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Real Ideas Studio is a 501c3 non-profit organization which seeks to redefine “real world experience” as a global collaborative and cultural immersion within mentored creative arts programs.


PANAMA: ART AND CULTURE PROGRAM

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CULINARY ARTS


Experience typica fogan traditional wood fire cooking.

Harvest and prepare chocolate.

Grind corn and make tamales.

Learn to prepare chicha, the traditional fruit drink.

NATURAL BUILDING


Build with bamboo.

Get your hands dirty learning traditional adobe masonry.

Learn to make earth based, non-toxic, natural paint.

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE


Discover basic Permaculture practices.

Learn methods of natural bokashi compost.

Eat Farm to Table dishes prepared from fresh ingredients.

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CREATIVE ARTS & LOCAL CRAFTS


Take photo walks and workshops.

Document local architecture

on a photo excursion.

Learn to craft totuma –

traditional gourd vessels.

Discover traditional

indigenous crafts of the local Nogbe Bugle people.

TRADITIONAL HEALING ARTS


Learn about traditions and

sacred ceremonies.

Identify plant medicines and usage on walks.

Prepare medicinal teas and tinctures.

STORYTELLING AND SHARING


Discuss idea generation and elements of a story.

Share stories and dialogue around the campfire.

Develop and share your story of your Panama experience.

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QUIET CREATIVE TIME


Unwind with personal time: siesta, journal, write, read,

draw, film, photograph, river swim, enjoy, relax and

explore the farm.

DAY TRIPS


Explore a historic barrio to experience the juxtiposition of old and new architecture.

Enjoy a local beach where we

will swim and picnic together.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


Explore Panama City –

Old Town, Panama Canal,

Bio Museo for 1 - 2 nights.

Explore Bocas del Toro – Caribbean beach and islands for 2 nights.

Practicing artists, designers and inspiration seekers are invited to experience the gift of creative time among natural surroundings. Immerse yourself for 4 days with our small, intimate group of creatives.

This amazing experience is limited to yourself and a small handfull of others who are gathering together to experience the culture and abundance of Art Farm Panama.

Join us for 4 days on the farm, and extend your trip with two optional* excursions to the Panama Canal and Bocas del Toro.

AFTER A LUNCH of locally grown REAL food, you glide into your creative siesta time where you can relax in a hammock, read, journal, river swim, make art and explore the farm.

Afternoon sessions include story-telling using more than words, nature walks to learn the farm and gather treasures for your stories.

You end your day at the river for a purifying swim listening to the birdsong and then return to the farmhouse for sunset and happy hour.

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