Our Center in Italy

In these moments please join us in praying for Italy.  She has led the world in facing a challenge of epic proportion and shown her courage and resilience.  How uplifting it is to the world to see Italians singing from their balconies and connecting with neighbors in ways that open the heart, bring laughter and nourish courage. 



The Arts & Culture of Assisi

+ nearby Perugia, Florence, Siena, Rome & more

We offer a wonderful opportunity for art teachers and workshop leaders who work with creative process.  You can rent our inspiring art workshop space (including a large presentation and meeting space amidst beautiful artwork and a hands on painting studio with a panoramic view of the Umbrian Hills) and we can help you to organize your meals, accommodations and day trips to the treasures of Italy that surround our studio.

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Our gallery classroom space can hold over 100 participants, or provide a spacious area for experiential work with a smaller group.

The Awakening Arts Academy enjoys panoramic views in the beautiful hills above Assisi.  The expansiveAcademy back yard- Awakening Arts Academy beauty that surrounds us, and the nurturing space of the studio provides a peaceful oasis for the exploration of your creative spirit.

And we are just across the street from the Ananda Yoga and Meditation Retreat centerSummer temple from above, an International center renown in Europe.  Delicious vegetarian meals, daily yoga classes and meditation in the beautiful Temple of Light.  You can also enjoy cappuccino’s, homemade chocolates & pastries in the Ananda Piazza- all a three minute walk away.

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Opportunities in the area: Receive the heart opening blessings of St. Francis of Assisi as we visit his hermitage and walk in his footsteps on Mount Subasio. Visit the Portziuncola (the chapel built by St. Francis) and  the Cathedral of Santa Chiara (Saint Clare).  See the 2,000 year old Minerva Temple and the ancient Roman Ruins beneath the streets of Medieval Assisi.  Witness the astonishing beauty of the Frassasi Caves- Europe’s largest and most magnificent.  Discover Siena, where time stood still- and make your own Stained Glass artwork in one’s of Italy’s oldest Glass Art Studio’s.

Drink in the ‘la Dolce Vita’ –‘the sweet life’ of Italy.  Relish the beauty of art and nature, and the joy of your own flowing creative expression.

Some of the many Festivals in and around Assisi:

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We can help you plan a time that overlaps with one of the many colorful and fun festivals held in Assisi, Perugia, Bavagna, Spello, Gubbio, etc.

Create a once in a lifetime experience for your group!

Contact us for a conversation:  info (at) awakeningartsacademy.com