Burritt Folk School

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Learn. Do. Experience.

At The Burritt Folk School it is our mission to inspire, educate, and cultivate a creative community of active learners

through preservation, demonstration, and participation in traditional arts, crafts, and skills.

Have you ever wanted to learn a traditional craft or art? At the Burritt Folk School, we offer hands-on workshops in a variety of disciplines taught by regional artisans who are passionate about preserving their craft. Bring a friend or make new friends as you join us for these fun and exciting classes. Check out our upcoming workshops at the link below.  You are sure to find an experience that it just what you are looking for!

For more information, please contact the Folk School Program Manager, Jana Parris, at jana.parris@huntsvilleal.gov or call 256-427-5196.

Folk School Disciplines
(Including, but not limited to.)

Decorative Arts: Stained Glass, Fused Glass, Jewelry Making, Wood Burning

Fiber Arts: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, Embroidery, Spinning, Crocheting

Functional Arts: Blacksmithing, Pottery, Basketry, Chair Caning, Leather Crafting

Foodways: Cooking, Baking, Canning and Preserving, Gardening, Herbs

Visual Arts: Printmaking, Drawing, Photography, Painting, Calligraphy


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Thank you to The Alabama Council on the Arts for their support of our Folk School Programs.