Archive for August 2019

Dog Days of Summer

While many think the ‘dog days of summer’ refers to the heat of the summer, turns out the phrase has been traced to ancient Greeks and Romans and the dog star Sirius, which rises just before the sun in late July to August, at least in the northern hemisphere. Who knew? Photo Credit: Matt Jones on Unsplash As we…

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Photo Contest: Dog Days of Summer

Young students of Carl Wegener’s Digital Photography classes this spring and summer have taken some wonderful pictures of their dogs and other animals, here are some examples. Got a favorite picture of your dog? Send it in for the chance to win a free class at Marine Mills Folk School! Submit to info@MarineMillsFolkSchool or via Instagram@MarineMillsFolkSchool by August…

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We’re Moving!

We’re excited to announce that beginning in September, we’ll be offering classes at the former Marine Elementary School building in Marine on St. Croix. This new location will allow us to expand our class offerings, as well as try some multiple-day classes, and perhaps some evening classes. We’ve appreciated the support and encouragement from River…

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Meet An Instructor: Anna Lowenthal Walsh

Anna is a ‘let’s do it’ kind of person who is never afraid to try something new and sees imperfections as interesting, not as failures! A transplant from California, she has been busy raising a family and working on her art after moving to Minnesota with her husband 15 years ago. She’ll be teaching the…

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