Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Week-long workshops, as well as a residency program designed to provide pre-professional, self-directed artists time and space to develop a major body of work.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

John C. Campbell Folk School

The Folk School provides experiences in non-competitive learning and community life that are joyful and enlivening, and offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography and writing.

Brasstown, North Carolina

Penland School of Crafts

An international center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. Penland offers one-, two-, and eight-week workshops in books, paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, printmaking, letterpress, textiles, and wood. The school also offers artists’ residencies, local programs, and a gallery and information center.

Bakersville, North Carolina

Waterford Craft School

Immersive one- and two-day heritage craft classes and mini workshops. Connecting master instructors and students together in a preserved 19th c. village.

Waterford, Virginia

Yadkin Valley Fiber Center

The Center offers a variety of courses from local and visiting artists. Additionally, the Center also offers Master Weaving through Olds College.

Elkin, North Carolina