Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature – Cicero
Developed to spark imagination and fuel community among creatives, you are invited to join an intimate week-long retreat for artists of all disciplines.
This retreat is intended to provide you with the time and space necessary to connect to nature and your practice, while leaving you refreshed and inspired.
Artists can expect to work in a self-directed manner while staying among the trees, open sky, and wildlife of Northern Michigan.
WHEN: August 29 – September 5, 2020
*4 artists must be enrolled in order to reserve these dates*
LOCATION: Blocks away from Lake Michigan, Lundgren Tree Farm is situated on 40 wooded acres. Experience privacy and seclusion, while being 15 minutes from downtown Menominee, Michigan.
THE SPACE: Founded Vic Lundgren in the early 1960s, Lundgren Tree Farm was originally an 1880s homestead with a two bedroom log cabin and several out buildings. Over the years, Vic planted thousands of trees on the property, and converted a barn and other structures into additional bedrooms, an art studio, library and meditation room, pool hall, and gazebo. There are a total of 5 tent sites, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and several communal living spaces.
COST: $350 for private room
$175 for shared room (note each room has 1 queen size bed)
$75 to set up a tent
- Your choice of lodging option
- Light snacks/beverages
- Several pre-planned optional creative activities
- Very basic art supplies (such as pens, markers, color pencils, paper)
- Access to the entire 40 acres of Lundgren Farm
This is an intimate setting, intended for 10 people. Artists are responsible for their own transportation, art supplies/equipment and meals. Car pools and communal meals are encouraged! Lundgren Tree Farm is a rustic setting. While there is electricity and running water, there are no televisions or wifi, and cell service is not guaranteed.
Space is first come, first serve, and applications will remain open until all spots are filled. Artists are not required to stay for the full week, but the pricing structure will remain the same. If your application is approved payment will need to be remitted within 30 days. Once accepted, you will be invited to a private event for where you can plan out details with other attendees.
For any questions, please contact Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click the button below to submit your application today!