Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities:
Located in Stamford CT (just one hour north of NYC), The Mayapple Center provides 5-day summer programs in the fields of creative writing, music, visual arts, humanities, and theatre. Taught by experienced faculty who are leading specialists in their respective fields, our summer arts programs are open to adults with two years of college experience. In addition, we offer cultural literacy weekend programs for youth, 30-day artist residencies, humanities forums, humanitarian retreats, and study abroad programs.
Summer & Year-Round Arts Programs:
The Mayapple Center offers separate programs in a variety of categories for different age groups and skill levels that promote cultural and intellectual vitality in the twenty-first century. These programs include:
- Adult programs in the areas of creative writing, visual arts, music, humanities, and theatre for those over the age of 18 with two years of college experience
- Weekend programs for middle school, high school, and college students aimed to increase cultural literacy
- 30 day residencies for artists and scholars who are leading specialists in their fields
- Humanities forums that discuss the state of the arts and humanities in the 21st century and propose creative solutions to twenty-first century issues
- Study abroad programs for high school students and adults of all ages thematically targeted to promote study of the arts and humanities and provide hands-on instruction in the visual arts, creative writing, music, theatre, and humanities
- Humanitarian retreats for individuals from various human rights organizations that focus on music, writing, and art therapy; these retreats are staffed by volunteers and are tuition-free
Please email through our Contact Page for more information.
Date: June 23-27
Instructor: Mary Rowell
Course Title: “Chamber Music Now: Skills for Modern Music,”
Date: August 4-8
Instructor: Manuel Sosa
Course Title: “Discourse, Process and Presentation: An exploration of color and duration in time, in music composition."
Date: June 29- July 4
Instructor: Eve Aschheim/ John Yau
Course Title: “Ways of Looking at, and Thinking about, the Landscape"
Date: July 21-25
Instructor: John Jerome O’Connor
Course Title: “Confusing the Controller”
Date: July 7-11
Instructor: Thomas Powers
Course Title: “Telling True Stories”
Dates: July 14-18
Instructor: Cate Marvin
Program Title: “So I Did Sit and Eat”: Literary Touchstones (Claiming Your Place at the “Master’s” Table)
Date: August 18-22
Instructor: Vijay Seshadri
Course Title: Transitions and Transfigurations
Date: July 28-August 1
Instructor: Evan Yionoulis
Course Title: The Actor as Theatre Maker
Date: August 11-15
Instructor: Deak Nabors
Course Title: The Aesthetic Tradition of Perpetual War
Email: Contact Us
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