Have you ever wanted to learn a traditional craft or art? Come bring a friend or make new friends as you join us for these fun and exciting classes. Check out the available classes and workshops below. You are sure to find an experience that it just what you are looking for. Check back as classes will continue to be added throughout the year. For more information, please contact the Folk School Program Manager, Jana Parris, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-427-5196.
Covid-19 Update: In keeping with the CDC recommended guidelines, The Burritt Folk School is again requiring masks for all students and instructors while inside buildings at Burritt. We will also be maintaining social distance and the frequent use of hand sanitizer and/or handwashing. Please check this page often for updates.
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In this 3 hour class, you will gain an introduction to my technique that is perfect for any skill level. Students will learn about wire quality, hardness, and how to use specific tools for specific purposes. At the end of class, you will have a beautiful copper bracelet!
This class will introduce you to the bodhrán- the Irish frame drum that is the heartbeat of Trad music. No experience necessary!
Learn the basics of leather working and create a few projects of your own in this three day master workshop!
Elegant sterling silver bracelet custom made by you! This project will build on the Pattern Wire bracelet project, incorporating more wires and beads. Our “Pattern Wire Bracelet” workshop is a prerequisite for this class and is being offered on January 14, 2022.