Traditional Arts

Common Threads

Five weeks ago, students from Knott and surrounding counties embarked on a challenging journey; to learn how to sew, knit, and quilt…. all via Zoom. This semester, the Common Threads arts education program at Hindman Settlement School focused on various forms of textile arts for our after-school arts classes. Three textile arts classes have been …

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Dumplin’s & Dancin’: A (virtual) Series on Appalachian Food & Dance Traditions!

Every year, we gather together at the Forks of Troublesome to celebrate Appalachian Food and Dance. As with everything else this year, our gathering will have to be postponed, but we still wanted to highlight our mountain traditions and bring our community together to learn, celebrate, sing, and salivate. So please join us next week …

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