Ceramics Classes

Wheel Throwing


There is a 10% administrative fee for all cancellations.  We cannot issue a refund once the class has started. 

No pro-rated refunds or credits for missed classes.

Because of the rising numbers of COVID cases, masks are required in Ceramics that cover both the nose and mouth.  Please step out of the room to drink or eat.  Bring your own tools.  See below.

*Classes scheduled on Monday, January 17 will be held on Friday, January 21 at the same times.

*Classes scheduled on Monday, February 21 will be held at the same time on Friday, February 25.

Holiday Term: Nov 22 - Dec 16 (Four Weeks)
Winter A Term: Jan 10-Feb 10 (Five Weeks)
Winter B Term: Feb 15-Mar 18 (Five Weeks)
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Play with Clay (ages 5-12)

$66 tuition & materials

Students learn about clay and choose what they wish to create.

  • Tuesdays 3:45-5:15 pm

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Teen Ceramics (ages 10-19)

$53 tuition + $20 clay/materials

Students learn about clay and choose what they wish to create.  Class focuses on functional ceramics, clay construction and decorating techniques.  If you wish to wheel throw, please bring your own tools, apron, and water bucket.

  • Mondays 3:45-5:15 pm*

  • Wednesdays 3:45-5:15 pm

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Adult Ceramics (all skill levels)

$96 tuition + $20 clay/materials

Students choose what they most wish to create by hand-building or wheel throwing.  Teachers investigate and teach whatever aspects of ceramics a student requests.  Mosaics, decorating techniques, design and wheel throwing skills covered.  Cone 10 reduction firings & great glazes.  If you wish to wheel throw, please bring your own tools, apron, and water bucket.

  • Mondays 12-3 pm*

  • Mondays 5:30-8:30 pm*

  • Tuesdays 12-3 pm

  • Tuesdays 5:30-8:30 pm

  • Wednesdays 5:30-8:30 pm

  • Thursdays 12-3 pm (first Holiday class held on Wed, Nov 24)

  • Thursdays 5:30-8:30 pm (This class time will only be 3-weeks long and start Dec 2. Holiday Price is $72+$20).

Lab time available for adults enrolled in a class at $10 per class: 

Mondays or Thursdays 9:30-11:30 am.

Tools to Bring

If you are wheel throwing, you will need a tool kit and an apron and/or bath towel and water bucket.

If you are hand building, you may want a good part of the tool kit but will need at least a pin tool and wire tool.  Sometimes there are great tools just around the house.

Pottery Tool Kit Examples:

Hobby Lobby Pottery Tool Set $12 (40% coupons often offered)

Baileys and other ceramics stores offer a higher quality tool set

Amazon: Darice 8-Piece Pottery Tool Set $10

Amazon: SE 8-Piece Pottery Tool Set $10

Work at Home Options:

Please use the "Buy Clay" button at the top of the page to purchase materials or pay for firing.

Bisque pot drop off & glaze order due Dec 6. 

Bisque pot pick up Dec 10.

Glazed pot drop off Dec 13.

Glazed pot pick up Dec 20-21.

Bisque pot drop off & glaze order due Jan 28. 

Bisque pot pick up Feb 2.

Glazed pot drop off Feb 7.

Glazed pot pick up Feb 14.

Beth Calengor, Program Director