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On a recent trip to California, North House Resident Artisan Emily Derke took some time to look at regional basketry, history, and culture—and soak up some sunshine. Read more in her latest blog post. 

Posted January 27, 2022
by Emily Derke
January in northern Minnesota is a beautiful time of year. The cold temps don’t stop us from…
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With 2022 underway, we are excited to announce an opening on our full time team. The Registrar/Administrative Coordinator serves in a key role managing student enrollment, addressing student questions, tracking class waiting lists and coordinating enrollment launch dates.

Posted January 21, 2022
Additional duties: front office/school store hosting, daily finance duties and administrative…
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Have you seen Hjørdis fly? Likely not, but over the holidays an issue was discovered and she was pulled up out of the water. We plan to have her sailing this summer after some repairs, but for now head to wtip.org to hear the whole story.

Posted January 18, 2022
WTIP Community Radio · North House Staff Share Update On Hjordis
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Chrstine Novotny has a new article in Nothern Wilds looking at how nature has influenced her craft, and how she hopes to use her craft to give back to those that protect nature.

Posted January 13, 2022
by Christine Novotny
Article thanks to Northern Wilds. Don't miss Christine's upcoming From Sett to…
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Courses for May-June 2022 are listed below. They opened for registration on Friday, January 14th at 9am.

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Posted January 10, 2022
May/June 2022 Courses Ovencrafting: Building the Wood-Fired Brick Oven May 03 Build Thoreau's…
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In her latest blog post, Resident Artisan Laura Brown traces her roots, history, and attraction to quilting. 

Posted January 6, 2022
by Laura Brown
[A note for those uninitiated to quilting vocabulary: I refer to hand piecing or hand-pieced quilts…
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As we spend some time with family and friends, our offices and School Store will be closed:

  • Friday and Saturday, December 24th and 25th⁠
  • Friday and Saturday, December 31st and January 1st⁠.⁠

Posted December 22, 2021
We will be open regular hours outside of those dates.
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North House resident artisan Nathan White finds inspiration in nature and in art. Read more about his recent experiences in the artisane development program in his latest blog post. 

Posted December 21, 2021
by Nathan White
The past six weeks have been a great time of inspiration.  I’ve had a chance to work with…
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4 stories in 4 pictures: Building community on the North Shore!

Join Greg Wright on Zoom for stories and conversation about the direction North House is heading, as well as highlighting key moments from our community’s past.

Posted December 17, 2021
by Greg Wright
Snow is falling steadily along the north shore and all of us at North House are excited for what…
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Emily muses in this month's issue of Northern Wilds on how the rhythm of harvesting materials for craft suffuses a basket maker's life with meaning.

Posted December 17, 2021
by Emily Derke
Driving down a dirt road in late fall, I notice all of the long, straight willow shoots growing…
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