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Lucky!

03/17/2022

This St. Patrick’s Day we wish you the traditional luck o’ the Irish, no matter what your family traditions.  At MMFS we know we’re lucky to be located in such a beautiful place near the St. Croix River where the natural beauty has inspired artists for generations.  Did you know that in less than an…

What Happened Last Weekend!

03/17/2022

Barn/Hex Sign Class!  Aren’t they spectacular! Ukrainian Egg Painting Class!  Wow! The finished pieces from the Weaving Class!  Everyone is so talented!

Make a Glove Basket! In-Person

03/17/2022

Join in the fun with Kirsten and make this Glove Basket to collect your winter mittens or gardening gloves!  This is a beginner basket making class and is just the right size to learn and do and go home with the basket complete!

Awaken Your Creativity

03/10/2022

Can you feel the coming spring? Signs are everywhere, from the rapid snow melt to Daylight Savings Time on March 13 (set those clocks ahead one hour!). We’re feeling the creative juices flowing as well and are excited to welcome you to an upcoming class. It’s easier than you think to make your own maple syrup, crochet granny squares, and ferment your own foods.…

Featured Class: Intergenerational Ukrainian Egg Decorating In-Person

03/10/2022

Instructor Laurelei Creuzer will share the history and traditions of “Pysanky” (Ukrainian Easter eggs) as she guides you through the process of waxing and creating Ukrainian eggs. This is an intergenerational class, free for students aged 12-17 when accompanied by a registered adult! Don’t miss this class on Saturday, March 12. We are holding the Ukrainian people in our hearts! …

Build a Wooden Paddle     In-Person

03/10/2022

Eager to put paddle to water? Spend the time until ice-out building your own bent-shaft canoe paddle! In this 9-hour class (spread out over 3 days), you’ll learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing. By the end of the class, you will leave…

Photography for Kids In-Person

03/10/2022

This hands-on class is designed for kids ages 9-14. We provide everything your student needs to learn photography including a digital camera that they will get to keep! Taking place over two consecutive Saturday mornings (3/19 & 3/26), you’ll love spending time with a young person in your life and helping them learn skills that will last a lifetime. Register…

Get Your MMFS Merch Here!

03/10/2022

Be creative with your projects — and leave the fashion to us! Get your Marine Mills Folk School apparel here. 

1 + 1 + Infinite Possibilities!

03/03/2022

We think that making art makes the world a better place. And, if you team up with someone to learn a craft together, that’s an even more powerful way to spread some goodness. This month, partner with a younger friend and learn the art of Pysanky – Ukrainian Decorated Eggs or how to tap your maple trees for delicious golden syrup. Or plan a garden together!…

Featured Class: Leather Market Tote In-person

03/03/2022

Dreaming of outdoor fairs and markets? Make your own Leather Market Tote to stash your one-of-a-kind finds. You’ll learn skills you can use for a lifetime from renowned instructor Candace Lacosse. When you’re finished, you’ll have a beautiful Market Tote of your very own! Just a few spaces remain for this class on March 5.