The Amazing Art Society is delighted to present to you the first retreat we have created!
A long weekend retreat in Alhama de Granada, blending art and yoga with all artworks created to be exhibited for two weeks at the central gallery space of the Ayuntamiento de Alhama de Granada! No experience of yoga required and from novice to fine artist, all levels of skill for artwork are welcome.
There is space for only 10 artists or yogis to take residence with us.
💥TWO WEEKS EXHIBITION at the Ayuntamiento de Alhama de Granada
💥Marketing, printing and promotion of the exhibition in local newspapers, social media and with local businesses
💚3 nights accommodation at the stunning Cortijo Las Montoras
💚full board – 3 meals each day, vegan friendly menus available
💚4 yoga classes with Amazing Yoga
💚11 meditations sessions
💚14 hours of guided art classes
💚The Four Houses Vision Board Technique workshop
💚 Art supplies
💜 Thai Massage at 18euro/hour
💜 Visit to Salar Villa 4euro
💜 Arab Baths visit at 18euro/person
💜 Tour of Alhama de Granada + museum with official guide 6euro
💜 Extra nights before and after the retreat at 65eur/night
💜 To exhibit your artwork without being part of the retreat is possible, an administration charge of 35euro is required to cover the mounting of your artwork and to include you in the marketing publications.
WHEN: Friday 9th October to Monday 12th October (three nights stay minimum)
WHERE: Cortijo Las Montoras, Alhama De Granada
COST: €390 if booked in September, €490 if booked in October – a deposit of €180 will be required to secure your place, balance on arrival.
Cortijo Las Montoras: a farmhouse, rural accommodation for groups.
Respecting the architectural beauty of the 250 year old building, Cortijo Las Montoras has been refurbished to offer you comfort and wellbeing in Alhama de Granada.
Rated 5/5 on Trip Advisor, a beautiful space to transform.
Arrivals available from Monday 5th October with day trips to Alhama de Granada, walking tours of the natural parks, Arab Baths experience, Thai Massage, a visit to the Roman Villa of Salar, the beach is 40 mins drive away as well as personal art classes or therapeutic art sessions. Arrive early in the week to relax and unwind.
The retreat starts on Friday 9th, in the morning at 10am. We will explore the art of transformation and the artwork that is created in a time of confinement.
Saturday morning we explore our internal landscape with The Four Houses Vision Board technique. In the evening we start to capture the transformation that mindfulness and the placing of attention in new ventures can attract by creating our artwork. 10th,
Sunday 11th, is a day of creation with plenty of time to paint, draw and sketch our transformation journey. New imagined realities that have been constructed in our minds and hearts can be pulled into and anchored to our future reality by giving them form through art.
Monday12th, we travel together to install our newly created artworks and celebrate the opening with an attendance of a very special guest. We have lunch together to celebrate our new lives, our art on display and the new friendships that we have formed during the course.
Additional nights are available at the cortijo should you choose to stay with your artworks throughout the duration of the exhibition. Some transfers are available from Granada or Malaga city.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
📜photo ID for your stay at the cortijo
🎨favourite art supplies, some are provided, no art experience required
🧘♀️yoga clothes, no yoga experience required
🥽 swim things (swim cap for the trip to the hammam on Wednesday)
✌ an open mind/heart/body or a willingness to learn
If you have any questions about the format or the requirements please get in touch with Aliya Ali, the Organiser: Get in contact.