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Design your own Tarot Card with Andres Leyton

From: 1350 MXN
This is a two day workshop April 11 & 12, 2022 11:00am-1:30pm - Registering for April 11 will automatically register you for April 12 In the 2 day (2 1/2 hours each day)  informative & enlightening workshop, Andres Leyton will teach you all about the beautiful magic art of Tarot. You'll learn the meanings of tarot &  how they might relate to your life.   On day two you will design and create your own card.
"The tarot is a journey of self-knowledge...we will travel with the archetypes of the tarot to discover their secrets"
All materials for your card are included in the workshop price All classes/workshops are held at the ART VallARTa ART Center - Pilitas 213 - Zone Romantica    

Connect with Mexico – Season Pass 2022

2100 MXN
Enjoy the entire season of Connect with Mexico - Once purchased you will be enrolled for the entire season! For schedule and information - please click here     

Connect with Mexico – Mexico explained, in plain English.

From: 350 MXN
Season pass available here
We will once again meet to discuss this beautiful and challenging country. Come to discover the marvels, mysteries, customs, and politics of Mexicans… learn what makes them tick and you'll be ready to talk to them and learn more about your adopted country.
​It all starts on 11 January 2022, check our list of topics below and be ready to attend the in-depth, friendly conversation we've created just for you.

If you would like more details about Connect with Mexico's host, background and design, please visit www.connectwithmexico.com

Holiday Ornaments with Dale Johnson

From: 675 MXN
Join us on December 8, 2021 from 10:00am-1:00pm and create A Handcrafted Christmas Ornament , this ornament when given as a gift is guaranteed to warm the hearts of every recipient.
Your  ornament will tell a story, it’ll preserve a memory. Once you learn how to create this ornament you’ll find so many times that you’ll want to make it to give as a gift! In a single 3 hour class you’ll how to make this ornament. Provided that  you bring 10 preferably wallet size photographs to class you’ll leave class with your first completed personalized and unique ornament .   No doubt it’ll be the first one of many because you’ll want to give this to someone as a gift again and again Bring 10 preferably wallet size color printed photographs! The ornament can be done with photographs larger than wallet size, but when selecting your 10 photographs keep in mind that in class you’ll be cutting the photographs into a 2, 2.5, or a 3 inch circle. Therefore if you bring standard 3x5 or 4x6 photographs will cutting each into 2 to 3 inch circles capture the subject? All other necessary supplies will be provided (plastic circle  template, equal lateral triangle, scissors, thick glossy foil covered paper, glue, glitter, little metal paper clamps, ribbon to hang Some ideas on photographs to bring. When my son was married I used 10 photographs from his wedding to create a beautiful shiny silver ornament that remembers their wedding day. he and his wife love and cherish it. Bring 10 wedding photographs and those 10 photographs become a glittering silver, shining ornament that any bride and groom will treasure and love. Bring 10 photographs of your child’s first year to create an ornament that any grandparent will treasure and adore.  This is especially nice for a grandparent that might not get to see their grandchildren throughout the year. 10 photographs of the vacation you went on with a friend creates a lasting memory to give to a travel mate at Christmas time. Create a family tradition - pick your 10 favorite family photographs from the past year and create a different memory for each year.  Because you’ll have a variety of bright foils and a selection of glitters every ornament can be unique. The ornament can also be done using 10 Christmas cards instead of 10 photographs!

Dia de los Muertos Ceramic Class!

From: 1050 MXN
Make your own Dia de Los Muertos Altar Decorations
Get in the spirit of Mexico's most colorful celebration of the year and make your own fun decorations! 
In this one off class you will have the opportunity to decorate a clay offering bowl, learning some basic clay making techniques with a fun selection of Catrina and Calavera skull molds. We will then paint these in all the colors and patterns famous for the day of the dead. Once completed our teacher will apply a gloss glaze and fire the pieces for you to collect 5 days later.
Suitable for all skill levels, the participants in the class will take home a decorated offering bowl and some bonus skull ornaments!
2 1/2 hr class
All materials included including preformed bowl form, clay for mold making, pre formed ornaments, colored underglazes, gloss glaze and firings
Your pieces will be ready to be collected.. 5 days later

Prosecco + Pottery = Handmade Bowls Evening Class

From: 1050 MXN
Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm-9:00pm Bring a friend and have a creative evening in the ceramics studio making your own handmade bowls (useful for serving all types of goodies). Enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco during the evening No experience is required and materials (4lbs of clay and use of basic glazes) are included in the workshop fee + your finished works will be fired in our kiln. Pickup of your finished pieces will be available Monday afternoon.   Students will be introduced to basic clay hand building techniques to make three dipping/salsa bowls.  Learn some basic clay decorating techniques so you can make your bowls unique – be it contemporary or classic. All classes/workshops are held at the ART VallARTa ART Center - Pilitas 213 - Zone Romantica

Screenwriting workshop with Lamar Damon

From: 4050 MXN
Workshop to be held from 2:00pm-4:00pm  Monday/Wednesday/Friday November 29, December 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 2021 When registering online for November 29th, you will be automatically reserved for all days
Interested in writing a movie?  Workshop offered by writer/producer LAMAR DAMON, who has written over the past two decades for every major studio in Hollywood.  Among his produced credits, SLAP HER, SHE'S FRENCH, BE SOMEBODY, and the ABC FAMILY SERIES, BUNHEADS.  The workshop will cover important aspects of story-telling, structure, character development, and rewriting.  The last class will cover the business of writing, selling and pitching.
"If it ain't on the page, it ain't on the stage."

