COVID-19 Update, 4/25/2020

The Folk School has now canceled all in-person classes through May 2020, and we are continuing to monitor the pandemic and various government mandates. We’ll only resume in-person classes when we are comfortable that it is safe for the health and welfare of The...

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...

Printmakers Portfolio Raffle & Print Sale

The three prints above, by Glenna Gannon, Bill Brody, and Ina Timling, are a few of the many prints that will be included in our upcoming Printmakers Portfolio Raffle & Print Sale!  We are raising funds with the goal of setting up the Folk School...

Updating the TFS Membership Program

Dear Folk School Community, In pursuit of our mission to perpetuate the joy of hands-on learning, we are constantly working to make our classes more accessible to the community. To that end we are changing our class fee structure and our membership program. Starting...