Now Accepting Proposals for 2023 Classes

Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts is a 13,000 sq. ft. multi-arts facility which is operated by the Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen, Inc., a non-profit organization which operates the Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts located in Ludlow, Vermont. The School consists of nine classrooms in a renovated historic Vermont Farm setting, with a Gift and Craft Shop which is open during the summer months.

Summer courses are offered from June until the end of August, seven days a week, consisting of classes from one-half to seven days in length. Class hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily with morning and afternoon breaks and a one-hour lunch break.

Fall, Winter, Spring classes are usually held on weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily (unless otherwise stated in the schedule).

We can also offer mid-week classes to run in the daytime or evenings, time(s) to be determined by the instructor.

We are always recruiting potential new instructors. Specifically, we are seeking instructors in, but not limited to, the following disciplines, at all levels from beginner to expert. Download a blank Instructor Proposal form (in PDF format) from the links below the list of topics.

  • Weaving
  • Woodworking
    • Chip Carving
    • Relief Carving
    • Wood Carving (Whittling)
  • Needlecraft
    • Embroidery
    • Knitting
    • Crocheting
    • Lacemaking
  • Fine Arts
    • Drawing
    • Painting
      • Acrylics
      • Oil
      • Watercolor
    • Photography
    • Alcohol Ink
  • Pottery
  • Polymer Clay
  • Sculpture
  • Children’s Arts and Crafts (Ages 7-17)
  • Linocut Printing
  • Glass Arts
    • Fused Glass
    • Lampworking
  • Jewelry
    • Enameling
    • Precious Metal Clay
    • Beading
    • Lapidary Arts
    • Silver Fabrication
  • Leatherworking
  • The Business of Arts and Crafts
  • Rosemaling
  • Quilting
  • Native American Arts and Crafts
  • Fiber Arts
  • Soapmaking

If you are interested in teaching at Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts, please submit a copy of your professional and teaching resume plus a description of the course(s) you would like to teach, along with the attached course proposal form.

For more information about the arts education program at Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts, please call or email Debi Orton, School Director at 802-228-8770 or

Return Completed Instructor Proposal Form to:

School Director
Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts
611 Route 103 South
Ludlow, VT 05149

or to (electronic delivery is preferred).

Download the 2023 Instructor Proposal Form If you are unable to download this e-file, please send an email to letting us know, and we will send it by return email.