WELCOME TO ARBUTUS FOLK SCHOOL

Enriching lives and building community through experiential learning in arts, craft, and culture.

Teach with Us

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Join our team of kind and skillful arts instructors! We are hiring across disciplines and are especially interested in adding woodworking, cultural arts, ceramics (for specific weekend slots), youth, multilingual, and other craft instructors.

Updated Open Studio

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Open Ceramics Studio changes effective June 2nd, 2024!
Enjoy extended Sunday hours, no pre-registration required, payment on-site at the studio, flexible attendance, and bundled savings.

We’ve Moved!

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We are so excited to be in our big, bright space at 705 4th Ave E, Ste 101!
If you haven’t had a chance to see it yet, swing by during our Open Hours (Monday – Wednesday, 10am-1pm).

View a few of our upcoming classes below:

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Woodworking Basics:
Rustic Plant Risers

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Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving: Striped Cotton Towel

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Make a Blanket Ladder

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8-week Intro to Wheel Throwing

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Function and Fancy: Hand-building with Clay

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Guizhou Batik

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Ceramics Master Class Series: Throwing Identical Shapes

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Drop Spindle Spinning for Beginners

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Our 2023 Annual Report is out!

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