Star Arts Retreat 2022

June 19, 2022 to June 26, 2022

2022 Star Island Update

Star Arts is a week-long adult creative retreat on beautiful Star Island where you will experience your choice of creative workshops, communal meals, yoga and singing opportunities in an embracing community. You need not be an artist, nor an active participant, but Star Arts offers a chance to express your creative side and celebrate you uniqueness in a breathtaking and supportive environment. Join us. Make new friends. Discover hidden talents. Create a masterpiece or just enjoy the extraordinary beauty of this magical island. Star Arts offers an opportunity to experience creativity, a sense of community and individual spirituality. Once you visit ……YOU WILL COME BACK We are very excited to announce that we will be offering an Artisan workshop this year. To peruse details on this and our other workshops and activities, please visit


Theme Speakers

MOVEMENT: “Emergent Dance: Tuning Into Collective Effervescence” led by Alana Rancourt Phinney; MUSIC: “Rise Up Singing” led by Liza DiSavino & A.J. Bodnar; THEATER: “Playback Theatre” led by Tim van Ness; VISUAL ARTS: “Mixed Media” led by Suta Lee; WRITING: “Writing” led by Charles Coe; PHOTOGRAPHY: “To See Feelingly” led by Parrish Dobson; SPECIAL ARTISAN WORKSHOP: “Gathering Basket” led by Nancy Duffie, where new or experienced weavers will complete their own large Gathering Basket. Size limited to 20. Extra cost including materials & tools: $50.00.

Minister of the Week

Rev. Bill Clark, UU Minister

Program Fee


Financial Aid

Scholarships available. See our conference website at for more information.

Room & Board

Arts Standard Shared Standard Single Motel Shared Motel Single
Adult 18+ $1,072 $1,458 $1,320 $1,937

Boat Schedule

Depart Portsmouth: 6/19: 2:25 pm

Depart Star: 6/26: 9:20 am


For more information, or with questions, contact our registrars Mary Ann Young and Anne Nowselski