workshops + RETREATS
Wild Rice Retreat focuses on nurturing individual creativity and human development.
Experienced, quality local and visiting instructors are encouraged inquire here if you would like to contribute to helping our team create the most vibrant, creative and beautiful destination retreat center in the upper Midwest.
Local partnerships foster and support the Chequamegon Bay arts community, local businesses and residents.
Nourishing the mind, body and spirit through sharing and creating food, aromatherapy, nutritional coaching and therapy, and herbalism with a focus on using locally-sourced ingredients whenever possible.
Healing movement including yoga, dance, tai chi, functional movement therapies, and Qigong, among others.
Creative expression activities including painting, drawing, jewelry design, music, meditation, and many more.
Join Jodi Reeb for an exciting weekend of encaustic painting at Wild Rice Retreat! During this workshop you’ll learn beginning Encaustic techniques that include fusing and paint application. This workshop is intended for mid-level painters.
Wild Rice Retreat is the perfect setting to practice presence—personally, in community, and with something greater than ourselves. Many of us find sacred space on our mats. Many of us find sacred space in nature. Many of us consider the question of something greater than self. Wild Rice Retreat provides us with the opportunity to explore and experience how this informs our lives. All levels welcome.
Create your own personally textured bangle bracelet from start to finish in this unique two day metalsmithing retreat. Confident beginner to intermediate levels.
Loosen up and explore the magic of combining colors and textures in your pieced quilts without need for templates or patterns. Beginner to intermediate level retreat.
Quiet your mind while you use a variety of materials to create your own personal story in fabric. Beginner to advanced levels welcome.
Create powerful, emotionally impactful photographs that express a deeper connection to place, and ourselves. All levels of photographers welcome.
Gain renewed and current perspectives on today’s diverse markets for photography and find receptive audiences for your work. Intended for advanced level photographers.
Create beautiful impressionistic watercolor paintings using Andy Evansen’s popular techniques. Class level is Intermediate/Advanced. Beginners welcome and are encouraged to contact Andy.
This retreat centers on the idea that we are not fixed creatures, but instead are capable of cultivating increased vitality, cognition, and overall well-being. Through discussion of yogic teachings and applied technique, we will explore how to leverage this innate resiliency with daily practices of postures, breath-work, and meditation in addition to group discussion, writing, and reflection. All levels welcome.
Explore the connection between meditation and photography in this workshop for photographers of all levels.