could ever expect. This was definitely the best vacation/adventure I have ever taken. Loved all the surprises and camaraderie!
— Lynn, Bob Burridge Art Workshop/Tour