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Vivi Magoo Gatherings 5 pm until 7 pm Nightly Vivi Magoo Terrace no-host bar We know you’ll be pooped at the end of the day. Honestly – we are too! We all deserve a bit of R-&-R! Don’t you want a chance to put your feet up and schmooze with your Vivi Magoo sisters-and-brothers-in-crime! There will be lots to do … Read More

Shopping with friends….It just doesn’t get any better than that!

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Wondering where to shop in Tucson? Wondering where all the gemstones are? Wondering how best to navigate Tucson gem shows? We have the answers and we’re here to share with you! : – : – : – : If you want a concise online guide for many of the shows in Tucson, this is the one we recommend. Tucson Gem … Read More

Fond memories of The Desert 2020 and looking forward with excitement

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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

Easter Week


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Art Retreat by the Beach – Registration opening soon!

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Hi! Just checking in to let you know we are in the final stages of uploading class descriptions and photos for our 2016 return to the beach in sunny California. We’ll be in Irvine from Thursday, June 9th through Tuesday, June 14th at the Hilton John Wayne/Orange County. We plan to open registration by the end of December (sooner if … Read More