Join Melanie Levitt for a unique experience combining painting (beginner and intermediate welcome), yoga, light hiking and touring the Monhegan museum and galleries. This retreat will be reserved for just six people taking place in one of the most beautiful places in the world! We will spend a rustic weekend at the Trailing Yew. (hearty breakfast included) Cost includes painting instruction, two nights accommodation with breakfast at the Trailing Yew, private group yoga class, admission to the Monhegan Museum, wine/cheese welcome upon arrival and light hiking and tour around the island. Melanie will be working in oils but you can work in medium of your choice. Participants are expected to cover costs of their own lunch and dinner and transportation to and from the island. More details to follow upon registering. (add painting supplies for $85 or bring your own) Cost: $485 per/person Friday, 9/21-Sunday 9/23 (Included: two nights accommodations with breakfast, art workshop, (all levels) yoga, entry to Monhegan museum, and wine and cheese welcome)
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)
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
Cancellation Policy. We ask that you to give us three weeks notice if you need to cancel. You will receive a full refund minus $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations should be made by phone by calling (603) 387-3463. This provides us the opportunity to fill the space.