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Themed Weeks

Join Us for Intergenerational Week

by Cory Marie Podielski on April 9, 2017

in Class Picks, Themed Weeks

The Folk School’s Intergenerational Week invites young folks to immerse themselves in art, music, and traditional mountain crafts. During this special week, students from 12 to 17 take a class side-by-side with a parent, grandparent, or other special relative or guardian. Come join us for this memorable experience! Intergenerational Week is July 16–22, 2017.

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Celebrate Earth Week at the Folk School

by Cory Marie Podielski on March 16, 2017

in Class Picks, Themed Weeks

Till and trek the earth, make fire in the forges, put music on the wind, and let watercolors and words flow this week. Invite Mother Earth to be your muse as you experience Earth Week at the Folk School from April 16-22, 2017. Come celebrate with us! (Please note: The 2017 Earth Week at the […]

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The intricate paper cuts of Ingrid Lavoie draw you into a fantastic world of whimsy, nature, and storytelling. We are so happy to have Ingrid come to teach her unique craft during Scandinavian Heritage Week, March 19-25. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) who fell in love with papercutting […]

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Scandinavian Heritage Week

by Cory Marie Podielski on February 10, 2017

in Class Picks, Featured Classes, Themed Weeks

Each year, we celebrate the Folk School’s roots by inviting students to immerse themselves in Scandinavian food, music, dance, and craft for a week. Gain inspiration from our class picks below, and join us in embracing the vibrant folkehøjskole culture. Scandinavian Heritage Week is March 19-25. Come celebrate! (Please note: The 2017 Scandinavian Week at […]

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Salute to the Arts & Crafts Movement

by Cory Marie Podielski on January 26, 2017

in Class Picks, Featured Classes, Themed Weeks

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 […]

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