Located in a rural isolated setting, Cerdeira – Home for Creativity accommodates artists and guests in self-catering houses.
Residency with accomodation in a shared room in the Residências building
2 weeks €240 + €100 each additional week
Long term stays under request
Come and visit a secular schist village in the heart of Lousã Mountains and its woodfiring Sasukenei Smokeless Kiln for ceramics (800 L): a unique masterpiece in Portugal that recovers ancient techniques used in contemporary ceramics dramaticly glazed through 36 hours at 1600 degrees: more than firing it’s an experience.
You’ll have access to our spacious and full of light shared studio that will allow residents to work freely and in perfect conditions.
Get the 10% early bird discount for registrations completed up 3 months prior to the starting date.
Our program is aimed to artists and creative individuals looking for an escape from the stress and business of their routine and having new creative experience or just taking some time for themselves. People who value nature, authenticity and silence or Artists who are looking for a quiet place to prepare their next personal project or installation.
We provide the artists with basic support, linens and towels and weekly trips to Lousã, the next town with a wonderful weakly vegetable market and supermarket.
Residents are required to bring what they need for their creative practice including art materials and personal computers if necessary. If there are any kind of materials/machines/tools you need, just talk to us in advance to know if we have them available in the village or where and how you can find them.
Minimum stay at the village is 2 weeks, we recommend you to stay at least 3 weeks to adapt.
We provide different programs to suit different needs so check our website or contact us for a more customized experience!