Ein Hod, artists village in Haifa District
Ein Hod Artist village is on the road to the Haifa in Israel. This picturesque village on the hill is known as the artist’s village that located at the foot of the Mount Carmel. If you are an art lover then it is just the must visit place in Israel and you will be amazed by the sheer volume of some handmade amazing crafts and arts. This place is certainly worth to visit and beautifully organized with lots of activities and workshops for the artists. Open galleries, extraordinary creation and beautiful art presentations, this is the significance of the place. You can meet the local artists or the creators of arts there too. It can be worth visiting for the people, who don’t have any interest in art too. Narrow pathways, rustic set up, quaint stone small houses and the olive groves are enough to create a good atmosphere for relaxation and romance. Here you will also able to enjoy the picturesque views of the old historical crusader outpost of the Atlit and good scenic beauty of the Mediterranean Sea.
This is an ancient village of Israel that founded in 1953. It was situated by Marcel Janco, a Dada artist, and other artists groups. Ein Hod is one and the only village of Israel, and very rare in the world too. 150 artists from different genres and their families live in this village. Prior to Arab-Israel war of 1948, it was one of the sites of the Arab village of the Ein Hawd. During the deadly war, most of the Arab people were expelled. But some people remained in the same area and formed their own small village. They failed to create a moshav but formed an artist colony.
This is now community settlement that runs by the elected team of the administrative committee. Many painters, musicians, sculptors liver there and maintain some high-quality galleries and studios that open to the public every day. They also preserve some ancient houses. The mosque of the village was turned into a café or restaurant cum bar.
This is one of the right places to see some art galleries and studios. Here you will find 14 art workshops to participate. For the artist and art lovers, this village and the artists arrange some art seminars also. The Gertrude Krause house of the village sponsors music concerts and the guest lectures. During the summertime, they arrange some entertainment programs in their Roman style amphitheater outdoor setup.