Classes and Workshops
In addition to our incredible outdoor activities, fantastic restaurants and high quality arts and culture programming, Delaware County is also a place people come to learn. From cooking classes to hands-on workshops, you can visit the Great Western Catskills and leave with a brand new skill. Here are just a handful of the places you might find a class or workshop to join while in the area.
100 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753
A new business on Main Street, Luck Dragon is an arts & craft supply store, workshop and gathering space. They offer many different courses on a variety of subjects, with new classes being added monthly. Find their full selection of classes and events on their site or in our events section.
Photo courtesy of Luck Dragon. Sewing classes at Luck Dragon with Hipstitch Academy.
110 Gaffey Rd.
Harpersfield, NY 13786
An in-person and online sewing studio that has one goal — to help you learn to sew and get creative! In person classes & retreats are taught in Harpersfield (their main location) and the online courses are taught using live video instruction via zoom.
106 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753
Offering a space for gallery exhibitions, literary readings, musical performances, film screenings, discussions, meetings, co-working, classes and workshops, and other as-yet unexplored happenings.
Strickland Hollow Tasting Room
70 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753
Tasting room and bottle shop located in downtown Delhi that also offers group and private cooking courses in the backroom of the shop. Each class takes an in-depth look at all the processes, equipment, and ingredients used to make great meals. Strickland Hollow also invites you to grab a bottle from the shop to enjoy while learning.
Photo courtesy of Jason Martin. Cooking class at Strickland Hollow Bottle Shop & Tasting Room.
Writers in the Mountains
Online Courses & Various Events
Writers in the Mountains is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the literary arts in the Catskill Mountains and beyond. In addition to offering a variety of creative writing workshops, WIM hosts numerous literary events and partners with other organizations in the community for the enjoyment of the written word.
Bloom Fabric, Supply, Art & Retreat
724 Main Street
Margaretville, NY 12455
In addition to the plethora of fabric and art supplies inside the main store, there are many different courses offered in “The Retreat”, which is the workspace behind the store. This space contains large tables for sewing or crafting, two large ironing tables with irons, cutting mats, and much more.
Photo courtesy of Bloom Fabric, Supply, Art & Retreat
West Kortright Centre
49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY 13757
West Kortright Centre sponsors performances, workshops, gallery exhibits, and community gatherings in an historic country church in a rural valley in the western Catskill Mountains. At WKC, you could learn everything from stone wall building to fabric dying to eco-printing. Each summer, West Kortright Centre hosts the much beloved Young People’s Theater Arts Workshops. The Centre is seasonal, so check their website for the latest information on their programs.
Roxbury Arts Group
5025 Vega Mountain Rd
Roxbury, NY 12474
The Roxbury Arts Group offers high-quality arts programming at three venues, The Roxbury Arts Center in Roxbury, the Old School Baptist Church in the Denver-Vega Valley and The Headwater Arts Center in Stamford. The organization produces a variety of live entertainment, concerts, dance, theatre, fine arts exhibitions, workshops, and arts programming for children and youth throughout the year including a monthly open studio in Stamford. Visit their website for the full listing of all their workshops and events.
Photo courtesy of Roxbury Arts Group. Project from Creativity Camp.
Hanford Mills Museum
51 Cty Hwy 12
East Meredith, NY
A preserved, operating Mill Museum in East Meredith that offers guided tours (In-season only), exploration days for kids, in person workshops, and virtual workshops. Workshops at Hanford Mills Museum offer you a chance to explore an interest or hobby in-depth with talented craftspeople and experts. The Museum’s historic facilities are an ideal place to learn about traditional crafts, practices and methods. Popular workshops include Steam Power 101, Coopering Workshops, and Historic Cooking workshops using the Royal Bride wood-fired cookstove in the John Hanford Farmhouse. Like all our attractions, we suggest you visit their website for the full list of the workshops they are hosting in addition to their special events.