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North Houses's Artisan Development Program participants have published articles recently in Northern Wilds magazine recounting the work that goes into harvesting, growing, and processing the raw materials used in their respective areas of craft.

Posted August 16, 2021
From June, Emily dives deep on the care and knowledge needed to sustainably harvest birch bark. In…
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We are seeking applicants for the 2022 Craft Education Internship which will run January 19th-November 20th, 2022. Applications due September 26th.

 

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Posted August 10, 2021

In her final North House Blog Post, Elise Kyllo reflects on what she has learned in her time in the Artisan Development Program. 

Posted July 22, 2021
by Elise Kyllo
In my farewell blog post, I’d like to begin by sharing a few surprising things I learned about…
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Fully Felted Finale showcases of the felt work of Elise Kyllo and celebrates her two and half year journey working with wool and the great gifts of time, space, and mentors  in the Artisan Development Program at North House Folk School. Stop by to see Elise's signature playful, bright creations!

Tuesday-Thursday July 27th–29th, and Sunday–Tuesday August 1st-3rd. 10 am – 4 pm each day.

Posted July 12, 2021
Opening night: Tuesday, July 27th, 7-9 pm. Join us for the opening reception for the final show of…
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Our 24th Wooden Boat Show has wrapped up and we had a wonderful time. Thank you to all who came to visit us and all those that were there in spirit. Follow the link below to see some images from the weekend's festivities. 

Posted June 22, 2021
Our 24th Wooden Boat Show has wrapped up and we had a wonderful time. It felt fantastic to welcome…
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Live Q&A with the Captain of Pilgrim

Saturday June 19 at 2pm

We will host the Captain of Pilgrim - the amazing vessel visiting from Russia - on the North House docks for a Q&A. Come learn more about the building of this boat, their 3-year journey from Russia to Duluth, and their plans for the future!

Posted June 19, 2021
The Wooden Boat Show Continues! Join us on campus for a day, of craft and community!  At 2pm…
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Bidding Now Open in the online Boats to Tools Auction!!!

Find boats, unique craft, tools, books, and other treasures for sale at our annual auction!

See all the items and bid now! 

Posted June 14, 2021
Find boats, unique crafts, tools, books, and other treasures for sale at our annual Boats to…
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In his latest blog post, Josh Tolkan reflects on his time in the Artisan Development program and how it's impacted his life and chosen craft. 

Posted May 27, 2021
by Josh Tolkan
My time in the Artisan Development Program (ADP) is coming to an end soon, and I thought I…
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In her latest blog post, resident artisan Emily Derke reflects on how the changes of the last year have impacted teaching and learning.  

Posted May 6, 2021
by Emily Derke
Teaching is one of the ways I love to connect with and meet new people. Classes can draw a crowd…
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We have just opened some new opportunities to learn about sailing: Sessions of Craft of Sail and Youth Sailing Camps are now open for registration

Posted April 23, 2021
We have just opened some new opportunities to learn about sailing: Sessions of Craft of Sail and…
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