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 woodworking, cultural arts, youth, multilingual, and other craft instructors.

Save the Date: Garage Sale & Wine Raffle Fundraiser

August 3rd, 10am-2pm

Stop by the school and make an offer on tools, decor, office items, art supplies, and more! Purchase $5 tickets for the wild card wine raffle here:

August 3, 10am-2pm Garage Sale Fundraiser

Updated Open Studio

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Open Ceramics Studio changes went into effect 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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6-week Ceramics for Ages 10-13

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Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving: Self-Striping Scarf

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Leatherworking Basics: Pencil Case

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Glaze Formulation

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Raku Firing Workshop

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Continuing Rigid Heddle: Weave Spa Cloths

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Ceramics Master Class Series: Throwing Advanced Shapes

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8-week Intro to Wheel Throwing

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Our 2023 Annual Report is out!

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