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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:  

June 25 – July 1, 2017


Beads, Glass ~ The Molten Magic of Glass Beads with instructor Marjorie Langston

Blacksmithing ~ A Handful of Skills with instructor Chris Winterstein

Book Arts, Mixed Media ~ Beeswax and Bindings with instructor Erin Keane

Clay ~ Beginning Wheel Made Easy with instructor Ken & Melody Shipley

Cooking ~ Not Your Grandma’s Kitchen: Sophisticated Southern with instructor Mark Sohn

Jewelry, Metalwork ~ Beginning Jewelry with instructors Lisa Barr & Kay Patterson

Music ~ Beginning Fiddle with instructor Cathy Grant

Painting ~ Watercolor 1 with instructor Gay Bryant



7:15 A. M. Morning Walk (Meet in Keith House Coffee Room)
7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Kate DeLong
7:00 P.M. David Brose & Friends in the Keith House Community Room

7:15 A. M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Pressley Girls
4:45 P.M. Visit Rob Withrow’s “Smoke in the Mountains” Pottery 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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Our New Director Has Been Named

Jerry Jackson has been named our new executive director! He will begin work in August. Learn more about this exciting news in our press release.

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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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