Olive’s Porch is a Folk School experience in downtown Murphy, North Carolina. The location at 27 Peachtree Street features classroom space, a retail shop showcasing the work of Appalachian artists, and a studio space dedicated to the Artist in Residence program. Named after the Folk School’s co-founder Olive Dame Campbell, Olive’s Porch offers Community Workshops focused on traditional Appalachian crafts, music, dance, and community events and demonstrations designed for locals and visitors.

  • CRAFT

    Discover traditional and contemporary art and craft handmade by local and regional craftspeople.

  • COMMUNITY

    Gather and connect with neighbors, friends, and visitors during community events and live demonstrations.

  • CREATE

    Join us for hands-on workshops and learn a new craft.