Experience art retreats without leaving your home! There's a community of passionate, creative souls looking to connect, and the art retreat is where is happens. In Destination Creativity, Rice Freeman-Zachery brings the life-altering journey of the art retreat from venues all across the country straight into your hands and the comfort of your favorite chair. Maybe you've heard about the many different places you can go to take art workshops from a variety of talented artistic instructors, but you haven't been sure which retreat experience is right for you. Rice has done your homework! From Port Townsend, Washington's Artfest to Hampton, Virginia's Art & Soul, from rural Wisconsin to the strip of Las Vegas, from beads to quilts to painting with your hands, she has the inside scoop for you in Destination Creativity and a first-hand account of nine inspiring art retreats. Take five workshops right alongside Rice with step-by-step instruction and a glimpse into the actual classroom experience. Hear from a variety of attendees-creative types just like you-what it is that drew them to attend their chosen event and be inspired by their life-changing stories.
See what the retreats actually look like with plenty of atmospheric photos taken by Rice's favorite sidekick, Earl Zachery. Discover ideas for hosting creative get-togethers in your own hometown including naming your retreat, picking a venue and planning meals. Destination Creativity is your chance to see what all of the buzz is about. Pull up a chair and take the journey.