DThe Arts and Crafts Movement began in England in the 19th century as a reaction to increased industrialization and resistance to the ornate Victorian style, and it resonated in America in the first half of the 20th century. Its tenets: hand craftmanship with attention to detail, use of high-quality materials, and design that fulfills function […]
Come explore your creative, adventurous side in the New Year. Experience our hands-on, non-competitive learning environment through a craft, music, or cooking class. Settle down with a warm cup of tea, and take pleasure in browsing our class picks that will help enrich your life in 2017.
Colder weather beckons us to discover satisfying indoor pursuits. During the winter months, come to the Folk School and cozy up to a new craft or cooking style. Enjoy our class picks that will bring warmth to your body and fuel your creative spirit.
I met Tom Quest over meatloaf dinner in the Dining Hall on Sunday night. We quickly discovered that we were enrolled in the same class: Jim Horton’s “Great American Poster” printmaking class. I discovered Tom is a professional potter and he got his start in clay years ago at the Folk School. He and his […]