Welcome to the Living Arts School!

Located in Boulder County, The Living Arts School is Colorado’s first 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.

Summer Camp Registration Now Open

DSC_0242Seven 1 week camps exploring crafts and trades, for children ages 7-12.

June 9-Aug 1

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 APRIL WORKSHOPS & COURSES  

Grafted Fruit Tree

Peaches, Cherries & Plums on the Same Tree?: Fruit Tree Grafting

Sat., Apr. 26, 1-3:30pm

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0010399-R1-E005Beginning Tapestry Weaving

Two Sundays, 1-4pm, Apr. 27 & May 4th

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Toasting Forks (1)Traditional Blacksmithing: Make a Toasting Fork

Sun., Apr. 27, 1-5pm

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Spring FlowersTelling Stories for the Season: Spring is Here!

Sun. Apr. 27, 1:30-3:30pm

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAEasy Crochet Lace Shawl

Sun. Apr. 27, 2-4pm

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MAY WORKSHOPS & COURSES

IRBC GrowlersHome Brewing an IPA: With the Industrial Revolution Brewing Company

Sat. May 3, 9am-12pm

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Drop SpindleIntroduction to Spinning Wool

Sun. May 4, 1-4pm

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Terrarium_smallTerrariums & Vivariums: Build Your Own

Sun. May 4, 2-4pm

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Hide TanningBrain Tanning: Deerskins to Buckskins

Sat. May 10, 9am-5pm

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Creme BruleeFrench Country Cooking: Desserts

Sat. May 10, 1:30-4:30pm

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Crochet BasketsLearn to Crochet: A Mini-Basket

Sat. May 17, 1:30-3pm

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MascarponeSoft Cheese-Making: Mascarpone & Ricotta

Sat. May 17, 2-4pm

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Paste Paper 1Paste Papers: Sophisticated Finger Painting

Sun. May 18, 2-4:30pm

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1022Make Your Own Lotion: Luscious Lavender

Sat. May 24, 10am-12pm

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IMG_1383Basic Mycology: Mushroom Cultivation + Log Inoculation

Sat. May 24, 12-5pm

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Needle Felted Throw PillowStitch & Needle Felt: A Throw Pillow

Sat. May 24, 1:30-4:30pm

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spring_scarfLearn to Knit: Light & Fun Infinity Scarf

Sun. May 25, 2-4pm

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Elderberry SyrupMedicinal Honey, Syrups & Oxymel

Sun. May 25, 1:30-3:30pm

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Herb, GumweedHerb Walk at Mount Sanitas

Sat. May 31, 10am-12pm

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Hand Piecing BlockQuilting by Hand: Beginning Hand Piecing

Sat. May 31, 2-4pm

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CompostComposting: Black Gold for Your Garden

Sat. May 31, 3-5pm

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