Residencies, Workshops, Arts Education and Community in the house that Edna Built!
Malika Booker

writer — London, UK – Malika Booker is a British writer, poet and multi-disciplinary artist of Guyanese ... more »

Our Workshop Series: Retreats and Intensives

The Colony has some of the hottest writers leading workshops in NYC and at the Colony. Click here to find out more.

Summer Professional Development Workshop for Educators

Reading Visual Art and Music as Text: Reflective Writing Strategies on July 27. Click here for more info.

Our second month of the 2016 residency season is nearly finished and already the time has been incredibly fruitful. The pastoral surrounds provide the obvious metaphor, but truly the budding trees and peeping bogs fill the fields and studios with bursting life. It’s easy to be inspired here. Just ask our May residents:

Ching Chu-Hu, Composing, Newark OH
Shira Erlichman, Poetry, Brooklyn, NY
Toru Hayashi, Visual Arts, NY, NY
Colleen… more »

April was off to a snowy but beautiful start with our fist batch of 2016 residents making their nests in our Austerlitz studios. So much has been happening here – it’s been such a hive of making!

So many groups and artists and writers and teachers and makers of all stripes come to the Colony to learn and make work. We love supporting creative community. It’s our mission. We’re having an amazing… more »