Penland School of Craft

Penland School of Craft

Penland School of Craft is an international craft education center dedicated to the creative life. Located in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Penland offers total-immersion workshops in sixteen beautifully-equipped studios along with artist residencies, a gallery and visitors center, and community programs.

COVID Policy

Our current policy regarding COVID-19 and workshops can be found here.

Please Note:

The Penland Gallery and Visitors Center and the studios of the Penland Resident Artists are now open to the public. The main campus is also open, including the supply store and coffee house (masks required). The teaching studios are closed to the public.


What’s New

Summer Preview!!

Spring Workshops!

Apply for spring scholarships by December 3rd.

Already Registered? Student Portal Is Here

We’re Hiring!

On The Blog: Pumpkin-Carving Contest!

Photo of the Week: Make it Last!

Video: Penland School of Craft: A Place to Learn