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Located in the mountains of western North Carolina, the John C. Campbell Folk School offers weeklong and weekend courses in traditional craft, fine art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography, storytelling and writing. Founded...more
I took a weekend class with Caitlin Morris as a beginner. She was fantastic! I learned so much about the craft and was working on my own projects in a very short amount of time. When I was finished I had several unique pieces to...More
I have been to the Campbell School twice and am about to go for a third time. This school is a superb place to try a new craft or go further with one you already know.
It's possible to come here for a short visit....More
I had an absolute ball. It is very remote and phone signals are few and far between. So it was nice to disconnect from the nutty world we live in. I stayed in the dorm, very rustic old building with squeaky wooden floors but a...More
I stopped by the Craft Shop to browse. The quality of the crafts for sale are representative of the wonderful, creative artists that teach at this school. I found a pair of unique sterling silver earrings that I bought and will enjoy for a very...More
What a fantastic week I had. I signed up for the Raku Class with Harry & Julie Hearne. I cannot say enough good things about them and how they ran the class. I learned a tremendous amount, made 10 new friends plus the 2 instructors....More
My Husband and I spent a week taking a Glass Bead and Metal Clay Jewelry class respectively. The school offers hundreds of week long or weekend classes in many traditional crafts. We came away feeling like we learned a great deal and made some wonderful...More
This is my 5th visit in 10 years and I am certain that it will not be my last. There are so many classes offered it becomes hard to choose which one to take. Photography is my focus this time. Housing varies by price, and...More
Every year I return to learn new arts and crafts. The catalogues are amazing so call the school to get one. I have enjoyed photography and jewelry making. This year I will also take chocolate making. The instructors are passionate about their craft and the...More