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 […]

Retreat + Residency Combo Platter

Retreat + Residency Combo Platter

The Inside Scoop on the Artmonk Retreat & Silent Art Residency Registration for this program is closed. If you would like to know about the next one, please subscribe to our newsletter. What’s the difference? What’s the right program for me? Both of these programs are weeklong, silent programs that offer a chance for contemplative […]

Directions Practice

Directions Practice

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 […]

Artshare: Mirror

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Art Monastery VT, Process | No Comments
Artshare: Mirror

 Tuesday, August 15 7:00-9:00 pm Art Monastery Vermont 2315 Connecticut River Road, Springfield, VT If you like, bring a snack or beverage to share. Cinematographer Gerry McCulloch and Social Sculptor Betsy McCall collaborate to create moving image portraits. Come and offer your feedback on these intimate works in progress.      

From the Director’s Chair

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Art Monastery VT, Process | No Comments
From the Director’s Chair

Guest blog by Shawn Shafner The Art Monastery has provided a perfect cloister and cradle to nurture this new work, Bootstraps. Our time is spacious and gentle, while biweekly sharings prod us along. It’s been a most nourishing incubator for this work. For me, as a director, I’ve really enjoyed the support of time, space, […]

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 […]

Emerge: Post-Retreat Artshare

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Art Monastery VT, News, Process | No Comments
Emerge: Post-Retreat Artshare

Emerge A Post-Retreat Artshare Friday, Sep 15 7-8 pm free admission   2315 Connecticut River Road Springfield, VT 05156     After spending a week together in silent meditation, retreat participants and the Artmonks who hosted them, will share selections of what we sang together every day as well as original work created in our […]

Summer Lab in Full Bloom

Summer Lab in Full Bloom

Here are a collection of images from the Summer Artmonks from the first few weeks of the Summer Lab. All photos by Anaya (fabric dyer / costume designer / Art Monastery Cruise Director) unless otherwise noted. The view of the house and the barn on the way back up from the river. Neva leads Catalyst Training […]