Hewnoaks Workshops

Hewnoaks will host a couple of workshops in 2019 organized by others. If you want to initiate something to take place at Hewnoaks please email Executive Director Nat May with your inquiry. info@hewnoaks.org

Upcoming workshops

Haiku at Hewnoaks

Tuesday, August 20, 2:30 – 5:00 pm
at Hewnoaks Artist Colony on Kezar Lake, off Route 5, Lovell

As part of a wellness series, the  will offer an indoor/outdoor haiku workshop with poet Kristen Lindquist. Ms. Lindquist will talk about the history of the form, which evolved as a nature poem, and how it’s written today in the US. Participants will then venture outdoors for a ginko, which is a haiku walk during which we will write and share haiku.

Preregistration required: call the library at 207-925-3177 to do so.

Past workshops

A Hewnoaks and Nature Inspired Artist Sketchbook Workshop

Friday, July 26, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
at Hewnoaks Artist Colony on Kezar Lake, off Route 5, Lovell

As part of a wellness series, Pamela Moulton, visual artist and Hewnoaks Summer Manager, will lead an indoor/outdoor sketchbook journaling workshop that will offer a peek into Hewnoaks’ secret places. We will explore nature and Hewnoaks’ hidden corners through observation, intentional curiosity, and focused awareness. We will look at inspiring artist sketchbooks and experiment with mark making using traditional and scavenged drawing materials, so be prepared to forage and get creative. This workshop is open to all ages and no experience necessary. This walk is limited to 15 participants.

Degree of Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Connect to Our Natural World Through Poems and Short Prose with Judy Steinbergh

As part of a wellness series, we’ll explore and reflect on our personal connections to the environment through the elements, seasons, birds and other wildlife. With inspiration from our surroundings, and short pieces in various styles and forms by poets and naturalists, we will draft our writing and share with the group. Adults and teens welcome. This poetry workshop is sponsored by the Greater Lovell Land Trust, Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library, and Hewnoaks Artist Colony.

Tuesday, July 16, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
at Hewnoaks Artist Colony on Kezar Lake, off Route 5, Lovell

Connecting to the Landscape Through Poetry Workshop

July 17, 2018 Tuesday: 10:00 am – noon
at Hewnoaks Artist Colony on Kezar Lake, off Route 5, Lovell

The Greater Lovell Land Trust, Charlotte Hobbs Library and Hewnoaks Artist Colony invite you to join us at HewnOaks to explore and reflect on our personal connections to the landscape, elements, seasons, birds, and other wildlife. Under the guidance of Poet Judith Steinbergh, and with inspiration from our surroundings, plus short pieces by poets and naturalists, we will draft our writing and share with the group. Adults and teens are welcome. Limit: 20 participants.