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Art Retreat for Educators

Jun 24 to Jun 27

The best teachers are also learners. At Snow Farm, we see all the time how blurry the line is between teacher and student, how the porousness of people learning from each other is what makes magic. The Art Retreat for Educators is an invitation to turn down your teacher voice and turn up your beginners mind. In the transition from teacher to student is an opening to a summer filled with discovery!

Choose one workshop and sink into 3 full days of learning and making. Let us take care of all the planning and meals. Enjoy the lightening bugs at dusk and a bonfire at night (with smores, of course).  Rejuvenate yourself in the company of educators who will understand more than anyone what it's like to be the front of the class, every day.  Prepare to embrace your summer and the well-deserved break.

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Educators include anyone who teaches or works in a public or private school, in higher ed, or in a community art setting. Snow Farm is a MA approved Professional Development Provider. Most states offer reciprocity. To apply for PDP, contact maryjo@snowfarm-art.org.

Schedule & Special Programming

The retreat begins with a festive reception on the patio with light snacks, drinks, and live music.  As people arrive and begin getting to know each other, the kitchen will be preparing one of many delicious meals you'll enjoy during the retreat. After dinner, each workshop instructor will present a short slide show about their work and artistic path, a reminder that everyone at Snow Farm is your teacher.

On Saturday night, enjoy guest presentations that share new perspectives on personal and classroom art practices. 

As the Retreat nears its end, two special events punctuate the last full day. In the late afternoon, students in each studio will set up a simple display of their works in progress.  Then, at  the appointed time, everyone who wants to will grab a snack and wander the studios to see what others have been working on. You will be delighted and amazed by what has been happening all around the campus. Then, after dinner on the last night, we light the bonfire and serve, of coures, s'mores. Always a favorite, the campfire is time to connect and relax - but not for too long. The final day in the studio awaits and surely you will have projects you are eager to finish. 

Request for Proposals

The Saturday evening schedule includes presentations by two guest artist/educators. We are seeking proposals for these presentations and will offer the selected presenters 25% off workshop tuition and a complimentary standard room/board package during the retreat.

Presentation topics can be anything of interest to art educators.  Share your knowledge, experience, and ideas!

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Workshops
Jun 24 to Jun 27
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Jun 24 to Jun 27
Jun 24 to Jun 27
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Jun 24 to Jun 27
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Jun 24 to Jun 27