You can completely reboot and disconnect from everyday work with your family or alone, or with friends on a weekend trip to the Guslitsa art space, which is located 90 km from Moscow. The place is like a space of inspiration, you want to create and create in it, there are activities for everyone here. Guests can expect excursions and concerts from residents and friends of Guslitsa, poetry readings and theater practices, exhibitions and costume parties, author's master classes, installations, performances and much more.
The creative estate "Guslitsa" is a cultural and educational center, creative co-working, co-living and at the same time a large volunteer project. This is a space for cognitive recreation and development away from the bustle of the city: a coniferous forest with hiking and skiing trails, a river and a lake, fresh air, an Old Believer village with a church of the late 19th century. On the territory of the estate there are practice rooms, a rehearsal and production complex, a gallery and exhibition spaces, production and art workshops, a guest house for 100 people, a bathhouse, a dining room, a cinema hall, a children's playroom, a tea room, a souvenir shop, a large parking lot and a campsite with all amenities.
Art residence "Guslitsa" is a socio-cultural phenomenon, such communities are rare in Russia. People of different ages and education have united in a powerful cluster to jointly create both collective and individual author's projects in one territory, which can provide them with all the conditions. The area of the building is 14,000 sq.m., the height of the halls is 5 meters, the surrounding area with a sculpture park and art objects, a garden, houses "Sphere and Turtle" - about 3 hectares.
"Guslitsa" is included in the list of international art residences, recognized by the Ministry of Culture of the Moscow Region as a socially significant cultural object. The ecosystem of Guslitsa is: creators (residents and non-residents - masters/artists/specialists) - all who make a significant contribution to the development of Guslitsa on an ongoing basis; volunteers - the blood of Guslitsa, assistants in the implementation of creative ideas; guests are explorers who need communication and inspiration.
The residence has huge halls for large concerts, theatrical performances and he alth practices, and chamber halls for author's musical and literary performances. There are ceramics workshops with unique kilns for firing large sculptures, sewing workshops with the latest equipment, a number of dressing rooms for the theater, clothing style reincarnations for photo and video sessions. There is also a carpentry workshop and a place for sculptors to work with suspended beams in Guslice. There are co-working spaces for one and a work group, unique recording studios, both digital and analog.
More than 120 events are held every year, which is almost 3 large-scale events in a week. More than 6,000 people visit Guslitsa every year, but it can accommodate more, everyone who is interested in creative people, projects and has something to share. The art residence functions constantly, it is ready to receive guests at any time of the year, festivals, scientific and practical conferences, concerts and theater performances are held, both by its own staff and by guests.
This year Guslitsa will celebrate its 9th birthday: we invite everyone on October 22-24 to the art space, to plunge into the atmosphere of the residence. Entrance to the festival is free. Those wishing to stay for the weekend can book any type of accommodation in advance.