PROGRAMS

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Our workshops and retreats often go beyond traditional classroom style teaching by creating a space where participants explore in a non-competitive, supportive, and hands-on learning environment.

PLEASE NOTE: You will need to call us to purchase a meal plan for any roommates who are not taking a program workshop!

June 2024

Sabbath as Life Abundant with Rev. Anita Amstutz – G24060501

Suffering is real and perennial, but so is soul and body nourishing love and connection! In this retreat, experience how Sabbath can come alive as we share together, re-filling the wells of our souls with Living Water—alongside the “slow heartbeat” of nature.  Our communal time together will include shared Sabbath meals, guided group process, art and […] ...
24 - 29 Jun
All Day

Ghost Ranch Family Week – G24060600

  Light! Community! Action! Come to Ghost Ranch and star in your own movie adventure! Do you like mysteries? Join a scavenger hunt. Prefer a musical? We have singing and dancing. Action-adventure more your speed? Try hiking or canoeing. And for sports fans, we have swimming, basketball, a ga-ga pit and 9-square in the Air, frisbee, and […] ...
30 Jun - 05 Jul
All Day

Camp Wingbeat: Teen Birding Adventure with Raymond VanBuskirk – G24060620

PLEASE CALL 505.685.4881 OR 505.685.1019 TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP. Nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of northern New Mexico, Camp Wingbeat offers a unique overnight camp experience for teens passionate about birds and the natural world. Held at the iconic Ghost Ranch—a place of immense natural beauty and serenity—this camp is designed to inspire, educate, […] ...
30 Jun - 06 Jul
All Day
July 2024

Introduction to Southwest Silversmithing with Jamie Halpern & Susie Sawin – G24070201

Learn the basic skills of Southwest-style silversmithing in the awe-inspiring Ghost Ranch jewelry studio. Experience hands-on work in sawing, soldering, stone-setting, and finishing beautify jewelry in an inspiring environment. Wearable (and sellable) pieces of art will be made. For beginning or experienced students. Serious-minded youth 14+ are welcome. This is a hands-on course in learning […] ...
07 - 13 Jul

Fire It Up! Art Welding with David Kadlec & Connie B Burkhart – G24070202

Join our “welding-in-the-round” community and experience the thrill of metal art welding surrounded by the incredible beauty of Ghost Ranch. Learn the basics of oxygen acetylene welding and brazing, MIG & stick welding, plasma cutting and other metal cutting and forming techniques to make functional pieces and metal sculpture. Create your pieces using scrap metal […] ...
07 - 13 Jul

Sparkling Soil – Working with Micaceous Clay with Barbara Campbell– G24070204

In this class we will use earthenware clay that has been tempered with finely ground mica.  The mica gives strength and porosity to the clay making it perfect for functional and decorative use on direct flame.  We will also concentrate on creating the perfect bean pot using coil and pinch techniques.  Micaceous clay is a strong forgiving […] ...
07 - 13 Jul

Lino Printing on Fabric and Paper with Karena Koeberle Wells– G24070205

This hands-on workshop invites participants to immerse themselves in the world of  design, carving, and printing on both fabric and paper, all while drawing inspiration from  the breathtaking landscapes surrounding Ghost Ranch.  Against the backdrop of this inspiring scenery, discover the fundamentals of design,  learning the art of crafting visually captivating patterns and images tailored […] ...
07 - 13 Jul

Draw What You See, Remember What You Saw with Jennifer Pickett– G24070206

How many times have you gotten home from a fabulous trip and looked at your photos with disappointment. The colors are not what you remember. Your subject got lost in its surroundings. You aren’t even sure why you took some of those photos! Sometimes a camera just doesn’t capture the experience you want to remember. […] ...
07 - 13 Jul

Animated Stained Glass with Joseph Cavalieri– G24070207

New York artist and  educator Joseph Cavalieri is excited to return to Ghost Ranch  for the fourth time, this time to teach a class where you will learn how to cut, copper foil and soldier stained glass to make colorful wall hung stained glass  pieces. Subjects of your art can be as fun or as serious as you like! Perfect for beginners […] ...
07 - 13 Jul

Sculpting Paper Birds with Roberto Benavidez – G24070208

In this class we sculpt birds using paper as our primary medium. Roberto is an artist specializing in the piñata form so his approach to paper sculpting is piñata-based. We will first explore the paper mache technique and then the different materials that can be used along side of it. We will discuss the approach of recycling by […] ...
07 - 13 Jul
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