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​Pottery Experience

Looking for a unique artistic expereince? Have you ever wanted to try your hand at throwing on a pottery wheel? Learn the basics of wheel-throwing in this two-hour workshop! All supplies included. Re-enacting the scene from "Ghost" is not required. Ages 14+

Pottery Experience6/5Sun1-3p$30K. Smalley


Pottery Experience8/7Sun1-3p$30K. Smalley

​Pottery - All Levels

In this fun and lively class, you will learn basic throwing techniques for the potter’s wheel along with glazing and firing. Advanced students will be encouraged to attempt more difficult projects, such as complex forms and multi-piece throwing. Students may complete class projects or pursue special interests. ​An additional $20 clay/firing fee will be required. Ages 16+

Pottery - All Levels6/7-7/12Tue2-4:30p$105J. Rincones
Pottery - All Levels6/7-7/12Tue6-8:30p$105J. Rincones


Pottery - All Levels6/8-7/13Wed6-8:30p$105K. Smalley


Pottery - All Levels6/9-7/14Thu2-4:30p$105J. Rincones
Pottery - All Levels6/9-7/14Thu6-8:30p$105J. Rincones


Pottery - All Levels7/19-8/23Tue2-4:30p$105J. Rincones
Pottery - All Levels7/19-8/23Tue6-8:30p$105J. Rincones
Pottery - All Levels7/20-8/24Wed6-8:30p$105K. Smalley
Pottery - All Levels7/21-8/25Thu2-4:30p$105J. Rincones
Pottery - All Levels7/21-8/25Thu6-8:30p$105J. Rincones


​Pottery - Advanced

Learn advanced techniques in throwing, glazing and decorating. ​An additional $20 clay/firing fee will be required. Ages 16+

Prerequisite: must be able to center and throw a simple cylinder and bowl.

Pottery - Advanced6/4-7/16Sat10-12:30p$105M. Drouin
Pottery - Advanced7/23-8/27Sat10-12:30p$105M. Drouin

​Pottery Workshops

Coil Pot and Macrame Hanger

This class will introduce you to basic hand building skills along with some simple macrame knots. The first class we will be making a coil-built pot learning to use a slab roller and how to make your own coils. The following week we will be making a macrame hanger for the pot.

​Ceramic Maraca Workshop

In this class we will make a ceramic maraca. You will gain skills in hand building with clay. This can be a fun way to start or continue using clay. We will be using pinch pot technique to form the maraca and will decorate them by glazing and carving. All supplies included. Age 8+

Coil Pot and Macrame Hanger Workshop6/12-6/26Sun1-3:30p$50K. Smalley
Coil Pot and Macrame Hanger Workshop7/17-7/24Sun1-3:30p$50K. Smalley
Ceramic Maraca Workshop8/21Sun1-3:30p$35K. Smalley

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