Festivals of the Artists - 2018Jan Boelte

For 40 years Dillman’s Art Workshop Retreat has organized creative art workshops for over 11,000 artists in Wisconsin and exotic ports of call. Wisconsin workshops are held at Dillman’s Bay Resort, a lakeside resort located 350 miles north of Chicago. Visit www.dillmans.com/2018 to explore the schedule of art workshops.

Dillman’s is proud to be hosting the following festivals in 2018:

  • 1/28 Festival – Marco Island Center for the Arts, Marco Island, FL Noon-4pm
  • 2/2 Festival – Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL - 1pm-3pm.
    Demos by David R. Becker, Hannah Ineson, and Rose Edin
    Paint Party with David R. Becker 6:30pm-9:00pm
  • 3/25 Festival – Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, MN - 1pm-4:30pm
  • 5/27 Dillman's Open House - Lac du Flambeau, WI - 1pm-4pm
  • 6/2 Festival – River Arts on Water Gallery - Prairie du Sac, WI - 3pm-5pm (Paint Party with David R. Becker)

 

 


 

2018 SPONSORS

Lake of the Torches Resort Casino Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua Moondeer and Friends Gallery

 

Dillman’s Art Workshop Retreat was supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts
Wisconsin Arts Board Grant





Marco Island Center for the Arts

1010 Winterberry Drive
Marco Island, FL
239-394-4221 RSVP REQUIRED
Hyla Crane, Director

January 28, 2018
Noon to 4:00pm

Dillman’s Art Workshop Retreat of Lac du Flambeau, WI is partnering with the Marco Island Center for the Arts to bring the free festival to southwest Florida. There will be hour-long demonstrations by well-known artists in their chosen medium; artist’s original and reproduction artwork plus books, videos, and art supplies for sale; and information on resources for artists.

For 41 years Dillman’s Art Workshop Retreat has organized creative art workshops for over 11,500 artists in Wisconsin and exotic ports of call. Wisconsin workshops are held at Dillman’s Bay Resort, a lakeside resort located 350 miles north of Chicago. Visit www.dillmans.com/2018 to explore the schedule of 35 art workshops.

The proceeds of the auction will be awarded as scholarships to the northern Wisconsin art workshops. Applications are available online.

This FREE & FUN event includes:

  • Four hour-long demonstrations by well-known artists in their chosen mediums
  • Door prizes – announced at the top of each hour
  • Silent auction of artist's original and reproduction artwork plus books, videos, and art supplies
  • Complimentary beverage and snack reception
  • Free and convenient parking, to learn more visit: www.marcoislandart.org

If you and 4 of your friends or art league members sign up on 1/28/2018 for the same 2018 workshop, you all will receive a 10% discount on the instruction portion of the workshop.

Thank you to the Marco Island Center for the Arts and Hyla Crane, Director, for co-hosting this wonderful event!

ARTISTS ATTENDING

Scholarships

We are committed to offering art workshops because we know learning is a life-long process. We recognize that even thought we try to keep the instruction, lodging and meal prices competitive, that the price may be beyond the means of some. With that in mind, Dillman's offers partial scholarships / honorariums to help off-set the cost of the workshop. The scholarships are awarded to students based on financial needs. These scholarships are set up and given to those that would not be able to attend a workshop if they are not given financial support. Proceeds of the art corner gift shop will be awarded as scholarships to the northern Wisconsin art workshops. Scholarships are available and applications are online.

 







Dunedin Fine Art Center

1143 Michigan Blvd
Dunedin, Florida 34698
727-298-3322 - RSVP
Director Diane Shelly

Friday, February 2, 2018
1:00-3:00pm

Dillman’s Art Workshop Retreat of Lac du Flambeau, WI is partnering with the Dunedin Fine Art Center to bring the free festival to Florida. There will be hour-long demonstrations by well-known artists in their chosen medium; artist’s original and reproduction artwork plus books, videos, and art supplies for sale; and information on resources for artists.

Since 1978, Dillman’s Art Workshop Retreat has organized creative art workshops for over 11,500 artists in Wisconsin and exotic ports of call. The 3, 4 and 5 day workshops are held at Dillman’s Bay Resort, a family-owned, lakeside resort in northern Wisconsin. Students are invited to bring their friends and family along on the trip to enjoy the relaxing resort environment that offers a respite from Florida’s heat with boat rides, yoga, massage, Moondeer & Friends Gallery tours, fishing, biking, bird watching, gaming at Lake of the Torches Casino, along with local restaurants, golfing and concerts at Big Top Chautauqua. A convenient shuttle service is available from the local airport, allowing guests to vacation without the need to drive.

Dillman’s Bay Resort is located 350 miles north of Chicago, IL. Visit www.dillmans.com/2018 to explore the schedule of 35 art workshops.

The proceeds of the auction will be awarded as scholarships to the northern Wisconsin art workshops. Applications are available online.

This FREE & FUN event includes:

  • Two, one hour-long demonstrations by well-known artists in their chosen mediums
  • Door prizes – announced at the top of each hour
  • Silent auction of artist’s original and reproduction artwork plus books, videos, and art supplies.
    Proceeds of the auction will be awarded as scholarships www.dillmans.com/scholarship
  • Complimentary beverage and snack reception
  • Free and convenient parking

If you and 4 of your friends or art league members sign up on 2/2/2018 for the same 2018 workshop, you all will receive a 10% discount on the instruction portion of the workshop.

