Wood Week Carvers’ Conference

Can you smell the fresh cut wood? Wood Week 2022 is upon us. It is a week chock-full of courses and wood-related programming! Friday, March 18 will be the Carver’s Conference, a day full of demonstrations, a webinar showing, community gatherings, and a presentation from our Featured Instructor, Mary May. All programming on Carver’s Conference… Read more »

Artisan Development Program Open Studio

Artisan Development Program Open Studio

Drop by the Artisan Development Program studios to meet our Resident Artisans, see some of their current works-in-progress, and check out their workspace. The Artisan Development Program is a two-year professional development and residency program for craftspeople at North House. 4:30-6pm, upstairs at Betsy Bowen Gallery and Studios building, 301 1st Ave W. FREE!

Winterers’ Gathering & Arctic Film Festival

Winterers' Gathering & Arctic Film Fest

The Winterers’ Gathering & Arctic Film Festival is a multi-day educational event that celebrates the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional life ways in the north, Thursday, Nov. 18 – Sunday, Nov. 20, 2021, at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, MN. Winter travel enthusiasts and northern culture admirers… Read more »

Wooden Boat Show 2021

Wooden boat in the Grand Marais Harbor

Summer’s arrival in the North deserves to be celebrated! In this year of transition, we are planning to celebrate with gusto and safety. We will host the 2021 Wooden Boat Show both on campus, in person June 18-20 AND online June 3-25. Stay tuned: we will continue to shape our planning around the best safety… Read more »

What You Need To Know About The Summer Solstice & Why We Should Celebrate It!

The solstice is nearly upon us, let us help you to find what you need to know about the summer solstice and why we should celebrate it! In 2017 the official date of the summer solstice is June 21st. Depending on the shift of the calendar, the summer solstice is between June 20 and June… Read more »