Accommodation at Monson Arts

Residents are housed in newly renovated homes throughout town all located within a half mile of each other and the studios. Each artist has a private bedroom in a fully furnished home sharing the house with 1 or 2 other residents. Many of these homes were built in the height of the slate mining period between 1860-1890. They have been updated with modern kitchens, heating and excellent insulation to get through the cold winters. Kitchens are stocked with basic equipment, including a coffee maker. Linens and towels are provided, and each house has a washer and dryer inside.

Housing Specifics

Living and dining rooms provide ample space to relax outside of your studios and have others over for meals or entertainment.

One house has a fully wheelchair accessible first floor. Another has all of your housing needs on the first floor with 3 steps into the front door.

Each house has a private driveway, for off street parking.

High speed fiberoptic internet is provided in each of the homes and studios.

Landlines are provided in each house.  

Our campus is non-smoking and no pets are allowed.

A colorful art studio
A colorful art studio


Time and space to create. Monson Arts is a new artists’ residency and arts center in Monson, Maine. Programs include residencies for artists and writers, intensive shorter workshops, and educational partnerships with area secondary schools.