Thank you to the Dunedin Fine Art Center and to Diane Shelly, director, for co-hosting this wonderful event! Free and convenient parking is available, to learn more visit: www.dfac.org

ARTISTS ATTENDING

Scholarships

We are committed to offering art workshops because we know learning is a life-long process. We recognize that even thought we try to keep the instruction, lodging and meal prices competitive, that the price may be beyond the means of some. With that in mind, Dillman's offers partial scholarships / honorariums to help off-set the cost of the workshop. The scholarships are awarded to students based on financial needs. These scholarships are set up and given to those that would not be able to attend a workshop if they are not given financial support. Proceeds of the art corner gift shop will be awarded as scholarships to the northern Wisconsin art workshops. Scholarships are available and applications are online.

 







Hopkins Center for the Arts

1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343
(Suburb of Minneapolis)

March 25, 2018
1pm to 4:30pm

Dillman’s Art Workshop Retreat of Lac du Flambeau, WI is partnering with the Hopkins Center for the Arts for the seventh year to bring the free festival to Hopkins. There will be hour-long demonstrations by well-known artists in their chosen medium; artist’s original and reproduction artwork plus books, videos, and art supplies for sale; and information on resources for artists.

Since 1978, Dillman’s Art Workshop Retreat has organized creative art workshops for over 11,500 artists in Wisconsin and exotic ports of call. The 3, 4 and 5 day workshops are held at Dillman’s Bay Resort, a family-owned, lakeside resort in northern Wisconsin located 230 miles northeast of Minneapolis. Students are invited to bring their friends and family along on the trip to enjoy the relaxing resort environment that offers a respite from Florida’s heat with boat rides, yoga, massage, Moondeer & Friends Gallery tours, fishing, biking, bird watching, gaming at Lake of the Torches Casino, along with local restaurants, golfing and concerts at Big Top Chautauqua. A convenient shuttle service is available from the local airport, allowing guests to vacation without the need to drive.

Visit www.dillmans.com/2018 to explore the schedule of 35 art workshops.

The proceeds of the auction will be awarded as scholarships to the northern Wisconsin art workshops. Applications are available online

This FREE & FUN event includes:

  • One hour-long demonstrations by well-known artists in their chosen mediums
  • Door prizes – announced at the top of each hour
  • Silent auction of artist’s original and reproduction artwork plus books, videos, and art supplies.
    Proceeds of the auction will be awarded as scholarships www.dillmans.com/scholarship
  • Complimentary beverage and snack reception
  • Free and convenient parking

If you and 4 of your friends or art league members sign up on 3/25/2018 for the same 2018 workshop, you all will receive a 10% discount on the instruction portion of the workshop.

During the afternoon of the Festival of Artists, the Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts will offer a BOGO (Buy One Get One) sale on memberships for new members. Buy a membership and give a membership to a friend (must also be a new member) or buy a year, get a year free for yourself!

Thank you to the Hopkins Center for the Arts for co-hosting this wonderful event! Free and convenient parking is available, to learn more visit: www.hopkinsartscenter.com/plan-your-visit.

ARTISTS ATTENDING

  • 1-4:30 Art Store – Information and list of items for sale . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd Floor
  • CHECK BACK SHORTLY FOR AN FULL LIST OF ARTISTS ATTENDING
  • Subject to change effective 1/1/2018

Scholarships

We are committed to offering art workshops because we know learning is a life-long process. We recognize that even thought we try to keep the instruction, lodging and meal prices competitive, that the price may be beyond the means of some. With that in mind, Dillman's offers partial scholarships / honorariums to help off-set the cost of the workshop. The scholarships are awarded to students based on financial needs. These scholarships are set up and given to those that would not be able to attend a workshop if they are not given financial support. Proceeds of the art corner gift shop will be awarded as scholarships to the northern Wisconsin art workshops. Scholarships are available and applications are online.

 


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Spring Open House

 

Celebrating our 41st year offering workshops in northern Wisconsin and around the world – space still available!

Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 1-4pm

13277 Dillman's Way
Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin 54538
715-588-3143 - Please RSVP

There will be an demonstrations by well-known artists in their chosen medium; artist’s original and reproduction artwork plus books, videos, and art supplies for sale; and information on resources for artists.

Join us for the family-friendly, FREE and FUN event on Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 1pm to 4pm at Dillman’s Bay Resort, Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. Parents, family and friends are welcome to enjoy the demonstrations and activities.

This FREE & FUN event includes:

  • Complimentary beverage and snack reception.
  • Door Prizes announced at the top of each hour, including: Resorts of Wisconsin coffee table book.
  • Optional dinner 6pm - RSVP by calling 715-588-3143.
  • First 15 school age children who pre register receive a complimentary watercolor starter kit

 

 

Scholarships

We are committed to offering art workshops because we know learning is a life-long process. We recognize that even thought we try to keep the instruction, lodging and meal prices competitive, that the price may be beyond the means of some. With that in mind, Dillman's offers partial scholarships / honorariums to help off-set the cost of the workshop. The scholarships are awarded to students based on financial needs. These scholarships are set up and given to those that would not be able to attend a workshop if they are not given financial support. Proceeds of the art corner gift shop will be awarded as scholarships to the northern Wisconsin art workshops. Scholarships are available and applications are online.

 



 


 

For additional information regarding scholarships please contact:
Dillman’s Creative Arts Foundation 715-588-3143 art@dillmans.com
Po Box 98 Lac du Flambeau, Wi. 54538

2017 SPONSORS

Lake of the Torches Resort Casino Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua Moondeer and Friends Gallery
Lake of the Torches Resort Casino Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua Moondeer & Friends Gallery

 

Dillman’s Art Workshop Retreat was supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts
Wisconsin Arts Board Grant

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