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Community classes are launching this fall! They are scheduled largely in the evenings so locals who work during the day can participate. Initial offerings include cooking, sewing, felting, and woodworking.

Posted September 30, 2022
Courses that last all day on consecutive days can be inaccessible for locals with jobs so North…
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Long time instructor Jess Hirsch and collaborators have re-opened Fireweed Community Woodshop in Minneapolis, dedicated to empowering women, non-binary, and BIPOC makers.

Posted September 29, 2022
North House strives to create a similarly inclusive space to practice craft and is grateful…
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Jane Laurence has an article on Knutkorg in Northern Wilds. "Knot" baskets were plentiful in Scandanavia in the 1800s. Immigrant laborers fell back on their craft when the USA failed to provide dignified living conditions.

Posted September 29, 2022
Jane recently did a video presentation on Knutkorg with Fred Livesay at Vesterheim. Knutkorg: The…
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North House wants to host courses accessible to anyone. Scholarship applications for the latest course release close tomorrow, 9/30. Work Study is another way to pitch in and earn course credit while saving money.

Posted September 29, 2022

North House is turning 25, and this year's Unplugged is the party you won't want to miss! Three days of big-name concerts, regional and international artisans, the Points North Auction, and an unmissable gala dinner sets the stage for the 25 more.

Posted September 16, 2022

and of Unplugged the Folk Artisan Marketplace features a sampling of artisan craft goods made by instructors of North House. Meet the hands-at-work behind your favorite beautiful and useful items!

Posted September 13, 2022
Steen Madsen he/him BASKETRY Steen discovered basketmaking through his early love of old handcrafts…
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From unique North Shore experiences to one-of-a-kind instructor craft, place your bids and support North House’s mission! Online bidding now underway: over 100 Items celebrating all things North!

Posted September 13, 2022

Unplugged 2022 features a free family concert with The Okee Dokee Brothers, a beloved for their hits such as "Can You Canoe?" and "Through the Woods". All ages welcome! Saturday September 24: 9am kids crafting activities; 10am concert.

Posted September 8, 2022

Join Hjørdis captian Erden Eruç for a public presentation of his adventures rowing and biking across the globe - literally around the world. 6pm, September 14th in the Boat Barn in on campus in Grand Marais.

Posted September 7, 2022

In her latest blog post, Resident Artisan Laura Brown reflects on summer and some fun new directions in her quilting.  

Posted September 1, 2022
by Laura Brown
Summer often feels short and fleeting; this summer has felt full and varied with travel, bonfires,…
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