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May Course Release

Posted May 19, 2024

Courses from October-December 2024 are opening soon, including courses during Family Weekend and Winterers' Gathering! New courses are now listed, with registration opening May 30 (or May 29 for members).

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Summer Programs 2024

Posted May 3, 2024

Events, sailing, hands-on craft—summer at North House is a magical time of year! Learn more about our summer programs here and start planning your visit to our harborside campus. 

Northern Landscapes Festival Evening Programs

Posted April 22, 2024

Announcing our evening programs for the Northern Landscapes Festival! Join us for a film showing on Lake Superior's warming and for a presentation on manoomin (wild rice) with April McCormick. 

Make More Meaning Auction

Posted May 22, 2024

Got tools? Help them to find a new home at the Make More Meaning Auction at the Summer Solstice and Wooden Boat Festival. You can kickstart someone’s craft journey while supporting the North House internship program!

Crafting Through The Seasons

Posted May 21, 2024
by Caroline Feyling

How does a working craftsperson find balance in their creative practice? In her latest blog post, Caroline Feyling discusses questions she's been pondering about seasonality, scheduling, and the pillars of a sustainable craft career. 

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Summer Solstice Festival Mini Courses

Posted May 16, 2024

Take a mini course during this year's Summer Solstice and Wooden Boat Festival! These one-day classes are perfect for beginners looking to try something new. Mini course registration is open now—find a full list here. 

Dahlias and 7th Octdala

Posted May 10, 2024
by Tara Austin

Tara Austin started her Octdala paintings in 2022, a series inspired by the language of rosemaling. In this blog post, Tara writes about completing her 7th Octdala, inspired by the delightful dahlia. 

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On Beginning

Posted May 7, 2024
by Lauren Dahl

Meet Lauren Dahl, a 2024 intern who will be sharing about the internship experience through a series of blog posts. In her first entry, Lauren explores the beauty of beginnings, including the many beginnings that occur daily at North House Folk School. 

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Summer Sailing Season 2024

Posted May 3, 2024

Hoist the sails—Hjørdis rides return for the season on May 24! Take a trip on our traditionally-rigged schooner and experience Grand Marais from the water. May and June sails are open now. Learn more and book your sail here. 

Gamps: An Important Part of “Yarn Math”

Posted April 24, 2024
by Caroline Feyling

Samples save heartache. In this blog post, weaver Caroline Feyling writes about gamps—an important step in the weaving process that can prevent trouble down the road. 

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