Experience our unique atmosphere of learning and growing together. Located in Brasstown, NC, the Folk School offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, and more.

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Lindsey Liden, Banjo Builder

In 1925, Lindsey Mulheron Liden’s...


Applications for Artist in Residence Program Now Open

Applications are open through Saturday,...


Welcome to Our New Website

Our new website is here!...

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Shelia Kay Adams & Susan Pepper

Festival Barn at the John C. Campbell Folk School 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC

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“I sing behind the plow,” the Folk School’s motto since its founding in 1925, reflects the importance of lifelong learning and growth while finding joy throughout every step of the process.

Who We Are

Tucked away in the mountains of western North Carolina, the John C. Campbell Folk School offers weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography, writing, and more. Our non-competitive and small-sized classes are offered year-round on a scenic 270-acre campus, attracting students from all over the world. 

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