About Americana Academy
The Farmers' Museum has long held a mastery of folk art traditions and fine craftsmanship among living history museums in the United States. Finally, we have hands-on educational opportunities to match: Introducing the Americana Academy! With a vast array of workshops for every level of experience, the Americana Academy allows people to develop real trade and craft skills from silversmithing to soapmaking and everything in-between. Taught by expert interpreters with years of experience under their tool belts, students will come away from our classes with exciting new knowledge and ability. Be a pioneer in your own life and discover what you're capable of creating!

To register or for more information, please call 888-547-1450, ext. 461.

See the full 2016 brochure here.

 

Name of Workshop Dates
Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Hand Sewing June 30, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Balms & Salves July 3, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Yarn Dolls July 8, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Wood Carving July 9, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Soap Making July 10, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Hand Sewing July 12, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Plein-Air Watercolor with Susan Fenimore Cooper July 16, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Silversmithing July 16, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Leatherworking July 20, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Beginner Knitting July 21, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Yarn Dolls July 29, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Beginner Knitting August 2, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Crochet Lacemaking August 6, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Fragrant Waters and Essences August 7, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Hand Sewing August 11, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Plein-Air Watercolor with Susan Fenimore Cooper August 13, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Soap Making August 13, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Leatherworking August 14, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Silversmithing August 17, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Yarn Dolls August 19, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Hand Sewing August 23, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Beginner Knitting September 1, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Intermediate Silversmithing September 3, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Plein-Air Watercolor with Susan Fenimore Cooper September 24, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Intermediate Knitting September 25, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Food Preservation September 28, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Paper Marbling October 1, 2016
Americana Academy Workshops: Blacksmithing October 24, 2016
Americana Academy Workshops: Blacksmithing October 25, 2016
Americana Academy Workshops: Blacksmithing October 26, 2016
Americana Academy Workshops: Blacksmithing October 27, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Blacksmithing November 5, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Letterpress Printing November 5, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Baking for the Holidays November 5, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Fragrant Waters and Essences November 5, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Tin Ornament Making November 5, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Holiday Cards December 3, 2016
Americana Academy Workshop: Beginner Knitting June 21, 2017