put your creativity to work
Try out 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
FREE Friday evening Summer series of lectures and events
2019 Programming will be posted soon!
Dynamic classes in the studio, the kitchen, or the classroom.
Join Chef Luke in the kitchen for a new summer cooking (and eating!) series in partnership with 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
Let’s bake - and break - bread together. Join us for course no.3 in our summer series at the Deers Head Inn
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
Join Chef Luke in the kitchen for our summer cooking (and eating!) series in partnership with the Deers Head Inn
It’s a falafel party! We’re spicing up summer with our new cooking series in partnership with the Deers Head Inn
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.
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
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.
Join us for a short course with scholar-in-residence, David Fontana. The conflict between rural and urban America is as old as the American Republic. It was what divided Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton in the late eighteenth century, and it is what divides our country in the early twenty-first century.
Taking a close look at issues of accessibility, inclusivity, nutrition, and justice in our local food system with keynote speaker, Renan Salgado.
Eric is a studio artist-in-residence working in clay. This artist talk coincides with a gallery opening of his work in the Farmhouse Gallery.
Mixed-media artist Jason Vivona and special guests will lead a series of discussions - and tastings! - on site specific art, the relationship of the artist to the surrounding environment, and the importance of inter-disciplinary collaboration - particularly with chefs.
Take a close look at the North Country's food system and food justice issues identified at FEED BACK, our region's first food justice summit.
Jeff is an interdisciplinary filmmaker, photographer, writer, and amateur chef. He joins us in June as our Place-Based Artist-in-Residence.