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John C. Campbell Folk School

The Folk School transforms lives, bringing people together in a nurturing environment for experiences in learning and community life that spark self-discovery. 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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Our First Priority: Health and Safety

Dear Folk School Family,
The Folk School is committed to providing everyone with a positive experience of learning and sharing in a safe environment. As we reopen our campus, we are fulfilling our mission in a manner that makes the safety and well-being of students, instructors, guests, visitors, and staff our highest priority.

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What's happening this week:  

September 12–September 18, 2021


Blacksmithing: Forging Fundamentals with Paul Spainhour & Landen Bain

Cooking: Central European Cooking with Susan Stripling & Frances Juhlin

Felt Making: Felt Extravaganza with Tasha Miller Griffith & Becky Walker

Glass, Painting: Painting with Frit with Nancy Cann

Marbling: Focus on Fabric Marbling with Pat K. Thomas & Vernon Bowen

Metalwork: Copper Treasure Chest with Robert Triplett & Bob Taylor

Music: Beginning Mountain Dulcimer with Anne Lough & Jack Smoot


7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Martin Sachs

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Anne Lough
4:45 P.M. Garden Tour with Jason Erbinger

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Felipe Perez y Sus Polkeros
4:30 P.M. Student Exhibit
5:00 P.M. Closing Ceremony

Virtual Events
March 1 - July 29, 2021

We're excited to share several virtual learning and entertainment opportunities.

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eCatalog is Now Available
Our new January-June 2022 eCatalog is now available for viewing. You can register for classes now. To register, call 1-800-365-5724, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST. Click here to view the full catalog.

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1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
828.837.2775 Contact us by email

John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

Main Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Craft Shop Hours:
Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

John C. Campbell Folk School is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

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