Residencies, Workshops, Arts Education and Community in the house that Edna Built!
Aaron Haba

visual artist — Camano Island, WA – Born in NJ in 1967 Aaron grew up in a diverse ... more »

Application Portal Open!

Now taking applications for August – November, 2017. Deadline March 1! Online portal or hard copy. Info here.

Visit Us This Winter

Winter Shaker season is upon us! Early December through March, alumni and guest artists make their own DIY residency at Millay. We would love to see you here!

As years go, 2016 was a painful one for artists. The loss of some visionary creative forces – more than we can name here but suffice it to say that Ziggy Stardust, Purple Rain and the Daptones are ringing in our ears as we think of the year outgoing. And it has been a year of increasing divisiveness and fear. Even on our little hilltop we have felt all this, mourned all this, and worked to respond with warmth and strength…to remind everyone of our unwavering commitment to artists, all artists from all places, and students. We waver not, dear reader. We are here.

The Millay Colony’s hilltop is evermore a haven and a sanctuary. In 2016, we welcomed 72 artists, including two collaborating groups of artists, from all over the country as well as overseas, to the Colony for creative residencies.

Barbara De Pirro made banana bread. Toby Altman flipped for the blueberry festival and local blueberry pie. Saad Haddad became the grillmaster with the mostest. We had trips to the pub, the local museums, the swimming holes. There were readings and open studios and there was much music. Our studios ring with… more »