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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:  

May 29 – June 4, 2016


Blacksmithing ~ Beginning Blacksmithing Techniques with instructor David Cayton

Broom Making ~ Brooms – Decorative & Useful with instructors Carole Morse & Glen McLean

Clay ~ Beginning to Intermediate Wheel Throwing with instructors Brant & Karen Barnes

Dyeing, Surface Design ~ Yoruba Batik, Adire, and Tie Dyeing with instructor Gasali Adeyemo

Marbling, Book Arts ~ Marbling and Bookbinding with instructors Pat K. Thomas & Judith Beers

Music ~ Exploring the Mountain Dulcimer – Beginning Level with instructor Sarah Morgan

Painting, Drawing ~ Bold & Loose – Painting & Drawing with Purpose with instructor Bradley Wilson



7:15 A.M. Morning Walk (Meet in the Keith House Coffee Room)
7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with David Brose
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Reed Caldwell
7:00 P.M. Game night! Join Your Fellow Students in the Keith House Living Room

7:15 A.M. Bird Walk (Please wear shoes for wet grass)
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:45 P.M. Visit River’s Rim Gallery in Downtown Brasstown
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”


Pressley Sisters
June 3, 2016

Brasstown natives with Appalachian music deep in their roots

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Our Acceptance Policy
The Folk School is an equal opportunity institution and does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religious affiliation, nationality, or ethnic origin. All students must be at least 18 years of age.

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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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