Learn to make by hand in the historic village of Waterford.
The Waterford Craft School offers immersive, one- and two- day heritage workshops, mini-workshops, and 5-day summer camps. Connecting master instructors and students together in a preserved 19th century village setting.
The Waterford Craft School is a program of the Waterford Foundation and serves its educational mission, working with the Waterford Fair to provide opportunities for artisans to demonstrate and teach & for students to experience and learn.
Foundation members support the preservation and education mission of the Waterford Foundation. Join us!
All workshops are for students 18 years and above unless otherwise stated in the workshop description.
Students who cancel at least 30 days in advance of the first day of the workshop will receive a 100% refund less processing fees. Students who cancel between 30 and 7 days from the first day of the workshop will receive refund of 50% of the Workshop Tuition, less processing fees. 0% of the Materials Fee will be refunded. No refunds will be issued for no-shows and cancellations made within 7 days of the start of the workshop. Full refunds (or tuition credits if you prefer) will be issued when a workshop does not meet minimum enrollment.
BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR
Join us as we aim to preserve handmade crafts such as quilting, weaving, woodworking, basket weaving, and more by educating the next generation of artisans. Classes in building arts are also encouraged, such as traditional construction methods, old and historic building restoration, and adaptive reuse.
If you are interested in becoming an instructor, please contact Tracy Kirkman at [email protected] or 540-882-3018 x 4.