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Featured Classes

Try Your Hand at Ukulele

by Cory Marie Podielski on August 19, 2017

in Featured Classes, Music & Dance

Join Peter Thomas on September 17-23 and learn how to make your ukulele sing. This introductory class is appropriate for beginners and intermediate alike. Even though the class description says level one, students who already have a little experience are welcome and will certainly have fun and advance their playing skills by taking the class. […]

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Back to School Class Picks

by Cory Marie Podielski on August 18, 2017

in Featured Classes

As back to school season arrives, the Folk School invites you to embrace the spirit of learning and exploration. View these upcoming fall class picks, and experience the joy of discovering a new craft.

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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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