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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:  

February 26 – March 4, 2017


Blacksmithing ~ Arts and Crafts Ironwork with instructor Paul Garrett
Calligraphy, Book Arts ~ Arts and Crafts Inspired Letters and Books with instructors Sharon Coogle & Gian Frontini
Clay ~ Arts and Crafts Titles with a Modern Twist with instructor Susan Bach
Cooking ~ Charcuterie with instructor Brian Knickrehm
Enameling, Painting ~ Painting in Enamels with instructor Charity Hall
Knitting ~ Circular Machine Knitting – Beyond Basics with instructors Lucy Best & Eric Wolff
Metalwork ~ Hammered Copper in the Arts and Crafts Tradition with instructors Bob Trout & Michael Houser



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jan Davidson
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Keather Gougler
7:00 P.M. Trivia Night in the Keith House Living Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Bob Dalsemer
4:30 P.M. Off Campus Tour to George Kelischek’s Musical Instrument Studio
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!
8:00 P.M. Showing of “Sing Behind the Plow”


Request A 2017 Catalog!

Our new catalog is here. Registration is open for all of the 2017 classes. Request a Catalog here or view the current eCatalog now.
You can also search and register for all classes here on our website. Begin by clicking on the Find A Class button.

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Announcing Jan Davidson's Retirement & Legacy Fund
After an award-winning 25-year tenure as executive director of the John C. Campbell Folk School, Jan Davidson, Ph.D. has announced that he will retire on March 1, 2017.

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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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