The Alcyon Center - Cultivating Beauty in the Desert

Alcyon Festival DAY: July 27, 2018

Open house 4-6pm, and Evening talk 7-8:30pm

The Alcyon Center 2008-2018 | | 207-244-1060 

Register for Evening Talk

Open House, Friday July 27 4-6:30 pm

Come Celebrate Ten Years at The Alcyon Center
A contemplative research and training center in Seal Cove, Maine

  • Tours and Conversation with board members, staff & alumni Hot off the press Tenth Year Publications
  • “A Center That Can Hold” - short film about Alcyon by Rosie Avila and Grey Burkart (you can watch the teaser trailer here)
  • First Artist-in-Residence Heidi Daub

Evening Talk by Piers Kaniuka, 7-8:30pm

at the Somesville Union Meeting House Parish Hall
Friday July 27 7-8:30 pm
From Dislocation to Communitas: Spirituality and the Challenges of the 21st century with Piers Kaniuka

Free and open to all, please register online (registration form here), by email ( or phone (207-244-1060)

Alcyon faculty member Piers Kaniuka will share his experience working with addicts and inmates. He will also address emergent forms of spirituality that are uniquely suited to meet the crisis of our time. His talk will be followed by a short Q and A.

Register for Evening Talk

Download festival flyer

Click here or the image above to download the Festival flyer!

The Alcyon Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
Directors Joan Jordan Grant & Kathryn Booth PO Box 40, Seal Cove, Maine 04674 207/244-1060

The Alcyon Center is an experience of being welcomed, body, soul and spirit into the life of a small, practicing contemplative community.

The vision for the Center is rooted in a desire for bold and practical ways to meet the spiritual hunger of our times.