2021 Summer Program Assistant Job Posting

The Folk School in Fairbanks is looking for a summer program assistant for Summer 2021. The person in this position will provide support for summer programs at The Folk School, and could include: management of our small retail shop  providing information about...

COVID-19 Update, 5/31/2020

The Folk School is moving cautiously forward in our class offerings. Pioneer Park has re-opened buildings, which allows us to utilize our facilities there. We are currently offering a number of classes that are open to small numbers of students and take place in an...

COVID-19 Update, 3/20/2020

As the new coronavirus continues to spread and now that Alaska has multiple COVID-19 cases, we have made the painful decision to extend the closure of The Folk School through April 2020. We’re working with instructors for a very few exceptions in...

2020 Summer Program Assistant Job Posting

The Folk School in Fairbanks is looking for a summer program assistant for Summer 2020. The person in this position will provide support for summer programs at The Folk School, and could include: offering short course programs directed at both kids and adults...

A Finished Birch Bark Canoe

A Folk School class, taught by Randy Brown, recently built a 20 foot long birch bark canoe over nine days, starting at the end of June through the first week of July. During this time period there was a relatively constant flow of people streaming though Pioneer Park....