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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 19 – September 25, 2021


Basketry, Dyeing: Backpacks, Totes and Market Baskets with Valerie Poirier

Blacksmithing, Metalwork: Critters with Joe Miller

Book Arts: The Amazing Accordion and Long Stitich with Andrew Huot

Clay: Handbuilding and Ruductive Processes in Clay with Ellen Kleckner

Cooking: Southeast Asian Cooking with Mary Lou Surgi & Frances Juhlin

Dyeing, Surface Design: The Natural Dyepot and Beyond with Tasha Miller Griffith & Sally Blankenship

Music: Exploring the Harmonica with Dave McCurry & Charlie Beck


7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Robert Grand and Stefani Priskos
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Tammy Godfrey

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Geráud Barralon
4:45 P.M. Garden Tour with Jason Erbinger

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Doctor Paul
4:30 P.M. Student Exhibit
5:00 P.M. Closing Ceremony

8:15 A.M Breakfast
12:15 P.M. Lunch
6:00 P.M. Supper

Student Hosts: Allie Larkin and Celia Shaheen

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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