The Folk School has suspended all activities including classes, concerts, dances, and events until further notice.

Folk School facilities are currently closed to all visitors, but the main office can be reached at 828-837-2775 or 800-365-5724 or A limited number of essential staff are working remotely or independently on campus.

We are still accepting registrations for 2020 classes. Due to the uncertainty of when we will resume classes, we have revised our cancellation policy and will waive cancellation and transfer fees until further notice. Please contact our registration staff in the main office for more information.

For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Updates page

Be safe, stay well, and be kind to one another. Together we’ll get through this.

Cory Marie Podielski
Written by Cory Marie Podielski

Cory Marie Podielski is a freelance graphic designer, photographer, and writer for the John C. Campbell Folk School. She has been writing for the Folk School Blog since 2012 and enjoys interviewing artists, musicians, and craftspeople. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the banjo, dancing, printmaking, playing in clay, and assisting in Folk School bread baking classes.