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Artisan in Residence Nate White writes on pursuing craft without stifling the ever-present urge to create, by questioning the role capitalism and consumerism play in daily life. Don't miss Open Studio Night this Friday November 17th, 4-6pm.

JOIN US IN PERSON OR ONLINE! If you’re not up North for Winterers’ Gathering, we’ll be streaming Anton Treuer’s featured presentation Ojibwe Winter Stories.

The latest Shavings newsletter is here. Check it out for timely updates on North House, heartening thoughts from former Interns and volunteers, and advice on charitable giving.

North House depends on the gracious support of its members and foundation partners. Read more for an update on all the generous gifts that have helped us flourish and fulfill our mission in 2022.

Over MEA Weekend, October 21-23, campus brimmed with families enjoying the school break by participating in local activities including North House’s Family Weekend.

Looking for more online craft content? Visit our Crafting in Place page for a full schedule of upcoming webinars, videos, and more, as well as the complete archive of past content.

Featured Events & Activities

Living with Craft

Living with Craft

An Exhibition Celebrating North House’s Artisan Development Program

Join North House in celebrating the first 5 years of the Artisan Development Program with a gallery exhibition hosted at the Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais and the American Association of Woodturners Gallery of Wood Art in St. Paul. 

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Enjoy the tactile sensation of browsing our newsprint catalog of courses? Request your free copy of the North House Catalog here! And browse the digital edition while you wait!

Resident Artisan Blog

Read what our resident artisans have been up to!

But what is your financial goal with all of this? – November 16

Artisan in Residence Nate White writes on pursuing craft without stifling the ever-present urge to create, by questioning the role capitalism and consumerism play in daily life. Don't miss Open Studio Night this Friday November 17th, 4-6pm.

Start Seeing Quilts – October 20

Laura talks about joining ADP as a quilter, a skill which doesn't fit neatly into either "art" or "craft". So what? Connections forged by quilting bring out newfound creativity in people of all ages and genders.

October 18 – A Multitude of Subtleties
September 01 – Summer Scraps
June 30 – Be Still Enough to Listen
June 23 – An Alternative to Consumption
June 02 – Sheep on the Map