Metals Week Hotel Recommendations

Barb Solem2022, Metals Week

Thanks for your patience while I researched hotel possibilities. I traveled around and have identified several options – all of which are affordable at single or double occupancy. If you are driving, all of them will be within a twenty-minute drive of the jewelry studio and they are also found in close proximity to our Phoenix metropolitan light rail, allowing … Read More

Metals Week 2022

Barb Solem2022, Metals Week, Registration, schedule of events, Vivi Magoo Presents Art Retreats and Other Inspirations

Greetings from Vivi Magooland We have an exciting new fall workshop to share with you! METALS WEEK 2022 FEATURING STUDIO LUNA VERDE (aka Ace McCasland) two sessions SEPTEMBER 22nd thru SEPTEMBER 26th and SEPTEMBER 28TH thru OCTOBER 2ND and NICOLE RINGGOLD “From the Desert” one session SEPTEMBER 22nd thru SEPTEMBER 26th ______________________________________ 9:00 am until 4:00 pm daily PHOENIX, ARIZONA … Read More

Metals Week 2022

Barb Solem2022, Metals Week, Registration, schedule of events, Vivi Magoo Presents Art Retreats and Other Inspirations

Greetings from Vivi Magooland! We hope you are enjoying beautiful spring days filled with warmth and sunshine! The Arizona desert is alive with color, and wildlife is waking up from their winter slumber – what a glorious time to live be living in the desert southwest! _____ We have an exciting new workshop to share with you! _____ METALS WEEK … Read More

Fond memories of The Desert 2022 and looking forward with excitement

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Thank you so much! THE DESERT 2022 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. After taking a year off due to Covid, we were anxious to return, but a little hesitant as well. What … Read More

Class Supplies

Barb Solem2020, Metals Week, supplies lists

I’m coming to Danny’s EPIC ADVENTURES – 2020 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. Scroll down the page to find the supplies lists. Still can’t find … Read More

Pre-Order your supplies for Metals Week!

Barb SolemMetals Week, supplies lists

Many of our students have asked us to help streamline the process of gathering supplies for classes, and we have come up with a way we think will work for you. No need to pack all of the things you’ll need in your suitcase and worry about them getting lost in transit. Mario and his crew will take care of … Read More

Daily Schedule – Metals Week

Barb Solem2020, Metals Week

DAILY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS We have created a fun-filled schedule of events for you, our favorite Metals Week students! ——————– Tuesday, September 15, 2020 *Note – if you are a registered guest of Drury Inn, Breakfast and Afternoon KickBacks are included with the price of your room. If you are not registered, and would like to purchase them, check with … Read More

How do I get to the hotel?

Barb Solem2020, driving directions, Metals Week

How do I get to Danny’s EPIC ADVENTURES – Part Two?

FLYING If you’re flying into the Valley of the Sun, you can pick up an Uber or Lyft at the airport, and they will get you safely to the Drury Inn and Suites Phoenix-Chandler 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 … Read More

Pack your portable light for class

Barb Solem2020, Metals Week

Our venue is beautiful but not always light enough to see the fine details of our projects. Please remember to bring lighting and an extension cord. Or, better yet, bring a battery-operated light. No cords to trip over! Here are some suggestions – We receive no compensation for our recommendations – We simply offer them as jumpstarts to your search. … Read More