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Teachers exploring Burnt IslandBurnt Island Courses and Workshops, 2015   

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The Maine Department of Marine Resources invites you to enroll in our educational workshops and courses at the Burnt Island Light Station in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. The inspirational beauty of this island will bring out the artist, writer, and experiential learner in you.

Flyer and Registration Form (PDF file, 2 pages)

  • June 29th-July 3rd – Into the Field with Watercolors is an introductory, week-long course. As “plein air” artists, participants will use both transparent and opaque watercolor techniques to capture the spirit and essence of the Burnt Island landscape. Into the Field with Watercolors syllabus (PDF file, 6 pages, 57 MB)
  • July 20th-23rd – Supporting Learners with Autism & Developmental Disabilities through Ocean Science is a three-day workshop offered in cooperation with the Margaret Murphy Center for Children in Auburn. Supporting Learners summary (PDF file, 2 pages)
  • July 27th-31st – Island Color in Silk is a week-long course that will introduce several silk application techniques. The experience will bring out the artist in everyone – no artistic training or skills are required. Island Color in Silk syllabus (PDF file, 6 pages, 6 MB)
  • August 4th-6th – Writing by the Sea is a three day workshop offered in cooperation with the Southern Maine Writing Project. Surrounded by the spectacular sights and sounds of the sea, writers and writing teachers will be treated to the supreme luxury: time and space to compose. Writing by the Sea summary (PDF file, 1 page)

The Burnt Island Education Center – Pictures of the Center, classroom, and accommodations - PDF file, 347 kb

For more information, please contact Elaine Jones.