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Live Q&A with the Captain of Pilgrim

Posted June 19, 2021

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!

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Bidding Now Open in the online Boats to Tools Auction!!!

Posted June 14, 2021

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! 

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Artisan Development Program Time

Posted May 27, 2021
by Josh Tolkan

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. 

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Learning and teaching reflections

Posted May 6, 2021
by Emily Derke

In her latest blog post, resident artisan Emily Derke reflects on how the changes of the last year have impacted teaching and learning.  

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Learn to sail!

Posted April 23, 2021

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

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Drafting with block and unit weaves

Posted April 22, 2021
by Christine Novotny

Resident Artisan Christine Novotny discusses her explorations of block weaves in her textiles in her latest blog post. 

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New Online Courses!

Posted April 15, 2021

We've added some brand new online coursework to the roster. New breadmaking, Kumihimo, and Embroidery courses are available for registration now! 

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A Vested Interest in Felting

Posted April 8, 2021
by Elise Kyllo

In her latest blog post, Resident Artisan Elise Kyllo discusses her quest for the perfect wool vest. 

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It Takes a Forest to Build a Chair

Posted April 6, 2021

It Takes a Forest to Build a Chair: Lead Instructor John Beltman writes about what it takes to make a chair in a recent issue of Northern Wilds. 


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Thanks for joining us for Wood Month!

Posted March 26, 2021

Thank you for joining us for our virtual Wood Month programs! If you missed or want to revisit any of the programs, several of them are available to view here

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