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Robert Reed Drawing Workshops

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018 in Blog, News, Process | No Comments
Robert Reed Drawing Workshops

Join Betsy for Divinatory Altars, her offering at the Robert Reed Drawing Workshops at Penn State! Friday February 22 at 2pm Saturday February 23 at 2pm Registration is free. Registration deadline: January 1, 2019. Register here.   It is my honor to be offering workshops in memory of one of the greatest professors I had while I was an […]

Betsy McCall: New Works at SFZC January 2019

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 […]

Jellyfish on tour!

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Art Monastery VT, Blog, News, Performances | No Comments
Jellyfish on tour!

by Raphael Sacks “What The Jellyfish Knows” invokes the awe-striking beauty of our planets waters, with the scientific content of a nature documentary, virtuosic musical complexity, and plenty of silliness. It’s truly humbling to be dancing the story of the Ocean. I offer this lovesong for our planets waters, with a heart full of wonderment […]

December Retreat + Residency Combo

December Retreat + Residency Combo

The Inside Scoop on the Artmonk Retreat & Artist Residencies What’s the difference? What’s the right program for me? Both of these programs offer a chance for contemplative practice as well as creative practice. How do you choose? First, we have scheduled them so that you can attend both one after the next without interruption. […]

Rap Art Show to Benefit the Art Monastery

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in Art Monastery VT, Blog, News, Performances | No Comments
Rap Art Show to Benefit the Art Monastery

  We received the most beautiful email the other day: an organizer reached out to let us know that they found us online and want to support the Art Monastery! They are organizing a tour that benefits a different local charity each night. On Friday August 10 in Windsor, Vermont, artist SK will create a […]

Call for Artmonk Builders

Posted by on Jul 28, 2018 in Art Monastery VT, Blog, News, Process, Projects | No Comments
Call for Artmonk Builders

Calling Artmonk Carpenters & Builders Ongoing We are thrilled to be hosting our first “Renovation Period” at Art Monastery Vermont. We are looking both for skilled volunteer carpenters and builders, as well as additional hands to help in the kitchen and garden. During these two months, we will finish three bedrooms in the oldest part […]

Emerge: Post-Artmonk Retreat Art Share

Emerge: Post-Artmonk Retreat Art Share

As part of the Artmonk Retreat, participants spend a week together in silent meditation, punctuated by song and art production. This event, called Emerge, will share selected work the retreat participants and resident Artmonks produced in the unique container of the retreat. Join us as we emerge from silence! We will sing the music we’ve […]

Reverberate: Post-Residency Art Share

Reverberate: Post-Residency Art Share

The event is the culminating offering of a weeklong Silent Art Residency. This art share will showcase a selection of works created amongst an intimate group of artists working in various media alongside each other in the previous 5 days of silence. Join us for music, poetry, movement, and more. This event is free and […]

The Poopcast: Creativity, Community, Contemplation and a Compost Toilet

The Poopcast: Creativity, Community, Contemplation and a Compost Toilet

On July 31, 2017, some of the Artmonks were interviewed on Shhh: The Poopcast (aka Shit and Shame with Shawn) by Shawn Shafner (The Puru). Yes, Shawn is also the director of Bootstraps, the original devised theater piece being incubated by the Summer Lab. Art Monastery Project: Creativity, Community, Contemplation and a Compost Toilet   […]

Artshare August 4: Bootstraps

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Art Monastery VT, News, Process | No Comments
Artshare August 4: Bootstraps

Dear Neighbors and Friends, Here at the Art Monastery Project, we are hosting our third summer Artshare Friday, August 4 7 to 8pm free admission bring a snack or drink to share after the showing we can have some food and drinks together and chat (if the weather is nice, we may build a fire!) 2315 Connecticut River Road […]