The Farms: Art Retreat

Artists of all levels are invited to experience art in a new way at The Farms: Art Retreat on July 10-12 (Wednesday, 9 a.m. through Friday, 3 p.m.) in the Mansion. Get creative and learn something new in a wide variety of workshops by choosing what appeals to you, including plein air watercolor, eco-printing, indigo dyeing, fiber arts and more!

There will also be plenty of downtime to relax and enjoy the company of fellow art lovers over food and drink. Registration includes all materials and meals* (Wednesday lunch through Friday breakfast). A cash bar will be available Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

See the entire schedule here.

$295/person. Register here by June 28. All sales are final.

Retreat participants can also stay overnight in the Mansion or other guesthouse for a discounted rate of $100/night. View rooms here and make your reservation by calling 217-333-3287.

If you will need disability-related accommodations to participate, please email Christina Calcagno at

*If you have any dietary restrictions, please email Christina Calcagno at

About The Farms

The Farms: An Allerton Folk School, offers classes, workshops, and gatherings focusing on art, health & wellness, history, nature & outdoor education, or science. All experiences value hands-on, experiential teaching and learning, and are facilitated by and for the members of the community.

See the complete summer session here.


Jul 10 - 12 2024


3:00 pm - 11:00 am

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jul 10 - 12 2024
  • Time: 4:00 pm - 12:00 pm

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