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Plan a visit to see Dorland's

New Community Arts Studio

*Photography 101: Sun, April 15 ~ 4-6pm

*SmartPhone Photography: Sun, April 29 ~ 4-6pm​​

*Table Manners: Sat, April 21~ 1-3pm

*Book-Binding: Wed, April 18 ~ 10-12pm 
or  Sun, April 15 ~ 2-4pm​​
​ (More info coming soon!)

Our Next Workshops Are...

 We are excited to announce the completion of another step in Phase 2 of Dorland's rebuilding. On February 15, 2017, two new cottages arrived and were installed on Dorland's grounds. The Community Arts Studio was dedicated in a Ribbon Cutting in September 2017.

Click here for more details on the Cottages and Here for the Community Arts Studio.

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Our Next Events are...

See our Wish List: Updated 1/10/18 ​

(Thanks to your donations!!!!)


*Songwriters' Circle: May 2018 (DTA) 6-9pm
Hosted by Songwriter-Musician: Nathan Rivera
Horton Cottage, Dorland (Date to be Announced)

​*Coffee on the Deck​: April 5 ~ 10-11:30

An invitation to the public. all Associate Artists and friends to attend our social on the deck at the Community Arts Studio. Get to know your fellow artists and network with the Dorland community.

Mailing address: P.O. Box 6, Temecula, CA 92593 ~ Physical Address: 36701 Highway 79 South, Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-3837 ~ www.dorlandartscolony.org ~ info@dorlandartscolony.org
A California 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony was founded in 1979 by concert pianist, Ellen Dorland and environmentalist, Barbara Horton. Individual cottages provide studio and living facilities within the Dorland Preserve, a 300-acre wilderness area acquired with the help of The Nature Conservancy. Dorland Mountain Arts Colony is a nonprofit organization. Its purpose is to deepen the quality of the creative process, enabling its residents to explore their own creative resources without distraction. Residency Applications are reviewed monthly.

Photo Credit: Stephen Eldred, Associate Artist

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony is a beautiful retreat where artists, writers, musicians and composers can create in a secluded, natural setting. The colony is located near Temecula Valley Wine Country, about 100 miles south of Los Angeles and sixty miles north of San Diego.