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Folk Art embraces a strong tradition of using everyday, readily available materials to build aesthetically beautiful, yet functional art: textiles, tools, and craft pieces made from the things we have, can forage, or acquire. Up-cycling, reuse, and recycling have captured our local and national attention. Reduce your carbon footprint and make a treasure to cherish […]

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  It’s true – flowers and chocolates are classic tokens of affection. To really woo your sweetie this year, make him or her a handmade gift from your heart. To really really woo your darling, do Valentine’s Day differently this year. Surprise him or her with a real treat – a Folk School class you […]

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Do you find yourself daydreaming about your time at the Folk School? Take a moment to pay a virtual visit to the Folk School and watch this video to see what’s happening this week!  

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Kim Joris is a Folk School instructor who is teaching The Art of Reuse: Working with Found Objects to three remarkable students this week. Elisabeth Allwell is from California and drove cross country with her daughter to visit the Folk School and the Appalachian Mountains. Elisabeth is originally from Germany and is 92! This is […]

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  Marlow Gates is a broom maker who teaches frequently at the Folk School. One of the things he’s known for is designing the brooms for The Harry Potter Theme Park. Another thing he’s known for are his cake testers. Maybe because he has a special offer for anyone who buys one. Marlow says,  “When […]

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