Here’s a terrific post from art teacher and fiber artist Jeanette Thompson describing her trip to Arrowmont, the arts and crafts “summer camp for grown-ups” as I sometimes describe it.

She does a great job of capturing it!

http://afterschoolartclub.blogspot.com/2013/08/arrowmont-three-incredible-weeks.html

Learn more about Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.

What are some other regional schools of arts and crafts?

Penland School of Crafts
John C. Campbell Folk School
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

All of these centers have scholarships and most have opportunities such as work-study, residencies or assistantships to make attending more affordable.

Not a residential center, but an art center that offers weekend workshops of very high quality:

Indianapolis Art Center

Any more? What’s your favorite?

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