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Create a Clay Zoo (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

Create animals figurines and animal pots out of clay. Use pinching, slab construction and coil-building techniques to make the animal features and forms. Create vases shaped like fish, bird pitchers and more. Together, we’ll create a clay zoo!

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Handbuilding with Clay (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

Learn a variety of ceramic hand building techniques such as pinch pots, coil and slab building. You'll learn to create functional vessels and creative sculptural objects.

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Pinch Pot Aliens, Creatures + Monsters (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

Create the wildest creatures you can imagine! Students will learn a variety of handbuilding skills such as coil making, extruding, and how to make a pinch pot. Students will leave with a sculpture of an imaginary (or real) monster, alien, or mythical creature of their creation!

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Pinch Pot Pokémon (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

Pokémon and monsters and imaginary friends, oh my! This clay class will introduce hand-building techniques such as pinching and coiling. We'll discuss animal characteristics and learn to sculpt real and imaginary creatures in their natural habitats. Walk away with two or three sculpted creatures!

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Mythical Clay Creatures (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

Unicorns, elves, mermaids and more! This class will start with a fun story about a fantastical creature, then we will learn how to build creatures out of clay. We’ll use air-dry clay to make your creatures come to life!

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Creating with Polymer Clay (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

Explore art-making with polymer clay! Polymer clay is fun because it's rich and colorful. In this class, we will do a variety of projects and learn best how to work with polymer clay. We'll make jewelry or small sculptures and experiment with baking our creations to make them last forever!

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Ancient Greek Pottery: Creating an Amphora (Ages 12-14)

January 24, 2023

It's hard to imagine the Greeks without amphorae. These large containers were used for everything from transporting wine and olive oil to using as funerary urns. Students will learn clay hand-building as well as sgrafitto in making their own Amphora during this one-week crash course in ancient Greek pottery-making!

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Wheel Throwing (C) – Two-week class (Ages 12-14)

January 24, 2023

Learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. This extended, two-week class offers more time to practice on the wheel and more opportunities to complete projects. Create handmade functional pottery, experiment with various glazes and learn about safety in the ceramics studio.

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Helping Hands: Molding Clay (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

What does it mean to be kind and how do you show kindness to others? In this class, we use the creative process of molding clay with our hands to symbolize the power we have as humans to mold our world into a better one. Students will create their own clay hands, but they will […]

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Create a Clay Zoo (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

Create animals figurines and animal pots out of clay. Use pinching, slab construction and coil-building techniques to make the animal features and forms. Create vases shaped like fish, bird pitchers and more. Together, we’ll create a clay zoo!

read more

Clay Creations (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

Calling all young ceramicists! Use hand building and learn basic clay skills like coiling, pinch pots and slabs to create one-of-a-kind objects from your imagination. Throughout the week, we'll create different projects with air-dry clay which can be taken home as soon as they're finished.

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Miniature Clay Houses (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

From humble hobbit holes to fantasy mansions, your imagination is the architect. Create miniature dwellings and all the tiny things that go inside.

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ONSITE: Build a Clay City (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

Learn about architecture from around the world and create your own clay city out of air-dry clay! Students can paint their creations and take them home by the end of class on Friday.

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Clay Food Fun (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

In this class, it's okay to play with your food! Learn to handbuild with clay to make clay models of your favorite foods. Students will use air-dry clay and paint them so you can take your food home at the end of class on Friday!

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Clay Creatures (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

Have fun learning about clay and creating your own creatures! Take time to think about animals that have special meaning to you, and learn about animals in art history.

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Pinch Pot Pokémon (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

Create the wildest creatures you can imagine! Students will learn a variety of handbuilding skills such as coil making, extruding, and how to make a pinch pot. Students will leave with a sculpture of an imaginary (or real) monster, alien, or mythical creature of their creation!

read more

Wheel Throwing (B) – Two-week class (Ages 12-14)

January 24, 2023

Learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. This extended, two-week class offers more time to practice on the wheel and more opportunities to complete projects. Create handmade functional pottery, experiment with various glazes and learn about safety in the ceramics studio.

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Build a Clay City (Ages 6-8)

January 24, 2023

Learn about architecture from around the world and create your own clay city out of air-dry clay! Students can paint their creations and take them home by the end of class on Friday.

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Handbuilding with Clay: Flower Pots + Vases (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

Learn various hand building techniques such as pinching, coiling and using slabs to create vessels that hold flowers and plants. We will make planters, vases, wall pockets, hanging vases, and air plant holders! We will paint with underglazes to add color.

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Ceramics + Surrealism (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

The surrealist movement invented games to exercise the brain and ignite creative thinking. This is your chance to make fantastical sculptures in clay. Learn several techniques of hand building, explore various surface and glaze applications, and take inspiration from historical and contemporary ceramic sculptures. 

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Creating with Polymer Clay (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

Explore art-making with polymer clay! Polymer clay is fun because it's rich and colorful. In this class, we will do a variety of projects and learn best how to work with polymer clay. We'll make jewelry or small sculptures and experiment with baking our creations to make them last forever!

read more

Wheel Throwing A (Ages 12-14)

January 24, 2023

Learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. This extended, two-week class offers more time to practice on the wheel and more opportunities to complete projects. Create handmade functional pottery, experiment with various glazes and learn about safety in the ceramics studio.

read more