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Amazing Metal Art Workshop provided by Van Doren Metal Art Workshop

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2 adults
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Each workshop is limited to only 4 students, with 2 accomplished instructors present at all times. This is to insure a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of metal art, with maximum safety. * Tools you will learn to use include: mig and spot welders, plasma cutter, plate brake, multiple shears, grinders, drills, and other forming and pressing equipment. All materials will be provided for you. They will include a variety of metals like: steel, iron, copper, and aluminum. The Van Doren Metal Art Workshops will take place in our commercial studio, in the colonia of La Canada/Los Frailes, in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. It is a quick 10 minute taxi ride from Centro. This is a one of a kind, metal sculpture studio, that has never before been open to the public. *NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY. All that is required is the desire to learn. **Make your Own Metal art to take with you from the workshop**
Important Information
Departure Point
Puente de Santa Teresa 30, Fraccionamiento La Cañada, 37790 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Use of all our tools and equipment and studio space
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Richard A wrote a review 25 Nov
Barrington, Illinois3 contributions
I thoroughly enjoyed the action packed two day Workshop at Van Doren Metal Arts. The studio is large, airy (which is important during these times), and well equipped with all the tools and supplies you will need to create and carry away your very own work of art. The hosts are
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Date of experience: November 2020
Dorothy wrote a review 24 Nov
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico3 contributions
Alex and his inspiring father gave wonderful instruction and enthusiastic support in their fabulous studio /workshop /home. I loved every minute of it. Signed up for two more workshops with them in January!
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scott p wrote a review Oct 2020
9 contributions3 helpful votes
This was a great 5 hour class with Alex and Lane. My wife and I had a fun time, learned a lot and we each made a metal project to remember our trip by. Lane and Alex are a father and son team that have been designing and constructing commercial and residential metal artwork for
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Date of experience: October 2020
Jaime J wrote a review Apr 2020
Phoenix, Arizona5 contributions2 helpful votes
My husband and I participated in this wonderful class with Alex, his Dad and several other wonderful people. What a tremendous, creative and fun experience! They helped every step of the way, giving advice but also letting you create on your own. We will be back!! Jaime and
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Date of experience: February 2020
Maps576343 wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Terrific workshop. Lane and Alex taught us how to use all of the tools and everyone was able to complete at least one, totally finished project! The most fun I've had in ages!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Van Doren Metal Art Workshop
As and productive!
This was my third class...enjoyed every minute! We now have 2 large outdoor metal sculptures...and an indoor ‘fire
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Welding Class
Just finished a welding class with Alex to introduce us to the world of metal. Normally a two day class was action
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Great for all ages
My eight-year-old son and I took the class and now he can’t stop talking about welding and asking when we can come
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Awesome Metal Art Workshop
The workshop itself was impressive and even novices like myself quickly learned how to use the tools. The instruct
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Monica P
Great workshop!
Really worth the dough and time to unleash your inner artistic beast. Power tools are fun but the plasma welder is
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Highly recommend this experience!
What an amazing experience - my husband and I took the class during our honeymoon in SMA. We love to create things
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Our Wedding gift to each other
Alex and Lane were excellent in motivating us to have fun and learn a skill trade to perhaps use in our future. The
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Dolores Y
Van Doren Metal Art Workshop
This was one of the most fun classes I’ve taken! Both Lane and Alex were so helpful and encouraging as we learned
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Great workshop!
I came to visit San Miguel de Allende. I Took the workshop for Alex and lane. They were great. Good teachers. Good
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What a great workshop!
So much fun. I didn’t know what to expect but took the session with a friend while visiting San Miguel and I am so
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So amazing!
I just took this session and it was amazing. The teachers are great and the space is extra special. This was the be
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Best workshop ever!!
This is my second trip through the amazing metal art workshop. It just keeps getting better. Alex and lane are amaz
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Such an amazing experience!
Weeks before we came to SMA, I'd found this class on Trip Advisor and couldn't wait to take it. Now that I have ta
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Shannon D
Really fun, unique experience!
After many years of living in San Miguel, I can't believe I'd never taken this class! It was so much fun, perfect
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Sutopa P
Van Doren Metal Workshop
Awesome workshop! Always a delight to return to. Alex’s enthusiasm to teach and help makes these workshops that muc
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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