Live and help in a rural art residency project in Tondela, Portugal



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    This programme is a artistic residency.
    We are open all year and we host artist and projects from all over the world, and the main goal of this project is to host artists the best way.
    Our residency has a very comfortable house where the artists in residency can rest, eat,sleep and be together and also the work facilities framed by a garden and some nice farm animals.
    It´s placed in a green and peaceful village close to the river, surrounded by beautiful forests, fields and mountains. The village where the residency is placed has some grocery shops, caffes, bakery, greenhouse of biological agriculture...
    Tondela is 4km´s and it´s a small city that have supermarket´s shops, caffes, museum, turism office etc.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Portugal is a rich country gastronomic, in landscape and History.
    We have a cool "library".
    When there are artists in the residency there´s a great door to know new stories, backgrounds.

  • Help


    We need someone to help us with the daily tasks, like feed the animals,taking the garbage out, water plants,basic clean,laundry, general maintenance,cleaning the animal area, check if something is missing in the house supplies,some gardening, check the artists with there work and needs, and help us with office & internet basic stuff.
    The worker must be a responsable, proactive, organized ,independent and focused person.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Portuguese, Spanish

  • Accommodation


    We have a studio with private bathroom, a mini basic kitchen/living room, room & office for our worker.
    The house is big and you can use the artist facilities to do some work ,or see a movie, but we provide private installation for you.
    Weekly we will provide clean sheets and towels.
    We will need access to your facilities, because the office/reception for the artists is also in your "place"
    This place must be always cleaned, and organized.
    Internet and bike is available.
    Laundry facilities.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Tondela city is just 4km´s far from the house.
    With your free time you can enjoy the village, develop your own art project in your free time ,learn more about biological agriculture, spend time in the library, museum, parks, walk around, taking photos etc... It´s a very safe and pleasant region with much to discover.
    The clima is pleasent, even in the winter it´s usualy friendly, we are in a valley, and it´s very rare to get snow.But it gets cold!
    You have not many transportation from the village, but you can walk or use the bike to get to Tondela or surroundings, and a taxi is not expensive ( +/- 8€)

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 862592367499