We’re on the launchpad. T-minus 27 days. We’re excited! We’re going to begin emailing you with updates and information that we hope will be beneficial to you. Our experience is that students become a bit anxious about what to expect when they arrive at an event such as ours, and our goal is to take the worry and stress out … Read More
YOUR PHYSICAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING ARE OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE TO US
And next to that, we know your emotional and mental health are very important, and that is why we are so excited to be able to offer The Desert – 2022 to our Vivi Magoo family next month. YOUR SAFETY AND HEALTH ARE OUR TOP PRIORITY To set your mind at ease, we want you to know we have been … Read More
How do I get to the hotel?
FLYING If you’re flying into Tucson, you can pick up an Uber or Lyft at the airport, and they will get you safely to the Westin La Paloma in no time. It’s as simple as downloading an app, and you’ll be set up to request a ride in minutes. We use them all the time, and they are safe, less … Read More
Fond memories of The Desert 2020 and looking forward with excitement
Thank you so much! THE DESERT 2020 We hope you enjoyed yourself in Tucson – growing as an artist – deepening friendships with your art sisters and brothers – and learning a thing or two about yourself along the way. This was our largest and best retreat to date – four hundred students, twenty-two instructors, eleven classrooms and six days … Read More
What can I expect? Rain? Sunshine? Heat? Cold?
Tucson weather ranges from daily highs of 70(ish) to overnight lows of 45 degrees. The extended forecast during our retreat looks beautiful! Picture Perfect! Here’s what Accu-Weather says about Tucson’s weather during our stay – It’s Chamber of Commerce perfect! Our classrooms are generally well-controlled, but that’s not to say it may appear a bit warm or somewhat chilly to … Read More
Vivi Magoo Marketplace
Join us for this fun-filled day of shopping! click <here> to view the invitation We are still adding vendors to our marketplace We know what you like, and we aim to please! Interested in becoming a vendor? Email Barb for more information and pricing. Looking forward to seeing you at Vivi Magoo Marketplace! 0 Comments Please login to comment
Our classes are almost sold out!
We’ve had a tremendous response to our retreat this year! Thanks for your support of Vivi Magoo! It tickles us that you love Vivi Magoo so much! Were you poised at your computer last summer when we opened registration? It was a flurry of activity that day, with most classes filling quickly. There are still seats open in a variety … Read More
TSA makes me nervous
Are You Worried About TSA or the hassle of checking your tools on the plane? TSA is usually pretty good about letting all of your items pass through their inspection if you have them packed in your checked luggage. If you’re worried about checking your beloved tools and torches on the airplane, maybe we can ease your mind a bit. … Read More
Are you hungry?
The Westin La Paloma has several restaurants on their property, sure to please your palette. LUNCHTIME We asked La Paloma if they could provide us with an affordable and speedy way to serve 150 starving students and instructors in 1-1/2 hours, and they said sure thing! La Paloma will have staff serving us as we progress through the line where … Read More
I’m coming to The Desert and need a supply list that includes to what to bring. Thanks for your help. I’m really excited! Hi – so good to hear from you! Class supplies lists are located on the website – part of each class description. Click on the class for which you are registered, and scroll down to find the … Read More