Engage the hands

Warm the heart

Stimulate the mind

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In beautiful Grand Lake, CO.

Our Mission

RMFS provides year-round learning experiences of traditional arts and crafts that engage the hands, warm the heart and stimulate the mind, in an inspiring and inclusive mountain lake community.

News & Happenings

  • Have you seen our new FALL 2022 CLASS LIST? Click Here»
  • We’re looking for artisans to teach and join the start of a new adventure with participants! More»
  • Have you been to our new building in town square?
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  • We need volunteers! willing to share their time and help their community. Sign up here»
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Drum Life with Scott Merchant

Starts Sept 18, 2022 (5 week program)

Rocky Mountain folk school is excited to invite you to our latest program “Drum Life”. Learn about music and drumming from around the world, all while drumming your heart out on a no-impact yoga ball. This class is for all ages, skill sets and backgrounds. No previous experience necessary!

Primitive Rug Hooking

Sept 30 — Oct 4, 2022

Please join us for this new and exciting class on the ancient art of rug hooking! Our teacher, Theresa Rapstine, is a reputable, creative, fun teacher with a wealth of knowledge, who will help you to make your rugs look ancient using many textures and colors of wool.

Community Mandala Workshop

Oct 2, 2022

Join Colorado Artist Katy Council for a unique class on beauty and spirit through natural no-footprint mandalas. Mandalas are an ancient form of creation, using sacred geometry. By using sacred geometrical designs and materials found in nature, this one day program will result in a unique work of art and intention.

Please Note: We will follow all potential COVID restrictions regarding vaccines, masks and social distancing according to Grand County guidance and local positivity rates.

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