Traditional Arts, Traditional Crafts
Workshops, classes, lectures, team building & private events
209 Franklin St and 101 Clifton Ave in Natchez, Mississippi
mailing address-PO Box 696, Natchez, MS 30121
Join Mississippi School of Folk Arts in welcoming Gasali Adeyemo to Natchez to work with area students as well as for an intensive indigo dye workshop.
Gasali will be here from May 29 through June 5. To support this event or to find out more, please email us. This event is funded in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and Mississippi Arts Commission.
Find us in downtown Natchez, Mississippi!
Our main campus is located across from the Natchez Convention Center at 209 Franklin Street and our Clay Center and artist studio rentals are located on the bluff at 101 Clifton Avenue
Contact us via email email@example.com or by calling 601-493-4242.
Our hours for January 2021:
Also by appointment and during most class and workshop hours.
Visit our gift shop to support our programming. Not only will you find unique handmade items for sale, all profits from sales support Mississippi School of Folk Arts, our shop employees are all volunteers.
Mississippi School of Folk Arts is a 501c3 non- profit art school which offers classes and workshops in traditional arts and traditional crafts. We provide a welcoming environment for those wishing to learn a new skill, hone skills they have, have a fun evening out with friends and family and grow closer with team building experiences. Private parties for both children and adults are offered for those looking for a unique way to celebrate milestone events or everyday events.
Membership in Mississippi School of Folk Arts provides several opportunities to come together to work alongside other creative people during open studio times. Pottery membership allows full time access to our fully equipped pottery studio. We have artist studios for rent for our members with some of the most beautiful views in Natchez. Members often receive a discount on workshops and classes and are offered the opportunity to participate in our Artist Member Exhibit annually. Exhibits will resume when MSFA feels it is safe to gather in a group, member exhibits will be announced in late 2021.
If you are looking for a way to support the arts, sponsor a child for a workshop or ongoing class or otherwise provide support for Mississippi School of Folk Arts, please consider a donation. We are a registered charity in the state of Mississippi as well as a 501c3 non profit institution and can provide you donor information for your taxes. Please get in touch if you have questions about how we can use your support. We need volunteers with skills too! Are you retired or find yourself with some time and wanting to give back to the art community? We'd love to talk with you!
Mississippi School of Folk Arts
Mississippi School of Folk Arts is a 501c3 non-profit organization run by a volunteer board. Our board members bring a wide variety of skills to provide a diverse and unique approach to arts education.