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John C. Campbell Folk School

John C. Campbell Folk School provides experiences in non-competitive learning and community life that are joyful and enlivening. Located in scenic Brasstown, North Carolina, the Folk School offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography and writing.

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What's happening this week:  

May 20–26, 2018


Basketry ~ Traditional Split-oak Basketry with instructors Mary Ann & Bill Smith

Blacksmithing, Metalwork ~ Flowers in Metal with instructor Bob Alexander

Calligraphy ~ Incredible, Indelible Italic with instructor Michael Smith

Cooking ~ Cooking of Northern India with instructor Gulshan Singh

Enameling ~ Drip, Dry, Draw, & Fire with instructor Ken Bova

Felt Making ~ Nuno Felting Knows No Bounds with instructor Geri Forkner

Metalwork ~ Today’s Tinsmithing with instructor Michael Houser

Music ~ Intermediate Old-time Fiddle with instructor Emily Schaad



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with David Brose
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Kate DeLong
7:00 P.M. Bingo Night in the Keith House Living Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:45 P.M. Visit “by His hand” Pottery Studio of Resident Clay Artist, Mike Lalone ~ Meet at the Craft Shop
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Pressley Girls
4:45 P.M. Art of Nuno Felting Demonstration in Davidson Hall Wet Room
7:00 P.M. Demonstration on Traditional Split-Oak Basketry in the Rock Room


Annual Gala & Benefit Auction 2018
June 2, 2018

Join us for an evening of friendly camaraderie, fine craft, delicious food and drinks, and live music. Visit our auction site for more information.

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Request a 2018 Catalog

Request a Catalog or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here. All 2018 classes are now open for registration.

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1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
828.837.2775 • (fax) 828.837.8637
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John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

Office Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Craft Shop and History Center Hours:
Mon. - Sat. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
Sun. 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

John C. Campbell Folk School is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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