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Modern Tarot: Contemporary Tarot for Everyone

with Michelle Tea

Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry


Open to all levels

1 Session

Start Date: August 7, 2022
End Date: August 7, 2022
Day of Week: Sunday
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm PT
Capacity: 100 seats
Member Price: $81.00
General Price: $90.00

CLASS UPDATE: Due to a change of schedule for the Sister Spit tour, this class has been moved online.

Tarot, the ancient card system, is having a twenty-first century renaissance. With more and more artists improving upon the medieval straight, white, thin, and able-bodied imagery, today everyone can find a deck that speaks to them. Whether you are a curious newcomer to tarot, a burgeoning beginner, or a pro, this lecture-style workshop will walk you through the structure and meaning of the 78-cards, pausing to answer participant questions as well as offer tips for spreads and ritual, as well as fascinating trivia attached to the iconic images.

Michelle Tea

Michelle Tea

Michelle Tea is the author of over a dozen books, including Knocking Myself Up: A Memoir of My In/Fertility, forthcoming August 2022 from Dey Street/HarperCollins. She has been the recipient of awards from the Lambda Literary Foundation, The Rona Jaffe Foundation, the California Library Association, and PEN/America. She is a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow. Author of the popular tarot how-to, Modern Tarot, Tea is the host of the mystical podcasts Your Magic on Spotify and Ask the Tarot, on SpotifyGreenroom. 

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