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»
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Bespoke Holiday Wire Wrapped Crystal Jewelry

Starts Nov 4, 2022 (3 week program; Fridays 6-8pm)

The art of wire wrapping crystals and stones has been dated all the way back to 3100 BC in Egypt. Join Colorado Native and Metalsmith Alex Merchant for a 3 class workshop on the basics of wire wrapping.

Adult Pottery

Starts Jan 4, 2023 (5 week program; Wed 6-8pm or Thur 2-4pm)

Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel.

Drum Life with Scott Merchant

COMING SOON! (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!

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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