The ACS will be closed for the holidays from 12/23 to 1/8, reopening on Wednesday 1/9. If you need assistance with registration or have questions about classes, staff will be available to help you – just contact us via phone or email. We wish you all the happiest of holidays and look forward to seeing you in the New Year!
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  • Welcome to the Arkansas Craft School

Welcome to the Arkansas Craft School. Our craft studio, located in the heart of beautiful, historic downtown Mountain View, Arkansas, houses a variety of craft and art workshops to hone your already established skills, or open new vistas for your creative spirit. Our courses in wood, metal, glass, clay, fiber and studio arts, honor the traditional roots of craft forms while inviting an investigation of these materials for their potential as contemporary visual art forms. Mountain View is a destination for many seeking a peaceful and creative get-away to the Ozark Mountains. This charming town provides Craft School students lodging options within walking distance including motels, cabins, and bed-and-breakfasts. Our school is situated on North Peabody Ave, on the corner of the Courthouse Square, allowing students to have access to an assortment of cafes, restaurants, shops, and galleries – all within a few blocks. Also known for its folk music, Mountain View often has impromptu evening jam sessions where local musicians routinely bring out their fiddles, banjos and dulcimers to delight visitors. Mountain View is a wonderful destination for nurturing creativity and finding inspiration.

We hope you will join us.

Support for the Arkansas Craft School is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Windgate Charitable Foundation.