Get messy in our pottery studios! Whether you’re interested in working on the wheel or hand building from scratch, The Arts Center has a pottery class for you. Don’t worry– our master-level instructors guide you through the whole process, from shaping your creation to glazing the final product. Even the most novice students can create something worth bringing home.

What are you waiting for? Sign up to mold some clay into your perfect vase, bowl, or sculpture!

 

Beginner

  • The Potter’s Wheel

    To truly master the potter’s wheel, it takes years of study. In this class for the serious beginner or ongoing student, you will learn and develop wheel throwing skills and refine techniques on the potte...

    May 2, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • The Potter’s Wheel (6 Week Session)

    In this class for the serious beginner or ongoing student, you will learn and develop wheel throwing skills and refine techniques on the potter’s wheel, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Yo...

    May 5, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Try It! Pottery Studio

    Have you always wondered what it would be like to take a pottery workshop? Try it! Get a feel for our pottery classes before you sign up for an extended class. Students will learn all about our ceramics st...

    May 6, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: TBA

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  • The Art of Handbuilding

    Handbuilding is a fun and creative introduction to ceramics! In this six week class, students will learn the basics of pinching, coiling, slab work, making simple molds, and much more. Discussions will be ...

    May 10, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Katherine Tholl

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  • Ceramic Impressions of Nature

    Using basic hand building techniques students will create a vase, mug or functional piece of their choosing. We will use found natural objects to create pattern and texture while discussing form and functi...

    June 3, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Dawn Dishaw

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  • Ceramic Impressions of Nature

    Using basic hand building techniques students will create a vase, mug or functional piece of their choosing. We will use found natural objects to create pattern and texture while discussing form and functi...

    June 3, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Dawn Dishaw

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  • Collaborative Memories: Creating Group Sculptures

    Individuals will begin to design and create sculptures relating to a personal memory or experience. As creative shapes begin to take form, the class will pass their sculpture to their neighbor--with a new ...

    June 10, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Josephine Dzielski

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  • Beginning Wheel

    Learn how to "throw" on the potter's wheel! Create vases, bowls, pots, and more. This class is for the true beginners who have always wanted to try their hand at the wheel. Experienced and approachable ins...

    June 13, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Sarah Pratt

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  • The Potter’s Wheel (6 Week Session)

    In this class for the serious beginner or ongoing student, you will learn and develop wheel throwing skills and refine techniques on the potter’s wheel, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Yo...

    June 16, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • The Art of Handbuilding

    Handbuilding is a fun and creative introduction to ceramics! In this six week class, students will learn the basics of pinching, coiling, slab work, making simple molds, and much more. Discussions will be ...

    June 21, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Katherine Tholl

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  • Craft for Credit: Introduction to Pottery

    Explore the possibilities of clay in this introductory studio course in ceramics. Lectures, demonstrations, wheel throwing and hand-building will be used to explore the aesthetic, sculptural, and functiona...

    July 5, 2017 — 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Beginning Wheel

    Learn how to "throw" on the potter's wheel! Create vases, bowls, pots, and more. This class is for true beginners who have always wanted to try their hand at the wheel. Experienced and approachable instruc...

    July 25, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Sarah Pratt

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  • Ceramics Studio Intensive

    Spend some time on yourself, in an intense week learning a creative craft. In this week-long Boot Camp, you’ll have time to focus on the exciting possibilities of ceramic art, including throwing on the w...

    August 28, 2017 — 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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Intermediate

  • Craft for Credit: Pottery II/Intermediate

    This course is designed for the experienced pottery student. Students will learn various advanced pottery techniques and will explore clay as a creative medium. This course involves the use of hand tools, ...

    May 22, 2017 — 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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Advanced

  • Advanced Study in Wheel Throwing

    This advanced level class will improve students technical mastery on the wheel. Demonstrations of advanced throwing techniques will include a variety of different kinds of vessels. This intense and focuse...

    May 3, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Independent Study in Clay

    This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced clay student to realize a personal goal in clay. Working independently, students will pursue their own ceramic project objectives with John Visser, who ha...

    May 4, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Advanced Study in Wheel Throwing

    This advanced level class will improve students’ technical mastery on the wheel. Demonstrations of advanced throwing techniques will include a variety of different kinds of vessels. This intense and focu...

    June 28, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Independent Study in Clay

    This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced clay student to realize personal goals. Working independently, students will pursue their own ceramic project objectives with John Visser, who has mastere...

    June 29, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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