The Academy

I would like to learn.

Could you tell me how to grow, or is it unconveyed,  like melody or witchcraft?

Letter from Emily Dickinson to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, April 26, 1862

The Academy features a listing of gifted artists, educational institutions, and creative  workshops that have inspired the Half Century Mark Hotel. 

Catherine Just 

Cig Harvey

Clare O’Neill

Crusade for Art / Jennifer Schwartz 

Elizabeth Opalenik

Fraction Magazine / David Bram

Gabrielle Roth/5Rhythms

Jamie Ridler 

Jim Austin

Julia Cameron

Laura Valenti 


Light Work 

Madelyn Mulvaney 

Maine Media Workshops and College

Michael Wilson


Sean Kernan

Vivienne McMaster