The Folk School of Fairbanks offers a variety of year round and seasonal classes.
Please check our events calendar or our upcoming classes regularly to see current classes we are offering.



The Folk School offers classes in many hands-on disciplines, including:

  • Woodworking and carving (view a photo documentary of a Greenwood Chair Building class)
  • Basket weaving and bark containers
  • Wilderness skills
  • Fiber arts
  • Bone, Antler, & Skin Work
  • Blacksmithing
  • Applied Sciences
  • Log Construction (view full report from our 2020 Log Cabin Construction class.)
  • Home Maintenance
  • Creative writing
  • Environmental art
  • Pottery and Earthen Kilns

By definition a Folk School responds to the needs of the community.

If you have suggestions of disciplines you would like to see offered, please contact us!