Summer is almost here!

Haystack’s Open Studio Residency begins May 31, Summer Sessions begin June 14, and the Summer Conference begins July 12.

If you haven’t made plans to come to Haystack this summer it’s not too late. There are still openings in some workshops and short waiting lists in othersContact Haystack to find out what is available.
Haystack is an international craft school pursuing new ideas in craft through innovative programs, such as our intensive studio workshopsresidency, conferences, a digital fabrication lab (the Haystack fab lab), Maine programs that include intensive programs for high school students, workshops for Deer Isle and Blue Hill Peninsula residents, workshop for adults from throughout the state, community-based artist residencies, exhibitions, symposia, and retreats. These initiatives provide opportunities for program participants to investigate materials, technology, craft, art, and the creative process. The school’s retreat setting and award-winning campus provide the ideal location for transformative and interdisciplinary learning experiences.

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Developing new ideas and new ways of seeing are central to Haystack’s mission. When you take a workshop at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, you are able to work in the studios day and night, you have time to experiment and discover, and to be a part of an intensive and supportive community of learners.

The Craft School Experience logoHaystack is one of five participating craft schools -with Arrowmont, Penland, Pilchuck, and Peters Valley- that have organized a new marketing initiative that focuses on schools offering intensive studio experiences.

To find out more about The Craft School Experience and watch videos, listen to artist stories, read the news blog, and check out links to each school, at

What’s Going On

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Spring 2015 Gateway

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Help us prepare the campus for the summer season

Island Workshop Day
May 9 – for area residents

Haystack clay artists featured in an exhibition at the Fuller Craft Museum

Attention Hawaiian artists – new fellowship available. Apply through regular application process (Deadline: April 1) and indicate your interest in being considered for the Laila Twigg-Smith Art Scholarship 2015 on your form. FMI: Contact Haystack

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