New & Noteworthy
We're thankful to have such a brilliant community of North House instructors, many of whom run their own craft businesses. Check out some of their webshops, where you can find unique gifts while supporting artists.
Caroline Feyling brings things full circle by creating a Gudbrandsdal bunad, designed after a bunad she wore as a girl. In her newest blog post, she shares about the rich history and family connections found in this Norwegian folk costume.
All styles of rosemaling contain flowers. So what sets Gudbrandsdal style apart? In this blog post, Tara Austin decodes some of the common motifs found in Gudbrandsdal rosemaling.
It's been a monumental few weeks at North House as the Welcome Center timber raising has completed! Read on to see the Welcome Center take shape, from raising the first timbers to putting the final piece in place.
Should you cut your work in half? In her latest blog post, Mary Tripoli writes about how she's become a better woodturner by dissecting the bowls and cups she's made.
Featured Events & Activities
Framing the Future
The Campaign for North House
Framing the Future sets the stage for the next 25 years of enriching lives and building community on the shores of Lake Superior. Creating a new front door that welcomes the world to North House, strengthening our core operations, enhancing campus access—this campaign is the critical next step of programmatic and campus evolution.
Construction on the new building has started! Follow along with the progress through our blog and video updates here.
Online School Store
Give the gift of craft this holiday season! Our online store is filled with beautiful handmade items, craft books and tools, one-of-a-kind stocking stuffers, and lots more. You can also find gift certificates for coursework or gift someone a membership.
Community Craft Nights
Tuesdays 6-8pm, January 9 - February 27
Have a project that you’re itching to finish? Bring it to craft night! Join us on Tuesday evenings this winter for Community Craft Nights at North House. Some weeks have a theme based on an area of craft that the host is excited to share, but all crafts are welcome. If you aren’t working on anything, you’re welcome to come socialize and see others’ work.
Fiber Week 2024
Mon, Feb 12 - Mon, Feb 19, 2024
Wool, woodstoves, and winter weave together for Fiber Week each February. Join us on campus for this special week-long gathering that celebrates all manner of fiber arts, featuring speakers, demonstrations, community gatherings, and coursework from long-time North House instructors as well as new guest artisans. Tuck in to the warm and wooly camaraderie this winter! This year's Featured Speaker is Mette Østman, an extrordinarily talented felter and educator from Odense, Denmark.
Fiber Week courses are open for registration! Find a full list of courses here.