Writing in the Land of Enchantment in Taos, New Mexico
/ Schedule

June 1 – 15
3 Undergraduate Humanities & Sciences Credits
Course number: HWD-3344-A
Tuition: $3,350

FACULTY: DAVIDA SINGER, ISABELLE DECONINCK

Sunday, June 2
Arrival day and brief orientation

Monday, June 3
9:00AM-12:00 PM  Workshop
Free afternoon
Evening reading

Tuesday, June 4
9:30AM-11 :30AM Presentation on the cultural history of Taos by Michael Knight, former director/current board member of the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, followed by private tour of Wurlitzer Foundation and its art collection (Art from the Taos Moderns – 1940-70s)
2:00PM-3:00 PM Discussion of individual themes

Wednesday, June 5
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Workshop
2:30PM-4:30 PM Guided tour of Taos Pueblo

Thursday, June 6
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Workshop
Free afternoon

Friday, June 7
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Workshop
2:30-4:00 PM Visit of a gallery, followed by onsite writing in courtyard
5:00 PM-7:00 PM  One-on-one session

Saturday, June 8
9:00 AM-12:– PM Workshop – Includes one-hour discussion with local fiction /memoir writer Jan Smith
Free afternoon

Sunday, June 9
Day trip to Santa Fe
11:00 AM-1:00 PM Visit to Georgia O’Keefe Museum, including onsite drawing and journaling in museum patio
Afternoon: Students’ choice

Monday, June 10
Free time – Optional: Hike to Williams Lake and visit to the town of Arroyo Seco.

Tuesday, June 11
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Workshop
Free afternoon

Wednesday, June 12
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Workshop
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM Visit to Rio Grande Gorge Bridge and Earthship Community

Thursday, June 13
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Workshop
Free Afternoon
5:00 – 7:00 PM Visit to the Millicent Rogers Museum & the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

Friday, June 14
9:00 -11:00 AM Workshop
11:30 AM-1:00 PM Talk and rehearse with guest musicians
Free Afternoon
6:00 PM Reading Performance with live musuc

Saturday, June 15
Free day
7:30 PM Portfolio due
Farewell dinner

Sunday, June 16
Departure day

Please note that this schedule is subject to change. For more information visit destinations.sva.edu or facebook.com/writingintheLandofEnchantment, or contact Laurie Johenning via email: [email protected]; phone: 212.592.2624.