Engage the hands

Warm the heart

Stimulate the mind

Welcome to

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

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Fly Tying

Every Tuesday

Have you ever wanted to delve into the fascinating world of entomology or create lifelike insect replicas? Or perhaps you’re interested in crafting aquatic or terrestrial fly imitations that look beautiful and fool fish? If you’ve had the pleasure of catching a fish with a fly you’ve tied yourself, you know how immensely satisfying it can be. If you have yet to try it, there’s no time like the present!

Acrylic Painting – Season Expressions

Sept 30, 2023

In this captivating class, you’ll embark on a journey of artistic expression, crafting unique masterpieces that mirror the beauty of each changing season. The canvas, a blank 11″x14″ space, becomes your personal window to the world as you delve into a new design with every session.

Gourd Birdhouse Class

Oct 14, 2023

Explore the captivating world of gourd art with our Gourd Birdhouse class! Whether you’re a seasoned artist or a beginner, this workshop is your ticket to unleashing your creativity. In this class, you’ll discover the magic of gourding, using acrylic paints, specialized dyes, wood-burning techniques, and carving to transform ordinary gourds into extraordinary art pieces.

Acrylic Paint Pouring

Oct 16, 2023

Immerse yourself in the art of mixing acrylic paints with mediums, and learn diverse pouring techniques that transform every canvas into a masterpiece. With each class, discover new methods of layering, pouring, and tilting, allowing you to create a variety of mesmerizing designs.

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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