Oil Painting Class

From: 675 MXN
Thursdays at 10:00am starting June 17, 2021 Facemasks and other health protocols in place We will learn about oil, its main characteristics and ways of use, the student will level up at their own pace and with the teacher's support.  We will add mixed techniques that will be like a treasure to open to the student a range of possibilities for their paintings. About your teacher Chrystian Yaxche I am a multidisciplinary artist who works mainly with painting and digital art. My origins are academic, I studied at the San Carlos Academy in Mexico City, as was done in the old school, I also really enjoy learning about new techniques and supports, I have come from the canvas to the monitor, with paintings and digital art , including murals, body paint, sculptural modeling, paper sculpture, I have even made dance, body paint and music presentations, mixing my work with that of other artists and disciplines. I love multidisciplinary art. More than twenty years of work have allowed me to dedicate my time to each technique and explore its possibilities. I have also been a painting teacher in some schools, participated in cultural days with students of all ages and levels, I like to spread art as a positive development activity. I am convinced that art is a path and a vehicle of exploration that leads you to know everything about everything in the world and also the internal world of emotions and ideas. It creates collaborative links with artists and professionals from all areas and at the same time it can be a personal refuge where you can snuggle up for a while to contemplate and create.

Drawing Puerto VallARTa Class

From: 675 MXN
The drawing classes are designed for all levels, and take you step by step to develop your skills, from basic to advanced level with personalized attention. We will do exercises to observe motor skills, creativity and we will look at our environment with an artistic gaze. This will be held in a classroom setting at Art VallARTa. We will use the subject of the beauty of Puerto VallARTa for you to learn and draw.   About your teacher Chrystian Yaxche I am a multidisciplinary artist who works mainly with painting and digital art. My origins are academic, I studied at the San Carlos Academy in Mexico City, as was done in the old school, I also really enjoy learning about new techniques and supports, I have come from the canvas to the monitor, with paintings and digital art , including murals, body paint, sculptural modeling, paper sculpture, I have even made dance, body paint and music presentations, mixing my work with that of other artists and disciplines. I love multidisciplinary art. More than twenty years of work have allowed me to dedicate my time to each technique and explore its possibilities. I have also been a painting teacher in some schools, participated in cultural days with students of all ages and levels, I like to spread art as a positive development activity. I am convinced that art is a path and a vehicle of exploration that leads you to know everything about everything in the world and also the internal world of emotions and ideas. It creates collaborative links with artists and professionals from all areas and at the same time it can be a personal refuge where you can snuggle up for a while to contemplate and create.

Contemporary Tapestry and Weaving Workshop with Leticia Hess

1900 MXN
Facemasks and adherence to health policies in effect Air-conditioned Studio Workshop Dates #1 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday - May 10, 12, 14, 2021 - 11:00am-2:00pm - Workshop Dates #2 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday - May 24, 26, 28, 2021 - 11:00am-2:00pm When registering online, you will select the first day of the workshop and you are automatically registered for all thee days Learn textile design fundaments in tapestry, weaving, and knot making by Mexican artist and university teacher Leticia Hess at Art VallARTa.  With over 30 years of textile experience.  Leticia's work has been exhibited throughout Mexico, Europe, UK and South America Course details:
  • Mounting tapestry frame
  • Learn the various techniques in knot and stitch making
  • Color combinations, volume and textures
  • English & Spanish instruction
  • Materials for lessons are included.  Opportunities to buy additional for ongoing/special projects
Advance Registration Required

Conversational Spanish Class

From: 275 MXN

Facemasks will be required as well as following posted health/safety protocol

Classes are offered Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11:00am-12:00pm  - Just 275 pesos per lesson! My name is José López. I am Mexican, and I love teaching Spanish! I enjoy teaching Spanish as it allows me to help others communicate in my native language. My method is simple: I encourage students to have basic and complex conversations using already known words, and by introducing words as we move further along the course. Don’t be hesitant to learn how to speak the second most spoken language in the world. Perfect for residents and visitors. Join us! You will enjoy practicing and learning Spanish during every class you take with el maestro de español José López

Wine and Design Wednesdays with Ernesto Guerra

From: 775 MXN

Wine and Design Wednesdays

Members 525 pesos, Non-members 775 pesos

Wednesdays 7:00pm - 9:00 pm

A little bit of paint, a little bit of wine, and a whole lot of fun!

Reconnect with friends over a glass of wine, and a night of laughs. Oh, and you'll also learn how to design/paint!

This class has a 2 person minimum so invite/treat your friends!  Canvas cost not included and range from 40 pesos and higher