Calendar of Events

5:00 pm
This participatory workshop will investigate the essential elements of creating aesthetically pleasing photography, both in color and black and white. His topics will include composition, light and shadow, exposure, and practical techniques. Stay and enjoy … Continue reading "Fridays @ 5: I Am A Camera – A Photography Workshop with Ken Papagan"
Hermitage Artist Retreat
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
Where can you feast on a gourmet lobster buffet in the splendid surroundings of historic buildings nestled among the coastal environment of Manasota Key and engage in easy conversations with great friends and talented artists? … Continue reading "Artful Lobster"
Hermitage Artist Retreat
5:00 pm
Author and playwright Lisa Schlesinger will lead a workshop on writing your love story for the Modern Love column of The New York Times. At the end of the workshop, participants may send in their … Continue reading "Fridays @ 5: Write Your Story for the “Modern Love” Column of the New York Times with Lisa Schlesinger"
Hermitage Artist Retreat
5:00 pm
Theater artist Geoff Sobelle will offer the first glimpse of the performance piece he is working on at the Hermitage. He uses mime, illusion, movement, and even clownlike physical comedy to act out his unusual … Continue reading "Fridays @ 5: Sublime Ridiculous at Sunset with Geoff Sobelle"
Hermitage Artist Retreat
5:00 pm
The dynamic Caribbean multimedia artist Sheena Rose and poet Caryl Pagel will offer a glimpse of their works-in-progress and discuss their artistry and creative process. This is a free event but reservations are required. Click … Continue reading "Fridays @ 5: Sunset Performance Art and Poetry with Sheena Rose and Caryl Pagel"
Hermitage Artist Retreat
5:00 pm
Ari will celebrate the anniversary edition of his novel, “The Shoemaker’s Tale,” with a beachfront reading from the book, as well as a performance of new stories and songs. This is a free event but … Continue reading "Fridays @ 5: Song and Story on the Beach with Mark Ari"
Hermitage Artist Retreat