Acadia Artist Retreat - Experience Your America

  • April 23, 2018

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 Join other artists of all skill levels and media for a creative adventure at the rocky shores and rich maritime forests of Schoodic Point.  Two master artists and several park ranger-naturalists will be your program leaders for a week of inspiration focusing on the maritime ecology in this quiet yet spectacular area of the coast near Winter Harbor, Maine.

Jana Matusz uses her extensive experience in plein air painting to share tips about strategy, equipment, and where td the best places on the Schoodic Peninsula to set up your easel ...

Melissa Fischer will will share her approach to  nature journaling and sketching wildlife ...

June 24-29, 2018

We invite you to enjoy this unique opportunity to learn more about the ecology of the natural subjects you paint, to gain inspiration from associating with other environmentally-oriented artists, and to get out there and paint. 

Welcome Sunday afternoon, June 24 with classes, ranger-led walks, and plenty of time to create throughout the week. The retreat ends Friday night, June 29 with lodging through Saturday morning, or an extended stay, arranged on your own. A variety of comfortable housing options and a meal package are available so you can concentrate on your art. Package deal $1,325 includes shared lodging, meals, registration, retreat and facilities fee. Upgrade to a luxury suite, or arrange family housing. For more information, email or call 207 288-1312. 


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Kate Petrie

National Park Service
Acadia - Schoodic Peninsula   ME  04609