Engage the hands

Warm the heart

Stimulate the mind

Welcome to
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FOLK SCHOOL

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

  • We’re looking for artisans to teach and join the start of a new adventure with participants! More»
  • Be part of the start — We’re now accepting donations, which are tax deductible! More»
  • New building secured and ready-to-go for brand new classes on launch day!
  • We need eager volunteers willing to share their time and help their community. More»
  • Don’t forget to sign up for RMFS emails, so you don’t miss any exciting future news! More»

Woodturning Class

April 14 & 15, 2022

Our Master Teacher and Wood-worker, Dennis Fanning, has been turning
wood for over 30 years! Woodturning is an incredible ancient art that dates back
to 1300 BC in Egypt! Come join Dennis in woodturning for an all inclusive program that is for every skillset. Only 4 spots left!

Plein Air Oil Painting Boot Camp

April 29 — May 1, 2022

Do you want to learn to paint plein air but are intimidated or don’t know where to start? This 3 day workshop is a perfect start for beginner to intermediate painters. Scott will teach the fundamentals of painting outdoors, on location and get you out in the field!

Primitive Rug Hooking Workshop

Sept 30 — Oct 4, 2022

Join us for this new and exciting 4 day event! Our teacher, Theresa Rapstine, is a reputable, creative, fun teacher with a wealth of knowledge. She will help you make your rugs look old using many textures and colors of wool. You will also enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and beverages and meet other students.

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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