Clay at Home

Register for Clay At Home or purchase a clay kit through the online form below, or contact the front desk at 651-407-0597 WBCA@whitebeararts.org.

Register for classes or Clay Conversation Club at WhiteBearArts.org/clay or contact the front desk at 651-407-0597 WBCA@whitebeararts.org.

CLAY AT HOME

You do not need to be registered for a class to participate in clay at home! You have the option to purchase, firing services, clay, and glazes. Your purchase will be waiting for you outside the building on Fridays between  10:00 AM-12:00 PM. Follow signs outside the building for drop off location. If you arrive while someone else is dropping off, please keep an appropriate distance, only one student is permitted at a time. Register here.

FIRING

You will register for a drop off date and leave your piece(s) on a table outside for firing. Pick-up will be two weeks later, which will also be scheduled during registration. All outside clay and glazes must be approved by Clay Studio Manager, Alex Chinn (achinn@whitebeararts.org) before being fired. 

Date/Time: Fridays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM (pick-up and drop-off)

Tuition: $10 for up to 5 pieces, $2 per piece after that (per week) 

CLAY PURCHASE 

Date/Time: Fridays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM 

Tuition: $10 for ½ bag of clay (specify the type of clay when registering)

GLAZE PURCHASE

Date/Time: Fridays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM 

Tuition: $10 for a 16 oz jar of glaze

Tuition: $10 for two underglazes (2 oz jars)

CLAY KITS

Clay Kits are a great way for people of all ages and experience to enjoy the creative process of working with clay! With your Clay Kit, you will receive a bag of clay and an assortment of glazes, along with the opportunity to have your piece(s) fired at WBCA at no additional cost. Let your imagination take you to a world of pinch pots and animal figures – or make a tile or small plate! The ideas are endless! Click here for information on starting a home clay studio.

Your purchase will be waiting for you outside the building on Fridays between  10:00 AM-12:00 PM. 

Clay Kit Contents:

  • 1/2 pounds of clay
  • 4 underglazes (black, baby blue, yellow and brilliant red).
  • Clear glaze (this is what will make the surface smooth and shiny).
  • Bisque firing (up to 5 pieces at one time).
  • Glaze firing (up to 5 pieces at one time).

Date/Time: Clay Kits can be picked up on Fridays from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

*please note that firing drop off/pick up also takes place on Fridays from 10 AM -12:00 PM

Tuition: $60 per kit, which includes firing for up to 5 pieces

Age/Level: Adults, Teens, Kids 5+

 

CLAY CLASSES 

On-Demand Classes

Join your favorite WBCA teaching artists for pre-recorded demonstrations on different forms and techniques. A 1/2 bag of clay, glazing and firing for up to five pieces made in that class are included in your tuition. You will arrange to pick up your materials at time of registration. More classes from your favorite clay instructors coming soon! Check whitebeararts.org for updates.

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Class Catalog PDF

Browse classes in this digital catalog.
Click here to view.