put your creativity to work
Try something new! Learn fun skills from pottery to poetry to permaculture. Explore your creativity, and engage your senses. Find the space to write that book and meet a new community of like-minded friends.
***Course offerings for 2019 will be reduced due to our move to a new campus***
Adult Clay classes
Fun and diverse courses for the beginner through advanced clay student
Summer series of lectures and events
Dynamic classes in the studio, the kitchen, or the classroom.
Take your burger to the next level. Course no.7 in our new cooking series in partnership with the Deers Head Inn
Fresh from the garden. Join us for the final class of our summer cooking series in partnership with the Deers Head Inn
Skill building across all domains! Single-day, weekend, and week-long workshops.
Meet us in Sicily for a one-week retreat at the 14th century monastery and world-class culinary estate, Gangivecchio. Offering two date options: 10/7-10/13 or 10/14-10/20
Grow your book project to its fullest flowering in this year-long program of intense one-on-one literary mentorship and online group workshops, bracketed by two fall workshops at Craigardan.
pop-up dinners and special culinary events
Nurturing the next generation of artists, thinkers, growers, chefs, and leaders
FROM THE ARCHIVES
It’s a falafel party! We’re spicing up summer with our new cooking series in partnership with the Deers Head Inn
Join Chef Luke in the kitchen for our summer cooking (and eating!) series in partnership with the Deers Head Inn
Join Craigardan and John Brown Lives! at John Brown Farm as we explore issues of food justice with author and speaker Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm
We’re getting you ready to grill the best local chicken around. Join us for the last June course in our summer series at the Deers Head Inn
Let’s bake - and break - bread together. Join us for course no.3 in our summer series at the Deers Head Inn
It’s ravioli night! Course two in our new summer cooking (and eating!) series in partnership with the Deers Head Inn
Join Chef Luke in the kitchen for a new summer cooking (and eating!) series in partnership with the Deers Head Inn
VANTAGE POINT is the culminating exhibition of ceramic artist Harry Caldwell’s winter residency. On view at Keene Arts for one weekend only!
A 3-day intensive introductory course on the science behind clay and glazes.
Announcing the second annual Winter Food Summit! Presented by the Food Justice Working Group at The W!ld Center.
Join us for a special fundraising dinner event at the Keene School. All proceeds go toward fighting hunger locally.
Join Chef Luke in the kitchen for the start of a new winter cooking series.
Join us around the kitchen table for this experimental food and writing workshop with writer Erica Berry and chef Luke Ayres
Inspired by Winterson’s writing and Craigardan’s majestic mountaintop views, multidisciplinary studio environment, and culinary focus, participants will be guided to develop their own balancing winter rituals – indoors and outdoors - while tending to their inner world and creative process.
Join us for a week long workshop as we focus on our lives as potters, makers, and human beings.
Second annual harvest benefit celebration of the food, the farm, and the plate! This year's featured ceramic artist is Emma Silverstein in collaboration with chef Zachary Gerhardt Clemans.
Join Greer Rochford, our culinary artist-in-residence, for a delicious evening of eating and learning new ways to use and prepare the whole fruit.
In this discussion, Prof. Pollans will provide an overview of agricultural exceptionalism within the context of the environmental movement and the more recent food movement.
Naomi joins us in August as a scholar-in-residence and will present two free community talks.
Naomi is an Associate Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School whose research centers on employment law, family law, antidiscrimination law, and gender. Naomi joins us in August as a scholar-in-residence.