Welcome to the Living Arts School!

Located in Boulder County, The Living Arts School is Colorado’s folk school.  A folk school, also known as a craft school, is a place for “folks” of all ages to pursue a unique and life-changing education–one that focuses on the renewal of traditional living skills, crafts and music.

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Join us at Firefly Handmade Market…

Firefly Handmade Market

Live on the Radio: KGNU Story on the Folk School

Blacksmith shop

An interview with LAS Director, Elizabeth Uhrich & KGNU Reporter, Caterina Zischke-Rincon

It’s worth a listen!  Check out the story here.



Still Accepting Summer Camp Reservations

DSC_0242Six 1 week camps exploring crafts and trades, for children ages 6-12.

June 9-Aug 1

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Summer Barn Dance

Fri. July 25, 7-9pm

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Blacksmithed Tools

Backyard Blacksmithing: A Beginner’s Course

Sat. July 26 & Sat. Aug 2, 10am-2:30pm  *This course is full*

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WoodworkingWoodworkers & Herbalists Summer Camp for Children (6-12)

July 28th-Aug 1st, Monday-Friday 9am-3pm

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blacksmithsTeen Blacksmithing Camp

Mon-Wed, July 28-30, 9am-12pm  *This camp is full*

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SalveHerbal Medicine: Infused Oils & Salves

Sun. Aug 3, 2-4pm

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IMG_1060Homeschool Enrichment Program Open House

Wed. Aug 6, 10:30am

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ChickenIntro to Backyard Chicken Keeping

Sat. Aug 9, 10am-12pm

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StorytellerStorytelling & Song for Young Children

Sun. Aug 17, 1:30-4:30pm

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FuroshikiFuroshiki: Origami for Cloth

Sat. Aug 23, 10-11:30am

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Viva Italia! Rural Italian Cooking

Sun. Aug 24, 1-4pm

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bitters (1)Sipping Vinegars & Bitters

Sat. Aug 30, 2-4pm

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calligraphyBeautiful Writing: A Calligraphy Taster

Sun. Aug 31, 1-4pm

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IRBC-Growlers-300x170Home Brewing an IPA: With the Industrial Revolution Brewing Company

Sat. Sept 6, 9am-12pm

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Dyeing Yarn and the Meaning of Colors

Sat. Sept 20, 10am-3pm

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Autumn TreeNeedle Felt an Autumn Tapestry

Sat. Sept 27, 10am-4pm

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EstablisGrape Vineh a Backyard Vineyard: Basics of Viticulture

Sun. Sept 28, 2-5pm

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Ozuke KrautFermentation Magic with Mara & Willow of Ozuke’

Sat. Oct 4, 2-4:30pm

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