News & Notes

Watch ‘Dog Days’

On August 26, 2023 our Artist Interns brought the dances and performances they created throughout the summer to Vienna Union ...

Watch ‘A Tender Circus’

On August 27, 2022 our Artist Interns brought the dances and performances they created throughout the summer to Vienna Union ...

Warm Winter Wishes from Bearnstow

This past year Bearnstow successfully completed the second year of our four-year restoration project. We are excited to report that ...

Bearnstow is hiring a cook/chef!

Bearnstow is seeking an experienced chef/cook who can work creatively on a budget to create delicious meals for Bearnstow’s resident ...

Welcome to our new Website!

A big thanks to Maine Arts Commision, Lila Hurwitz/Doolittle+Bird, Jim Van Abbema, Sam Burnell, Erik Klingman, and our individual donors ...

Pause

Drawing: Reg (Ruth) Grauert Regrettably, the 2020 Bearnstow summer workshops have been suspended in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Historical Footage from Bearnstow’s Past

Edited by Max Prum from Bearnstow’s archive footage. Earlier this summer, two longtime campers, Bebe Miller and Janet Erickson, remembered ...

Bearnstow’s Geological History, from 20,000 Years Ago

By Julie Brigham-Grette and Daniel Miller, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts–Amherst Map of deglaciation showing ocean transgression (blue shaded ...

A History of Bearnstow

by Ruth Grauert According to Mount Vernon town records, it was in the spring 1864 that Ebenezer Bean measured off ...

Experience Bearnstow

by Ruth Grauert Listen to the loons. Composition by Shamou Mou. One crosses the Bridge and enters an unchanged world ...

Stories from Camp (Bearnstow, that is)

by Susan Douglas Roberts Dreaming my way in I wake up Sunday morning on the Bates campus. I’ve come this ...