We are thrilled to announce two new members of the Folk School family. As we move forward with new...Read More
May 19, 2021
We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Gardener, Jason Ebinger! Jason has an extensive history managing farm and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Folk School. We look forward to seeing how the garden flourishes this year. Read more to learn about Jason and his goals in this position.Read More
Apr 28, 2021
As we prepare for our reopening May 2, we are excited to welcome a variety of new staff members to our Programs team. We’re also happy to announce a few of our previous Programs staff members have transitioned into new roles.
Learn more about our new hires and see what they’ll be working on in the coming months. And make sure to introduce yourself on your next visit if you see any of these familiar faces on campus!Read More
Apr 13, 2021
Lindsey Liden is a 7th generation Brasstown native and his family has been associated with the Folk School since 1925. After time traveling, studying, and exploring, he has resettled down in Brasstown and has recently built his woodworking shop, Mulheron Craft, on his family’s farm in Brasstown. Lindsey enjoys making handmade banjos and fine furniture. He is also a regular instructor and our Resident Artist in Woodworking. Enjoy our interview!Read More
Apr 12, 2021
Gina “Swimmer” Myers sat down with Tammy Elwell recently for a conversation about her craft. Gina comes from a long line of established Cherokee potters, the granddaughter of renowned Cherokee potter Amanda “Sequoyah” Swimmer. Her craft has been inspired by the strong women in her life and her commitment to the stewardship of traditional Cherokee crafts.Read More
Mar 30, 2021
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Allie Dudley, our new Resident Artist in Weaving, Rugs, Thread Art, Lace, and Beading! Allie is a fiber artist and teacher who works primarily with weaving and embroidery, whose tapestries and other works have been included in several international fiber shows.Read More
Feb 1, 2021
In December of 2020, Lynda Metcalfe and Elizabeth Belz came together to teach two 2-hour long blacksmithing classes in the Clay Spencer shop to 7 staff and residents from the Cherokee and Clay County Women’s shelter, REACH.
Jan 13, 2021
2021 brings renewed hope for getting people back together again. Considering these past months of uncertainty and isolation, we need each other now more than ever—working, learning, and creating together in the vital place that is John C. Campbell Folk School.Read More
Jul 8, 2020
Enjoy a full tour of the late June Folk School Garden. The tour includes a look at butternut squash, cantaloupe, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, grain corn, sweetcorn, pumpkins, gourds, basil, strawberries, and our cut flower garden.Read More
Online Craft Shop
Our online Craft Shop is now live! Support our vision, mission, and values by purchasing handcrafted items. Our online selection of items will continue to grow, so check back regularly for new items, interviews and more.