The Arthouse, located within an ancient hilltop castle in rural Umbria

The Arthouse, located within an ancient hilltop castle in rural Umbria

Dates and Prices 2016

April 17th to 23rd
May 1st to 7th
May 29th to June 4th
June 12th to 18th
June 26th to July 2nd
September 4th to 10th
September 18th to 24th

Complete cost of 6-day workshop including all local transport and full board plus tuition, materials, and museum entrance fees:  £1200.  Flights are not included.

What is included

The course price includes all meals. Breakfast and lunch will be served in the atmospheric dining room or in the gardens, where some of the food is grown (any special diets will be catered for if notified in advance). In the evening you will be whisked off to superb local restaurants for a taste of authentic Umbrian cuisine. (Alcoholic beverages not included)

All excursion and museum entrance fees are included.  All art materials will be provided, but if you have any favourite products please bring them with you.

Non-participating companions are welcome but must organise their own transport for the full week. The cost for companions is: £800 for full board and lodging.

Break time

Break time

Booking and payment details

At the time of booking a 25% deposit is payable, with the remainder due 8 weeks before the commencement of the workshop. There is no refund if booking is cancelled within this 8-week period. For cancellations more than 8 weeks prior, the deposit will be refunded less an administration fee of £50.

The courses are limited to three participants to ensure individual attention. If a course does not have three attendees, it will not go ahead and there will be a full refund.

All attendees are responsible for their own insurance.   The Arthouse will not be liable for any accidents or injury within its confines.

How to secure a place

Please email Sarah at to check availability and to make a reservation. Payment is by bank transfer and the account details are provided along with a booking confirmation.

Getting to the Arthouse

There are direct flights to and from Perugia airport with Ryanair from Stansted.  Guests can be met and escorted to the Arthouse which is only 30 minutes from the airport.  

Flights can also be made to Pisa, Florence, Bologna or Rome and then continue via train to Terontola-Cortona station, where a pick up can be arranged for the group at 3.00pm on the Sunday of arrival. Terontola is one hour from the Arthouse.


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