Open Call

Lacawac Sanctuary Residency Program

Lacawac Sanctuary Field Station and Environmental Education Center

No Funding
Lake Ariel, United States


Lacawac affirms its commitment to acceptance, diversity and inclusion. We welcome all participants regardless of sexual orientation, color or creed. It is our deep commitment to promote the arts to through a greater equity, sustainability, and interconnectedness. Lacawac seeks to broaden accessibility to the residency experience. We strategically integrate artistic experimentation through collaborative scientific research and works that transcend the limits of traditional disciplines and create new approaches to address the major issues of our time. Our program helps establish a more equitable world by cultivating creativity, community and leadership.

Number of Participants

Lacawac can accommodate up to 4-6 artists at one time.


No deadline


May 05, 2024 - August 10, 2024


  • $10.00 application fee
  • $300.00 program fee (weekly)


Conference Rooms, Co-Working, Desk Space, Shared Studio


Kitchen, Live/Work, Private Room, Shared Bathroom


No meals

Public Programs



Acting, Activists, Administrators, Architecture, Arts Administrator, Book Arts, Cartoonist, Curatorial, Dance, Design, Documentary, Drawing, Dreamers, Fiber Arts, Fiction, Film, Intervention, Jewelry, Journalism, Land Art, Literature, Mime, Mixed Reality, Multimedia, Nonfiction, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Printmaking, Public Art, Research, Scholar, Scientists, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Start Up, Theatre, Theatre Directors, Thinkers, Visual Arts, Web Design, Web Development



Program Description

Each year professional or aspiring artists are selected to spend time at Lacawac Sanctuary for either one or two weeks. During the residencies, artists are free to produce their artwork using the inspiration of the beauty that is Lacawac. Housing and studio space is provided. Artists are provided: * a comfortable, rustic room in the Historic Watres Lodge or the Ice House Cottage * access 545-acres which includes a glacial lake, 2 ponds, shore access to Lake Wallenpaupack, ledges natural area, and forests. * studio/workspace in the Carriage House. Artists provide their own transportation and take care of their meals while at Lacawac. The lodge and ice house are well equipped with cookware and dishes and all necessary kitchen amenities. The residencies have wireless internet. Residents should bring a laptop if they so desire. Cell phone connection is generally available at Lacawac.

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