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Picture This

by Cory Marie Podielski on August 10, 2017

in Featured Classes

Drawings and sketches often bring vibrant life to paper and canvas. Here at the Folk School, we also create colorful images and pictures on varied media including glass, clay, jewelry, and even gourds! Branching out, create landscapes and portraits using mosaic pieces, wool, clay, and other materials. View our upcoming classes focused on adding striking […]

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Each year, we honor the Shakers’ notable contributions to American crafts. Working in varied art forms, the Shakers produced pieces that combined a timeless functionality with a simple elegance. During our special Shaker Week, set for November 5-11, 2017, draw inspiration from Shaker history as you create works that reflect this classic style.

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Into the Woods

by Cory Marie Podielski on July 14, 2017

in Featured Classes

The woods are a special place for many of us. In folklore, the forest is a place of enchantment, magic, and wildness. To hikers and naturalists, it is a place of curiosity, retreat, and adventure. For creative spirits, the woods provide a bounty of materials, and often serve as an artist’s muse. At the Folk […]

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The summertime at the Folk School offers two opportunities for people under the age of 18 to take classes at the Folk School: Little/Middle Folk School and Intergenerational Week. For many young people, this is an ongoing tradition, so what happens when you turn 18 and age out of these programs? Do not fret, you […]

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Fun with Fiber

by Cory Marie Podielski on July 7, 2017

in Featured Classes, Fiber Arts

Our Fiber Arts program honors traditional roots while celebrating new and creative innovations. Come learn techniques and new styles in weaving, spinning, knitting, felt making, dyeing, quilting, and more. Beginning and seasoned fiber enthusiasts alike enjoy our diverse classes. View these upcoming fiber class picks.

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