Clay: Earthworks

Create decorative and functional pottery in this six-week class designed for the beginner as well as those who have taken intermediate pottery classes in the past.  Students will learn how to work with clay in both hand building, and wheel-throwing techniques. Finishing methods such as decorating, stamping, painting, and staining will be introduced as well as the discussion and practice of firing and glazing of clay works. Stoneware clay will be used and cone 6 and cone 06 glazes will be available.  All firings will be done by the museum in an electric kiln. All materials are provided.

Tuesdays, August 9 – September 13
5:30 – 8:30pm

Instructor: Karen Vetter
Ages: (15+) | All Levels

 

Clay for Beginners

Learn about the basics of working with clay for producing decorative and functional pottery. Students will learn the process and various techniques for going from an idea to a 3 dimensional completed glazed piece. The class will cover slab and coil construction as well as an introduction to throwing pieces on the wheel. An overview of decorating and glazing techniques for completing the piece will be presented.  All firings will be done by the museum in an electric kiln and all materials will be provided.

Wednesdays, August 3 – September 7
5:30 – 8:30 pm

Instructor: Jeff Hardcastle
Ages: 15+ | Beginners 

Ceramics: Open Studio

Intermediate and advanced level students will enjoy developing their hand building and/or wheel throwing techniques in this open studio ceramics class. Instructor will introduce students to new techniques, will encourage experimentation and will assist students as needed. 

Sundays, July 31 – September 11
10 am – 1 pm

Instructor: Jeff Hardcastle
Ages: Adult (15+) | Intermediate levels – Some experience and familiarity with hand building and wheel throwing techniques.

Clay for Beginners

Learn about the basics of working with clay for producing decorative and functional pottery. Students will learn the process and various techniques for going from an idea to a 3 dimensional completed glazed piece. The class will cover slab and coil construction as well as an introduction to throwing pieces on the wheel. An overview of decorating and glazing techniques for completing the piece will be presented.  All firings will be done by the museum in an electric kiln and all materials will be provided.

Wednesdays, June 8 – July 13
5:30 – 8:30 pm

Instructor: Jeff Hardcastle
Ages: 15+ | Beginners 

Ceramics: Open Studio

Intermediate and advanced level students will enjoy developing their hand building and/or wheel throwing techniques in this open studio ceramics class. Instructor will introduce students to new techniques, will encourage experimentation and will assist students as needed. 

Sundays, May 22 – June 26
10 am – 1 pm

Instructor: Jeff Hardcastle
Ages: Adult (15+) | Intermediate levels – Some experience and familiarity with hand building and wheel throwing techniques.

 

Summer Break Camp: Fun with Clay

Kids ages 7 – 12 will have fun exploring the tactile nature of clay.  Instruction will encompass basic hand building, throwing on the wheel, and sculpture.  In this 5 day camp, students will learn about the basics of pottery, glazing and the transformation of their pieces from the heat of kiln. This will be a fun and educational class.  All works will be fired in the Museums’ kiln. Snack and materials are included.

Monday – Friday, June 20 – 24 
9 am – noon

Instructor: Karen Vetter
Ages: 7 – 12 | All levels

 

Summer Break Camp: Fun with Clay

Kids ages 7 – 12 will have fun exploring the tactile nature of clay.  Instruction will encompass basic hand building, throwing on the wheel, and sculpture.  In this 5 day camp, students will learn about the basics of pottery, glazing and the transformation of their pieces from the heat of kiln. This will be a fun and educational class.  All works will be fired in the Museums’ kiln. Snack and materials are included.

Monday – Friday, June 13 – 17 
9 am – noon

Instructor: Karen Vetter
Ages: 7 – 12 | All levels

 

Clay: Earthworks

Create decorative and functional pottery in this six-week class designed for the beginner as well as those who have taken intermediate pottery classes in the past.  Students will learn how to work with clay in both hand building, and wheel-throwing techniques. Finishing methods such as decorating, stamping, painting, and staining will be introduced as well as the discussion and practice of firing and glazing of clay works. Stoneware clay will be used and cone 6 and cone 06 glazes will be available.  All firings will be done by the museum in an electric kiln. All materials are provided.

Tuesdays, April 19 – May 24
5:30 – 8:30pm

Instructor: Karen Vetter
Ages: (15+) | All Levels

 

Ceramics: Open Studio

Intermediate and advanced level students will enjoy developing their hand building and/or wheel throwing techniques in this open studio ceramics class. Instructor will introduce students to new techniques, will encourage experimentation and will assist students as needed. 

Sundays, April 3 – May 8
9 am – noon

Instructor: Amy Lawrence

Ages: Adult (15+) | Intermediate levels – Some experience and familiarity with hand building and wheel throwing techniques.

 

Ceramics: Open Studio

Intermediate and advanced level students will enjoy developing their hand building and/or wheel throwing techniques in this open studio ceramics class. Instructor will introduce students to new techniques, will encourage experimentation and will assist students with independent challenges. Studio clay and glazes are provided. 

Sundays, February 20 – March 27
9 am – noon

Instructor: Amy Lawrence
Ages: Adult (15+) | All levels