Artisan in Residence Nate White writes on pursuing craft without stifling the ever-present urge to create, by questioning the role capitalism and consumerism play in daily life. Don't miss Open Studio Night this Friday November 17th, 4-6pm.
The latest Shavings newsletter is here. Check it out for timely updates on North House, heartening thoughts from former Interns and volunteers, and advice on charitable giving.
North House depends on the gracious support of its members and foundation partners. Read more for an update on all the generous gifts that have helped us flourish and fulfill our mission in 2022.
Over MEA Weekend, October 21-23, campus brimmed with families enjoying the school break by participating in local activities including North House’s Family Weekend.
The Thoreau's Cabin completed by an industrious group of students led by instructor Randy Schnobrich is up for auction! It's a small building with big potential. Read on for more photos and information.
Community classes are launching this fall! They are scheduled largely in the evenings so locals who work during the day can participate. Initial offerings include cooking, sewing, felting, and woodworking.
Laura talks about joining ADP as a quilter, a skill which doesn't fit neatly into either "art" or "craft". So what? Connections forged by quilting bring out newfound creativity in people of all ages and genders.
Resident Artisan Nate White recounts making a "democratic" chair. Using a minimum of hand tools reduces the barriers to learning and practicing a craft, making it more accessible for everyone.
Join the Team! Next Monday, November 21 is the last day to apply in North House's search for a new Program Manager. Serve in a key role coordinating community programming, volunteers, interns, and resident artisans.