Crochet 201

This class is designed for those who have mastered the single crochet stitch and would like to learn additional stitches and techniques. Students will complete three projects: a pot holder/ hot pad, a doily using a granny square pattern, and the students will choose their final project. Kit supplied (if needed) as well as 1 Read More >

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Painting with a Fish

Would you like to learn how to Gyotaku? Join “Painting With A Fish” at The Florida Maritime Museum for a fun modern spin on Gyotaku (Direct Method Fish Rubbing). This unique class includes art instructions, supplies, and your own creative fish print. Students must be 18 years of age or older Registration closes October 19th 

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Attracting Native Pollinators Class

Learn how to create a habitat for pollinators in your home garden. Karen Willey, Education Director for the local Florida Native Plant Society will share insights and plant lists with participants. Students will also have the opportunity to take home starter plants and cuttings for their home garden. The butterfly garden and pond planting at Read More >

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Knot Tying

Knots are so fundamental to everyday life that we barely notice they are around. We all remember first learning to tie our shoelaces as children, but there are so many other times we utilize knots. Without the knowledge of knots or rope, there could be no net making for fishing, woven cloth, or jewelry making. Read More >

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Wine Making Part 1 & 2 – rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma

In this two part class, students will learn how to make Muscadine wine.

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Canning 101

Whether you are new to canning or just need a refresher course, Canning 101 is a great starting point for students. The focus of this workshop will be safety, equipment, and science as we discuss the boiling water bath technique. Once mastered, this method will enable you to safely and confidently can everything from jams Read More >

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Intermediate Candle Making

Candles have been used for thousands of years and up until the early 1900s they were the single source for artificial light. Candles also have a rich tradition in religious services in many faiths throughout history. Today, the candle is no longer the single source of light but are still used abundantly in religious services Read More >

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Cheese Making

Dairy has played a large role in America since the early 1600s. However, for the last 500 years, Florida’s cattle industry has been a large contributor to both the economy and natural resources. In an effort to celebrate Florida’s Agricultural Heritage, come take this hands on cheese making class. JoAnn Mancuso will teach students to Read More >

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Wine Making Part 1 & 2 – rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma

In this two part class, students will learn how to make Muscadine wine.

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Jelly Making

For years the process of preserving food has been a way we were able to enjoy food at its peak of freshness Seafood canneries are within minutes of the docks. Meats, soups and stews are canned within the facilities in which they are prepared. Cortez Florida is still using a fish preservation technique that was Read More >

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Florida Maritime Museum

Our Mission

The Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum supports the mission of the Florida Maritime Museum to collect, preserve and share traditional knowledge, cultural artifacts, and personal stories specific to Florida’s fishing and maritime heritage. This is done through classes of traditional folk skills and heritage crafts that existed in early communities throughout Florida.

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UPCOMING CLASSES
Tue 24

Crochet 201

Tuesday, October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu 26

Painting with a Fish

Thursday, October 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Thu 26

Attracting Native Pollinators Class

Thursday, October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm