August Newsletter: Full Summer Swing at the Art Monastery!

August Newsletter: Full Summer Swing at the Art Monastery!


IndieGoGo gratitude, presenting Karen Gifford, Ad Mortem update, Short Film Fest call for entries, seeking our ideal board member, San Francisco fundraising event, volunteer appreciation weekend, writing workshop, and holiday cards!

Volunteers at Dinner

Volunteer Appreciation Party

Please join us in Italy on September 8 & 9 for a celebration of the power of our volunteers. More info on the blog.

Arte e Musica

Save the Date: Oct. 11

San Francisco fundraising event 10.11.12, an evening of music and art. Check out the details here.

Holiday Cards

Do you or does your company send holiday greetings? This year, your greeting could be an original work by Art Monastery Executive Director and visual artist Betsy McCall. For more info, visit the blog.
Jessi Hughes of This Body Yoga

Downward Dog for the AMP

To celebrate the arts, Jessi Hughes is offering a donation-based yoga class Aug 20 in Purcellville, Virginia, to benefit the Art Monastery Project. Click here for more info.
Justen Ahren

Writing Workshop

Participate in a week-long writing intensive with Justen Ahren in Labro, from November 11 to 17, at Art Monastery Italia. For writers seeking to deepen their connection to their written work. Get the details here.

Thank You!

We surpassed our goal of $7,000 by nearly $500! Thank you from the bottoms of our hearts. Your generosity fuels us to make great work, build powerful community, and open hearts.

Grazie mille!


We extend a warm welcome to all those new members of the Art Monastery community who have been added to this mailing list due to our IndieGoGo campaign. To edit your subscription settings, please see the links at the bottom of this newsletter.

Scene from L'eterno smascherato

L’eterno smascherato

The summer show, pictured above and also called Ad Mortem, is proceeding breathtakingly. More on the blog.

Short Film Festival 2012

Call for Entries

The second annual Art Monastery Short Film Festival application deadline is August 20. The application is free. Click here for more information and to submit your entry.

Karen Gifford

Welcome to Karen Gifford!

Welcome to our newest member of the Board of Directors: Karen Gifford! We are honored and delighted to have her experience in negotiation, litigation, and contemplation to guide the Art Monastery.

Art Monastery Tree

Are You Our Ideal Board Member?

Do you know someone who is touched and moved by the Art Monastery’s vision? Does this person have experience in guiding a non-profit arts organization as it transitions from the start-up phase to sustainable thriving? We are looking to grow our board by adding passionate, effective leaders. For more info, please take a look at the description of our ideal board member.

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