Category: Jan Appeal Letters

From the Desk of Jan Davidson: Happy Trails

The Folk School is a famous group experience. We operate mostly in company, but sometimes we need to take off and wander around. Insight often needs a little walk around the park, or a stroll in the countryside. We’ve got 300 acres for that. And we have trails, which are in the news now, as the Folk School improves them and restores the art on the Rivercane Walk.

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From the Desk of Jan Davidson: Lifelong Attachment

The nineteenth century Danish thinker N. S. F. Grundtvig proposed that the purpose of the Folk School would be to “awaken, enliven, enlighten,” or, as the twentieth century Jamaican thinker Bob Marley put it, “lively up yo’ sef.”

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Nantucket Atheneum with Jan Davidson and Friends

Jan will be at the Nantucket Atheneum Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. for a showing of our “Sing Behind the Plow” documentary featuring the Folk School, followed by a Q&A with Nanette and a wonderful concert. Read their article below or visit their website for more information.

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