Family Fun with Bronze Clay

CLASS ID: 1Y701
Date/Time: Sunday, January 20, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Kim Bakken-Parr
A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon, playing and creating with bronze clay. After firing, this clay turns into a solid piece of bronze metal. After rolling, shaping and texturing the pieces the clay can be cut out using a cooling cutter to make great Christmas tree ornaments or charms. Prepare to be messy!

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Clay Face Pots

CLASS ID: 1Y706
Date/Time: Sunday, January 20, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Erika Arndt
Make a mug with a mug! Try your hand at hand-building as you create a whimsical face on a pinch pot.

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Friday Morning Clay

CLASS ID: 1Y310
Date/Time: 4 Fridays, January 4 – 25, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

CLASS ID: 2Y311
Date/Time: 4 Fridays, February 1 – 22, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Alexander Chinn
Join Alex and enjoy your morning with clay! Each class begins with a short demonstration followed by working on clay projects: throwing on the wheel, hand-building, tiles, sculptures, etc. All levels are welcome. Materials are included.

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Clay Open Studio

Every Wednesday & Saturday from December – February

Need more studio time? This class is open to anyone who is enrolled in other clay classes and wants more work time. It is also open to those with clay experience who want to work independently. Instructors will be available to answer your questions and to help with specific needs. Bring your tools for another fun clay day! Materials are included.

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Introduction to Clay: Pottery Wheel

CLASS ID: 2Y310
Date/Time: 4 Saturdays, February 2 – 23, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Johnne Law McMahan
Curious about the potter’s wheel? This class will introduce beginners to throwing. Learn the steps and skills that transform a lump of clay into incredible functional forms. No clay experience necessary.

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Clay Studio for All Skill Levels

CLASS ID: 1Y308
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays, January 3 – 31, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

CLASS ID: 2Y308
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, February 7 – 28, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Adama Sow
Senegalese teaching artist Adama Sow will assist potters with wheel throwing, hand-building, and glazing techniques. Demonstrations will cover hand-building and basic wheel-throwing techniques as well as more advanced concepts upon request. Work at your own pace with both individualized and group instruction. No clay experience necessary; all levels are welcome. Materials are included.

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All Ages Clay

CLASS ID: 1Y702
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays, January 3 – 31, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

CLASS ID: 2Y702
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, February 7 – 28, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Adama Sow
This all-ages class with teaching artist Adama Sow is the perfect class for kids, teens, and adults, or for parents to take with their children! Demonstrations will cover basic wheel-throwing, hand-building, sculpture, and glazing techniques as well as more advanced concepts upon request. Work at your own pace with both individualized and group instruction. No clay experience necessary; all levels are welcome. Materials included.

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Pottery Wheel for All Skill Levels

CLASS ID: 1Y309
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays, January 3 – 31, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

CLASS ID: 2Y309
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, February 7 – 28, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Adama Sow
Senegalese teaching artist Adama Sow will teach beginning potters how to control the wheel, and show advanced students how to make a better pot. Demonstrations will cover basic wheel-throwing techniques. No clay experience is necessary. Advanced students are welcome. Materials are included.

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Monday Morning Clay

CLASS ID: 1Y301
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, January 7 – 28, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

CLASS ID: 2Y301
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, February 4 – 25, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Adam Gruetzmacher
Join potter Adam Gruetzmacher on Monday mornings in an open instruction studio setting. Students will help determine the trajectory of the class through their ideas and desire to explore new techniques in clay on and off the wheel. Work at your own pace and learn through both individual and group demonstration. Open to all skill levels, we will enjoy a relaxed studio environment designed to nurture and explore our ideas. Materials are included.

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Beginning/Intermediate Clay

CLASS ID: 1Y302
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, January 7 – 28, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

CLASS ID: 2Y302
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, February 4 – 25, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Soojin Choi
Explore basic hand-building and wheel-throwing skills with this beginner/ intermediate course. Focus on learning to make different shapes using the wheel or hand-building skills like pinching, coiling, and slab building. Use your shapes to create utilitarian pottery or sculptural forms. Bring your ideas for specific forms you’d like to learn to make. Class will offer demonstrations and individualized instruction. No clay experience necessary. Materials are included.

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