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September 21 , 22 , 23

Jackson Art Studio: Monhegan Retreat

Monhegan Island


Melanie Barash Levitt has been exploring and painting on Monegan Island for the last fifteen years. Monhegan is a small, rocky island ten miles from the nearest mainland and scarcely a square mile in area. It is accessible only by boat and there are no cars or paved roads on the Island. Artists have been drawn to the rugged beauty of Monhegan for over 150 years.  The peaceful nature of the island combined with the picturesque landscape make Monhegan an ideal location to immerse yourself in  art and relaxation.  A packing list will be sent to registered students. (in case of inclement weather, we will paint from the Trailing Yew)

Weekend Schedule:
Friday, Sept. 21.-Arrive late afternoon to Monhegan Island and  join Melanie for a short hike followed by a wine and cheese welcome  at the Trailing Yew. We will have a Lobster dinner (additional food choices for those who don’t eat lobster) and sunset painting demo.
Saturday, Sept 22, -we will enjoy a hearty breakfast at the Trailing Yew followed by a group yoga class and a morning painting session. In the afternoon we will take a walk to Lobster Cove and enjoy a snack and optional beer tasting at Monhegan Brewing.  Evening painting session optional.
Sunday, Sept 23-  we will enjoy another hearty breakfast at the Trailing Yew following by a short hike around the island. We will visit the Monhegan museum and Lupine art gallery and then have a painting session in town. Particapants can take an afternoon ferry or spend and extra night on the island

 



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