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Textile Studio


Art & Artists

This is a great place to get inspired.

At Old School Lives we want to encourage the arts. We have a fully functioning Pottery Studio,

Textile Studio, Artist Studio Space, and Artist Exhibits.

Youth and Community art opportunities throughout the year. 

"In the tapestry of life, we're all connected. Each one of us is a gift to those around us helping each other be who we are, weaving a perfect picture together."

~ Anita Moorjani

The Textile Studio

A collection of looms, yarns, spinning wheels, sewing machines, and various other supplies and tools. 


Restoring the arts that have strong historical roots in our community, strengthening collaborations with local artists and guilds, establishing new skills and opportunities in our area, and confirming community through art for all generations!

We have a fully functioning Pottery Studio, Textile Studio, artist studio space, artist exhibits, and various youth and community art opportunities throughout the year.


The best part about the Textile Studio is its history. Each loom has a story to tell and was donated from local art facilities or weavers. We are not currently renting space on looms but hope to in the future.


We offer a variety of classes from Scandinavian Weaving, Rag Rug Weaving, to family friendly classes, and community knitting groups. We have sought out experienced instructors that share the same goal.

Questions email:

Or call (218)482-3005

Pottery Studio

Old School Lives has a fully functioning Pottery Studio equipped with kilns, clay, glazes, wheels, and tons of supplies. 

There are several experienced potters who have volunteered to create this wonderful space and teach classes open to the community and youth. 

Pottery Instructors: 

Abby Lacksonen

Ken Maeckelbergh

To inspire arts in the community, we have several artists using space in the building to create and promote different skills. One of our resident artists is Lanny Johnson, a clay to bronze sculptor. Here is a link to his website.

Sculptor Lanny Johnson

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