Ozark Folkways is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to the preservation, development, instruction, and celebration of regional arts and crafts.
As a non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of our community to fulfill our mission. The majority of proceeds from our gallery sales, workshops, and performances go to support the artists and craftspeople in our region. Our workshops and events are coordinated by volunteers.
Your tax-deductible investment will go directly toward fulfilling our mission and overhead such as utilities, maintenance, and improving our facilities.
Any donations are welcome! Click the “Donate” button below to help.
Don’t just take our word for it – hear what your friends and neighbors have to say about what we’re doing here at Ozark Folkways!
“I have learned to make a basket out of a gourd, cook Indian food, grow a mushroom log, and work with clay. My husband and I are proud to be sustaining members of Ozark Folkways.” – Patty Baker
“Ozark Folkways programs are beneficial and appreciated from kids age 3 to 93. They allow you to slow down and enjoy some of life’s greatest joys.” – Heather Artripe, Outreach Coordinator, Ozark Natural Foods
“Ozark Folkways is the cultural heart of our community.” – Mary C Anderson
“Especially in low-density rural areas, opportunities to bring distant neighbors together are crucial for engagement with the fundamental pursuits that foster joy and wonderment.” – Dan Dean, Architectural Designer and musician
“Ozark Folkways provides many needed and welcome programs in art education, lifelong learning, traditional crafts and music in an underfunded area of our state. Ozark Folkways is an historic and valued part of the Arkansas experience.” – Therese & Bill Jenkins, Rockin J Ranch
“Ozark Folkways pulls people from diverse backgrounds together to share enriching fellowship in a lovely, historical setting.” – Cindy & Cary Arsaga
“Ozark Folkways is doing a magnificent job of touching all of our lives with beauty, friendship and culture.” – Jan Newlin, Newlin Realty