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With a focus on providing a supportive environment, the Folk School provides a place where anyone can come to learn skills that instill in our community a sense of pride in our local culture.

Please note that registration closes the day before the class. Pre-registration is required. 
Please review our Waiver, Cancellations and Refund Policy.

Instructors and guest lecturers at the Florida Maritime Museum and Folk School are independent contractors or volunteers whose opinions are not necessarily those of the Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller, or Manatee County.

Please note that visitors to the Florida Maritime Museum may be photographed or videotaped during their visit.
These photos/videos may be used for marketing, advertising, or public relations purposes without compensation.