Enjoy our single and multi-day classes offered Fall 2019.

Your classroom is within Arcosanti, the world’s first prototype Urban Laboratory.

5 Day Experience Week

Postponed until further notice

At Arcosanti, the unique and vibrant built environment is a living archive that displays the collective efforts of over 8,000 individual workshop participants and volunteers going back more than 5 decades. The 5 Day Immersive Experience allows participants the unique opportunity of living amongst the community of around 70 full-time residents while learning and experiencing the ethos of the work which takes place here. The experience against the backdrop of 4,000 acres of undeveloped Arizona high desert.

Postponed until further notice

Dates: April 29 – May 3     Times: 9:30am – 3:30pm each day     Cost: $900

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1-Day Silt Casting Workshop

In this hands-on workshop participants will learn and experience the unique earth cast process developed at Cosanti and utilized at both Cosanti and Arcosanti. This process involves using the ground as the formwork to create the Cosanti bells and pottery. Participants will have the opportunity to cast and create their own one-of-a-kind ceramic bell.

Dates: Feb 15 (Cosanti)  | April 11 (sold out) May 2 (Cosanti) (sold out)     Times: 9:00am – 4:00pm each day     Cost: $160

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3 Day Metalworking Workshop

Postponed until further notice

Participants will learn the proper safety and basics of metalworking. During the class you will learn metalworking skills that can have many applications, both artistic and structural, taught through hands-on use of metalworking tools.

Postponed until further notice

Dates: March 27 – 29  |  April 24 – 26  |  May 29 – 31     Times: 9:00am – 4:00pm each day     Cost: $450

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1 Day Photography Workshop

Postponed until further notice

The architecture of Arcosanti is the perfect backdrop for a 1 day photographic experience. Participants will learn the use of creative techniques that incorporate depth of field, shutter speed, and exposure compensation alongside both artistic and impactful approaches to composition.

Postponed until further notice

Dates: April 18  |  March 21  |  May 24     Times: 10:00am – 6:00pm each day     Cost: $200

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Workshop and Public Program Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Workshops: In the event that a participant must cancel his or her registration, the workshop fee will be refunded IN FULL up until 2 weeks before the first date of scheduled workshop date(s). Refunds requested less than 2 weeks before the first date of the scheduled workshop will be refunded at 50% or, applied IN FULL to a future workshop held during the same calendar year.

Public Programs and Performances: Ticket-holders may request a refund up until 1 week before the scheduled performance or program date; EventBrite, our ticketing platform, reserves the right to charge a nominal fee for issuing a refund. Refunds requested less than one week before the scheduled performance or after a performance or program has taken place are not eligible for a refund.

Special Circumstance Cancellations: On a case by case basis, The Cosanti Foundation will decide upon issuing refunds or credits for workshop sessions, performances, or public programs missed as a result of illness, emergencies, or other events beyond the control of the registrant or ticket-holder. Additionally, for workshops and public programs The Cosanti Foundation is forced to cancel due to low enrollment or ticket sales, extraordinary or unforeseen circumstances, or acts of god, registrants and ticket-holders will be notified via email and receive a refund IN FULL.

Any request for a refund must be submitted in writing via email to info@arcosanti.org no later than 5pm Mountain Standard Time on the day indicated above. Refunds for valid requests will be issued to the requestor in the same form of payment as originally provided to purchase tickets and/or register for the program in question.

Refunds for programs and/or workshops that have been canceled by The Cosanti Foundation citing any of the circumstances indicated above will also be refunded in the same form of payment as originally provided to purchase tickets and/or register for program.

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