Art Colonies

An art colony is a place where creative practitioners live and interact with one another.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Curonian Spit Nida
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt The Darmstadt Artists’ Colony was established in 1899 by the Grand Duke, who appointed seven artists for three years. (AB ev)
Ohrid Region Colony Ramazzoti - yearly "get together" (in August)
Portobelo-San Lorenzo Taller Portobelo
Quebrada de Humahuaca Tilcara
San Miguel de Allende
Taos Pueblo The artists liven in the nearby town of Taos, but definitely get their inspiration from the Pueblo


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