How’s your summer going? Here’s what Vivi Magoo has been up to….

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Hi! We’re dropping by to say summer hello and to share with you a few things we think you’ll be interested in. Art Retreat by the Beach – a Vivi Magoo LTD event We had a wonderful time in Coronado, CA last month! You can find out more about  From Mild to Wild by clicking on this link. Art Retreat on … Read More

Charm Swap – 2017

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Cathy Norton hosted our Charm Swap once again for us and did a remarkable job – setting the theme, communicating with our students, collecting the beautiful charms and distributing them to the participants. You can view her video by clicking on the video below. It’s pretty awesome! Thanks, Cathy, for always being there for us! We’re so glad you’re a … Read More

Daily Schedule of Events

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You can view the daily schedules for our Desert retreat here. Print them out, and bring them with you. We will have copies posted each day in the Vivi Magoo Registration/Lounge if you forget.   00.Sunday, January 29th 01.Monday, January 30 02.Tuesday January 31 03.Wednesday, February 1 04.Thursday, February 2nd 05.Friday February 4 06.Saturday February 4

Grateful HeARTS 2017

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Grateful HeARTS begins today! We’re teaming up with the Hilton Tucson-East hotel to offer free classes to men and women who are retired military personnel. Thanks to Robert Dancik, Chris Nelson and Lyle Rayfield for generously donating their time and talents to teach at this awesome and worthwhile venture. Thanks to the hotel for providing the classrooms and delicious lunch … Read More

Reminder: Print your Course Schedule!

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Don’t forget to log in at Vivi Magoo and print out a copy of your classes before leaving for Tucson so you have an up-to-date schedule. If you have any questions or need assistance, Erin will be glad to help you out! Erin@ViviMagoo.com  

Need…Want….Such a Fine Line

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There are literally thousands of vendors who descend upon Tucson each winter, selling their beads, gemstones and anything jewelry-related. Each year we have helped students and instructors find their ways to the best shows in Tucson. We are going to continue our tradition and serve as concierge this year to help you find the best-suited vendors for you and your specific … Read More

Vivi Magoo Marketplace POP-UP SHOPS

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We’ve expanded Vivi Magoo Marketplace to include more vendors and additional days of shopping for you! On Tuesday, Carol Migray and The Cottage Garden from Glendale, Arizona will be selling her clothes and accessories from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm. If you had joined us last year at our retreat, you’ll remember that she had fabulous things for sale at … Read More

Classroom Maps

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You can view the daily maps for our Desert retreat here. Print them out, and bring them with you. We will have copies posted each day in the Vivi Magoo Registration/Lounge if you forget. 01. Monday 02. Tuesday 03. Wednesday 04. Thursday 05. Friday 06.Saturday    

Shipping supplies and tools to the hotel

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You can ship your supplies ahead of time to the retreat!

QUESTION I’m looking for suggestions on shipping my tools and supplies to the hotel? What carrier have you used? Send “in care of anyone”? Any tips would be appreciated! V.D. REPLY We’ve arranged with the hotel to accept boxes on behalf of our students and instructors who are Hilton registered guests. Just try to coordinate timing so your boxes arrive just a … Read More

Who are we?

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Vivi Magoo is a family run business. We are a close-knit family who enjoy each other’s company and love spending time with our Vivi Magoo friends, sharing creativity and being inspired. In our fifth year of business, we continue to have fun planning and hosting our events each year! Barb is the visionary – always looking for new venues, artist-instructors to teach and … Read More