Museums, Galleries & Schools

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Arrowmont offers beginning to advanced workshops in contemporary and traditional basketry techniques. Other media offerings include: fiber, clay, metals, wood, painting, glass, sculpture, photography, papermaking and printmaking. One, two-week and weekend sessions in the beautiful Smoky Mountains during the spring, summer and fall. Housing and meals available on campus. Visit galleries, art supply store and resource center.

CED Artisans
CED Artisans is a wife and husband team in Fairbanks, Alaska.  Displaced Yankees who brought old New England crafts to the far northwest, one weaves and teaches Nantucket Lightship baskets (many with an Alaskan twist) and reed basketry, and one sews the basket inserts and teaches and weaves wool braided runs.  They teach both at their home and at the Fairbanks Folk School. Contact

John C. Campbell Folk School
Providing 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.

Peters Valley School of Craft
Peters Valley School of Craft is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation, founded in 1970 in partnership with the National Park Service to promote and encourage education and excellence in craft. From our humble beginnings as an artist colony to our recognition today as an internationally renowned center of fine craft, our presence in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area defines Peters Valley and the experience for our visitors, resident artists and students.
Peters Valley School of Craft 

Rewild Portland
Rewild Portland is an environmental education focused non-profit organization serving Portland, Oregon and the surrounding wild and rural communities. Their mission is to create cultural and environmental resilience through the education of earth-based arts, traditions, and technologies. This mission comes to life in the form of educational workshops and programs, community-building events, and ecological restoration. Their signature program is teaching people to weave with invasive species, particularly English Ivy.

Sievers School of Fiber Arts
An island setting imparts a unique experience at Sievers School of Fiber Arts. Professional teachers/fiber artists offer two-to seven-day classes, May-October, in basketry, knitting, spinning, quilting, weaving, paper and book arts, beadwork, wearables, surface design and more in all levels. Dormitory facilities are available.  An 1895-built schoolhouse is a good setting for the sale of original fine crafts handmade by students and teachers along with quality yarns and books.