Review: Maine Media Workshops and College, Rockport, Maine

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Maine Media Workshops and College


The Vibe

It’s no wonder people come here from around the world. Endless programs are available in different fields like food writing, graphic design, filmmaking, directing, nature and landscape, photojournalism and much more. Workshops are taught by world-class teachers in a hands-on manner to engage students and facilitate the learning process, and are open to students of all levels. If you’re feeling even more adventurous, try one of their travel learning programs. Participate in an immersive workshop in journalism, film, photography or writing in locations around the globe like Prague or Barcelona. Something is available for everyone and for all schedules. Class lengths vary from 2 day workshops, one week programs, or up to 10 and 12 week intensives.


One of the best parts about Maine Media Workshop? Its killer location. Rockport is in the heart of the inspiring Maine coast where you will be surrounded by mountains, woods, rocky shores, and islands in the Atlantic. It’s spectacular natural beauty is sure to get your creative juices flowing.


The Rooms & Food

Sleep in serenity in the heart of Midcoast Maine. Various housing options are available on the campus’ 10 acres of land. Your cozy secluded space will be within walking distance of classrooms and studios.  There are dining facilities on campus with enough delicious options to suit all dietary styles.

The Extras

It’s not just about what you will learn at one of these incredible workshops, but how you will spend your time in gorgeous Midcoast Maine. Hike through the mountains, kayak the nearby lake, visit one of the area’s 24 lighthouses, sail through Penobscot Bay, take a ferry to Monhegan Islands’ artists colony, and take in the art at the Farnsworth Museum. Explore Maine’s picturesque villages and sample famous Maine lobster rolls and blueberry everything.  When you’re class ends, you won’t want to leave, which is why so many artists return year after year to fuel endless inspiration.


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