Betsy McCall: New Works at SFZC January 2019
I am very pleased to announce that I’ll be installing a solo show at San Francisco Zen Center, a place that is near and dear to my heart. Come and see what I’ve been making in Vermont at the Art Monastery! Opening Reception Friday, Jan 4 at 7:30pm Works on view at San Francisco Zen […]
Directions Practice is a movement-based contemplative approach that honors each of the cardinal directions, as well as the cyclical nature of the universe and our lives. It has a tendency to balance the energies within someone and can be offered as a blessing to a place. The dance is done at the pace of the […]
Hosting Social Innovation: a free online course
Hosting Social Innovation a free online course April 24 to June 4, 2017 A social innovation is a novel solution to a social problem that is more effective, efficient, sustainable, or just than current solutions. The value created accrues primarily to society rather than to private individuals. -Stanford University, Center for Social Innovation […]
Contemplative Concert with Michelle and Joel Levey
The Art Monastery Project is pleased to co-host our mentors and advisors Michelle and Joel Levey for a contemplative concert and dharma talk in the Hollywood Hills on Sunday, June 12th. Contemplation, Community, and Creative Spirit Cultivating Dynamic Balance in Complex Times of Change Experience a blend of guided meditations, dharma teachings, and mystical poetry […]
The Colorado Report
A core team of Artmonks gathered in Lyons, Colorado, for the first ever Artmonk Practice Period. For me, it was nothing short of transformative. In February, the core team of the Art Monastery (Neva Cockrell, Nathan & Phoebe Rosquist, Raphael Sacks, Derek Wright, and me) spent 24 days in silent retreat, rotating through who was dharma leader. […]
Save the Date: Artmonk Retreat Colorado March/April
Hello friends! As you may know, the core team of the Art Monastery is gathering in a beautiful home in Lyons, Colorado (just north of Boulder) for an Artmonk Practice Period: 21 days of silent meditation and creative exploration. We are swimming in gratitude for this opportunity to dive deeply into an earnest exploration, refreshing the foundations […]
Spring Newsletter: Free music downloads, Artmonks on the Move!
Free music downloads, Artmonks go nomadic, Artmonk Retreat in CA Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend Happy #5 AMP! In celebration of our 5th birthday, we’re offering you three free downloads of live performances […]
I’m writing a book! Ok I’m not really writing a book. I’m editing a book. And designing it. And illustrating it. Along with my partner in crime, Joos van den Dool. We’re making a work of art. We’re crafting an invitation to the world. An invitation to host transformation. Your own, and then after that, […]
Happy 5th Birthday Art Monastery Project!
Happy Birthday AMP! First, the facts. On March 24, 2008, the Art Monastery Project legally incorporated in the State of California. Later, that same date was retroactively acknowledged as the date the Art Monastery achieved federal tax-exempt status as a public charity. That was five years ago. The Project has been situated in three […]