Friendship Is Good for Your Health

May 4, 2023

There’s an epidemic of loneliness in the U.S. Learn how folk art and hands-on crafting with others creates community and is good for your health.

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A Brief History of Pom-Poms

January 25, 2023

Where do Pom-Poms come from? Learn their history!

The Genius of the Folk School Model

January 13, 2023

Folk schools originated in the 1850s as part of a movement to provide individuals a way to gain self-knowledge and purpose in connection with their community through lifelong learning.

Woodworking Studio Coming in Spring 2023!

December 13, 2022

After much discussion and planning with our woodworking friends, we’re excited to announce that we are opening a woodworking studio in Spring 2023! Woodworking classes…

Spoons, New Beginnings & Woodcarving

October 20, 2022

Spoons are symbols of new beginnings … …from a baby’s first bite to a woodcarver’s first foray. When someone is interested in learning to carve…

I Was Hooked! Foraged & Farmed Holiday Wreaths

October 12, 2022

Lindsay Ellis has a new holiday tradition, thanks to the Foraged & Farmed Holiday Wreaths class at Marine Mills Folk School. As she gears up…

Fred Livesay to Teach at Marine Mills Folk School

October 10, 2022

Internationally renowned woodcarver will lead an Advanced Spoon Carving workshop Woodcarvers are invited to attend a special two-day Advanced Spoon Carving workshop with Fred Livesay…

Become a Member of Marine Mills Folk School

August 4, 2022

Many of you know the joy and community that comes from taking a class at Marine Mills Folk School: learning from our skilled artisans; meeting…

I Was Hooked! Basket Making

July 5, 2022

Becca Gross has taken her education beyond the classroom, exploring the art of basket making in her free time. We love to celebrate and share…

Taking Pride in Ourselves

June 24, 2022

Photo by Tony Webster. One of our not-so-secret goals as a folk school is to create world peace by bringing together people from different cultures and…

Folk School Aims to Strengthen and Empower

June 13, 2022

By Nealy Corcoran Marine Mills Folk School offers a variety of classes where everyone is welcome. People are invited to learn traditional skills in a…