Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is a nationally renowned center of contemporary arts and crafts education. Workshops are offered for weekend, one and two week sessions from May through October each year. From January through March classes are offered to children, youth and adults who live nearby and can attend in the evenings and on Saturday mornings. Areas of study include: ceramics, fibers, metals/jewelry, painting, drawing, photography, warm glass, woodturning, woodworking, sculpture, and book and paper arts. The public is welcome year-round to visit the school’s five galleries, resource center and book and supply store. Artist residencies, assistantships, work-study, scholarships, community outreach, conferences and music programs contribute to Arrowmont’s mission of “enriching lives through art.”