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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:  

August 18–August 24, 2019


Blacksmithing: Get to Know the Forge with Matthew Clark

Chair Seats: Caning and Weaving Chair Seats with Gwen Chafin

Clay: No More Glaze-decorating Phobia! with Diana Faris

Jewelry: Adventures in Copper & Bronze Clay with Pam East 

Music: Fingerpicking Guitar—Continuing Level with Jim Lloyd

Painting: Watercolor II—Improving Your Painting Techniques with Gay Bryant

Photography: The World, Up Close & Personal with Daniel Thoman 

Printmaking: Printmaking Sampler with Mary Quinnan Whittle 


7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Keather Gougler
7:00 P.M. Jewelry Demonstration

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Curtis & Kim Jones
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Painting Demonstration
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

Award-winning Author's Book Signing
August 21, 2019

John Warley will share insights form his latest book, The Home Guard. Copies of the book will also be available for purchase.

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Request A Catalog
Request a Catalog or view it as an eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here. All classes through June 2020 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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