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

Daily Schedule of Events

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Here are Daily Schedules of Events. Each day is listed separately, so you can specifically review the days you have classes. You may want to print out a copy for the days you’re in class so you can have it for handy reference. We will also have copies in the Vivi Magoo Registration Lounge. Monday, February 3rd Tuesday, February 4th … Read More


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Are you ready to head out to the gem shows next week? If you’re ready, we’re ready to give you some helpful pointers. Have you been practicing your restraint methods? We can’t guarantee we’ll be of any help in the restraint department, but we will head you in the right direction, and the rest is up to you. This is … Read More

Adding Classes

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Would you like to add a class to your schedule? It’s not too late! Although many of our classes are sold out, there are still awesome classes with a few seats left in each of them. It’s too late to switch classes, but it’s never too late to add them! And, it’s cheaper than going shopping! See how we’re always … Read More

What’s new in ViviMagooland?

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Metals Week

ΞHappy New Year! AS 2019 COMES TO A CLOSE, ERIN AND I LOOK BACK WITH FONDNESS ON MEMORIES MADE AND FRIENDSHIPS SHARED OVER THE YEAR. >December 2019 newsletter VIVI MAGOO 2020 CALENDAR The Desert Individual Classes Multiple Instructors Menu-Based (choose as many or as few classes as you like) Tucson, Arizona February 3 – 8 Rebel Heartistry Vivi Magoo LTD event Jessica … Read More

An EPIC Schedule of Events

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Student Supplies List? Want to ship things ahead to our venue?

DAILY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS We have created a fun-filled schedule of events for you, our Adventurers! ——————– Breakfast beginning each morning at 7:00 am Belgian Waffles Scrambled Eggs Sausage Fresh Fruit Oatmeal Cold Cereals Biscuits and Gravy Juice Coffee, tea ——————– Morning Session 9:00 am until noon Vivi Magoo Classroom Pick out your spot on the first day, and leave … Read More

How do I get to the hotel?

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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