From a press release:
Penland School of Crafts offers discounts to area residents
Penland School of Crafts has open spaces in a number classes in two upcoming summer session available at half tuition to residents of the following Western North Carolina counties: Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Graham, Clay, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, and Yancey; and the following counties in East Tennessee: Carter, Cocke, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington. Regular room and board charges apply, but students are not required to stay on campus.
Summer session two runs June 8-20 with openings glass, metals, photography, textiles and wood. Session three runs June 22-July 4 with openings books, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, letterpress, and textiles. To see the list of what’s available, click on the Open Summer Workshops link on the Penland School homepage: www.penland.org.
A few of these classes require previous experience, but most are open to students of all skill levels. To enroll, call the Penland registrar at 828-765-2359, ext 15. The Penland Standby Program offers discounts to area residents who take unfilled spaces in Penland classes shortly before the classes begin.