April Update

These mid-April snowstorms and blustery winds have tested my patience, but I am resolved to be resilient. The truth is I simply can’t complain. April has been a blesséd month thus far. Straddled between two extremely delightful potica classes (more on that later), was an enriching Ely Folk School instructor retreat. A promising combination of […]

April Class Update

A dream many people had when the Ely Folk School began in 2015 started to come true when a kiln was offered as a donation. With the help of grants, donations, and many volunteer hours, the long-awaited day has arrived to launch our first ceramics classes in May. There will be a 2-hour introductory class […]

The New Ceramics Studio

The question for you readers is, “What are you interested in learning?”

Are you curious about methods of firing used for centuries in many cultures such as pit firing? Do you want to try the drama and beauty of raku pottery, which is fired outdoors in an intense, rapid firing of thirty minutes or so? Would you like to learn how to make sculptures, jewelry, casseroles and teapots, or tiles for your walls?

2019 Fundraising Campaign

Happy Birthday to Us! Our Ely Folk School is entering our 5th Season! Please join us for our Celebration and our Challenge. Our Celebration: Join us for our special event 3-5pm Sunday, June 9, and share highlights of our first half decade, updates on new classes, lots of yummy cakes (& other treats) Our Challenge: We’ve been gifted […]