Live Your Dream: A Workbook to Change Your Life

Live Your Dream: A Workbook to Change Your Life

We are very excited to share the Art Monastery’s latest publication, a workbook called “Live Your Dream: Start Here. Start Now.” Made possible by funding from Erasmus+ and collaboration with our international partners plenum, Visionauts, and Sendzimir Foundation, this little book is 25 pages of full-color step-by-step exercises that guide you through identifying what is important to […]

Hosting Transformation: Berlin

Posted by on Sep 11, 2016 in Art Monastery Italia, News, Process | No Comments
Hosting Transformation: Berlin

August 22 to 28, I participated in the fourth Hosting Transformation conference. Organized by the International Partnership for Transformative Learning (of which the Art Monastery is a founding member), this year’s conference was in Berlin. Facilitators, experimental educators, coaches, researchers, and artists gathered from all over Europe, North & South America to share wisdom, meet […]

Summer 2016: Paradise

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Art Monastery VT, News, Process, Sext, Visiting Artists | No Comments
Summer 2016: Paradise

This summer marked the Art Monastery’s first summer Lab in the USA. I would say the one of the most commonly uttered words when talking about the place and our time in Vermont was paradise. That’s a good sign, right? One wonderful element was the fabulous Scottish cinematographer Gerry McCulloch, (who came to continue our collaboration — […]

Ospita La Tua Propria Trasformazione: The Artmonk Experience

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Art Monastery Italia, Blog, News, Process, Projects | No Comments
Ospita La Tua Propria Trasformazione: The Artmonk Experience

**Because this event will be held in Italian, this post is also in Italian.**  

Emerge: An Artmonk Concert

Emerge: An Artmonk Concert

Please join us as we emerge from a weeklong silent meditation retreat! Our first foray into the world will be to make an offering of the artwork we created during our week of sitting together — music, movement, performance, poetry, and visual art.   Friday, August 12 8pm 2315 Connecticut River Road Springfield, VT 05156 […]

Shroom Art

Shroom Art

Dear friend and longtime Artmonk and naturalist John Benjamin (who will be co-leading this summer’s Artmonk Retreat) emerged from the neighboring forest here at Art Monastery Vermont, bearing a mystical gift! The Artist’s Conk (Ganoderma applanatum) is a funghi that grows in forests in the northeast, offering out what looks like a snow white surface […]

Contemplative Concert with Michelle and Joel Levey

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Art Monastery SF, Performances | No Comments
Contemplative Concert with Michelle and Joel Levey

The Art Monastery Project is pleased to co-host our mentors and advisors Michelle and Joel Levey for a contemplative concert and dharma talk in the Hollywood Hills on Sunday, June 12th. Contemplation, Community, and Creative Spirit Cultivating Dynamic Balance in Complex Times of Change Experience a blend of guided meditations, dharma teachings, and mystical poetry […]

Hosting Innovation Training

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Art Monastery Italia, Blog, News, Process | No Comments
Hosting Innovation Training

With generous support from the European Commission and in collaboration with plenum (Vienna, Austria), Academy for Visionautics (Berlin, Germany), and the Sendzimir Foundation (Warsaw, Poland), Art Monastery Italia offers Hosting Innovation Training  September 19 to 25, 2016 in Italy  March 06 to 12, 2017 in Poland   We live at a time during which people feel a growing need […]

Ensemble-in-Residence: Catalyst

Ensemble-in-Residence: Catalyst

What is this summer’s ensemble-in-residence Catalyst all about? Neva Cockrell shares her vision… Catalyst is being born from a three-part idea. The work for this summer’s residency is to unpack all three ideas through daily research, training, art-making and discussion. Ready? Here are the three parts… ONE I’ve been working at the intersection of dance and theater […]