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How to Register for a Workshop or Class
  1. Visit our  2017 Workshops & Retreats page  to view all our offerings.
  2. Select a workshop by clicking on the thumbnail image or title. This will take you to
    the individual workshop page to view the details of the course, the 
    artist/instructor information and your purchase options.
  3. Scroll down (below the details) to "Purchase Options " and make your selections.  
  4. Click "Add to Cart " next to quantity field.
  5. Once you have made your selections, go to "View Cart" and you will be prompted to check out through paypal. Complete the web form and click "Submit " to proceed to PayPal to make a secure payment. (you do not need a paypal account, most credit cards are accepted). 

Pricing
Each workshop is priced to include the individual workshop tuition, lab fee. Commuter workshop pricing includes tuition, lab fee and meals. The meals include a daily lunch buffet, catered to the School of Art & Design, our Sunday night opening reception and dinner, followed by groups meeting with their instructors for a briefing of the workshop week, and a mid-week bbq dinner (with vegetarian options). Prices vary according to instructor costs and varying lab fees. 


Discounts
Membership Discount
Become a member of Cullowhee Mountain ARTS and receive the early bird discount on one workshop if enrolled by January 15.
See Details.

Multiple Room Discount
If you are purchasing more than one Single Room - or if you are bringing a group, you may qualify for the Cullowhee Mountain ARTS multiple room discount. Contact us at 828-342-6913 

Payment Policy
  • Registrations for  Summer Arts Series Workshop made before April 15, must be accompanied by a 50% deposit.
  • Destination Workshops and Retreats all require 50% deposits to enroll with balance due dates listed on each page

Refund Policies:
Summer Workshops
  • A full refund is made when a student registers for a workshop that is canceled or already full at the time of registration.
  • An email or letter cancellation is required for withdrawals. Students who withdraw before April 30 receive a refund of the workshop deposit less a 25% registration & processing fee. Any housing and meal deposits will be refunded in full.
  • If a cancellation is made after April 30, the deposit is forfeited, but a credit for the amount may be applied to another workshop that same calendar year. You may also transfer your deposit to a friend or family member for that same calendar year or make a tax deductible donation  to Cullowhee Mountain ARTS. (There are some workshops that may have earlier cut off dates due to demand - this will be noted in your confirmation email.
  • Students who withdraw after May 1 even if workshop was paid in full, receive no refund  but can transfer to another workshop during the calendar year or transfer their deposit to a friend or family member for that same calendar year or make a  tax deductible donation  to Cullowhee Mountain ARTS. 
  • We strongly recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance from your travel agent in the event an unforeseen medical emergency.

Taos Retreat & Workshops 
Payment and Refund Policies:
  • A full refund is made if the event is canceled or already full at the time of registration.
  • Registrations for "The Sense of Place Retreat & Workshops" made before January 31 must be accompanied by a 50% deposit.
  • The remaining balance is due by March 1, 2016.
  • Registrations made after January 31, must be accompanied by payment in full.
  • We are unable to make full refunds if you must withdraw from the Retreat. However, we will credit you up to 50% of your payment, if canceled before January 31, 2016.  You may use this credit for another CMA program or workshop within the 2016 calendar year. There are no monetary refunds after January 31, due to our financial commitments to partnering organizations.
  • We highly recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance from your travel agent in the event of a medical emergency.

    Lake Logan Retreats & Workshops 
  • Payment and Refund Policies:
    • A full refund is made if the event is canceled or already full at the time of registration.
    • Registrations for a retreat must be accompanied by a 50% deposit.
    • Withdraws made up to 8 weeks before the Retreat will be refunded less a registration-cancellation fee of $100.
    • Withdraws after 8 weeks prior to retreat start date, will receive no refund, but your deposit may be transferred to a friend or family member or be applied to another CMA program or workshop in that same calendar year.
    • The remaining balance is due six weeks prior to the retreat. You will be sent an invoice prior to the final payment due date.
    • Registrations made after the 8 weeks out date must be accompanied by payment in full.
    • We highly recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance from your travel agent in the event of a medical emergency.


  The Summer Arts Workshop Series
at Western Carolina University

Housing

S
taying on Campus
Most Summer Arts Workshop participants stay on campus for the community  experience and the convenience to the studios in the School of Art and Design.  
Lodging is a“ The Village ” set back from the main campus and in a quiet area with private parking. Housing here is a series of town houses with 8 to 10 bedrooms in each house. Each house has a kitchen and living room. 
 Though the rooms are dormitory style, they have private baths and air conditioning,

Meals
Our Meal plan includes the Catered lunches are served in the School of Art and Design. The meal plan also includes the Sunday evening wine reception followed by a catered dinner and a Wednesday night BBQ dinner. The other evening meals are open. Options are to select from a list of great cafés in Cullowhee or Downtown Sylva, the town adjacent to Cullowhee. Accommodations have community kitchens with full 
refrigerators and microwaves. Residents are invited to bring breakfast items or may going to Campus dining for a reasonably priced breakfast bar. CMA sets up complimentary coffee service in the Village houses.
 

Staying Off-Campus
Some participants choose to stay off campus but included in the price of their workshop, they will still enjoy both group dinners and the lunches all five days of the workshop week, served in the art building with presentations from our Instructors that week - creating a lovely "lunch and learn" scenario. 

Bring a non-workshop taking companion
Many workshop participants have companions who would like to enjoy the gorgeous mountain region  famous for its hiking, camping, river rafting, kayaking, fishing, wildflower gazing, black bear & elk spotting, and world-class golf courses.  Companions receive the “shared room” price or may purchase private rooms.

The Village
$650 single occupancy.   
$550 double occupancy - per person

Dining – Our Meal plan includes the Sunday evening wine reception followed by a catered dinner, lunches served in the School of Art and Design each of the five workshop days. Instructors teaching during your workshop week will present during the lunch hour creating a lovely "lunch and learn" experience.  
The meal plan also includes a Wednesday evening Southern BBQ served at the WCU outdoor pavilion by the creek.
Breakfasts options for on campus residents are to bring your supplies and enjoy making a simple breakfast in the dorm or to go to the dining hall and purchase a low-cost meal  in the main dining room. There is also a Starbucks in the Dining hall with breakfast "grab and go" items. 

Our housing area includes community living rooms with kitchens on each floor. CMA places coffee makers, sugar and sweeteners, toasters, and picnic ware in each kitchen. There is a full refrigerator and microwave too, so that you can bring breakfast supplies an enjoy breakfast at your leisure. 

For open nights, students enjoy exploring local cuisine on campus and in the adjacent town of Sylva. CMA will provide a list in your welcome folder of great cafés in Cullowhee or Downtown Sylva.

Schedule:
Breakfast: Own your own
Lunch: 12:30 – 1:30 pm 
Evening Dinners: Sunday & Wednesday - 6:00 pm
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