Arts & Innovation

Clay College

Fall Pottery Workshops

Have you always wanted to try making pottery without having to commit to a long- term class? Our “Hands-On” will introduce you to pottery fundamentals, develop your appreciation for pottery making, and indulge your creative urge. You will take home your creation once it is glazed and fired in our kiln. We’ll call you when your piece is ready for pick up.

Pottery Wheel Workshops
Create a piece of pottery on a pottery wheel. With the help of an instructor students will learn how to “throw” a pot.  The student will choose a glaze, and the staff will fire your piece and call to arrange a pick-up time. No experience necessary. Materials included. Limit 12.

Friday - 6 PM to 8 PM
September 15

Saturday - 22 PMto 4 PM
September 23

Friday - 6 PM to 8 PM
October 6

Friday - 6 PM to 8 PM
October 27

Thursday - 6 PM to 8 PM
November 16

Saturday 2 PM to 4 PM
December 9

Sunday 2 PM to 4 PM
December 10

Pottery Pumpkin Workshop
Great for all ages.  Create a one of a kind clay jack-o-lantern using stamped clay, textures, and colorful glazes. Carve facial expressions just like you would on a pumpkin.  Jack-O-Lanterns will be glazed and fired in time for Halloween.  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

Sunday - 2 PM to 4 PM
September 17

Saturday – 1 PM to 3 PM
October 14

Clay Lantern
Create a clay lantern using the slab building technique and create a unique pattern by piercing holes in the clay to let the light shine through! Choose a glaze, a Clay College staff member will call you when it is fired and ready for pick up!

Friday 6 PM – 8:30 PM
June 23

Autumn Leaves Clay Project
Bring your own leaves if you like! (fake or real) Participants will turn a slab of clay into a beautiful fall platter just in time for the holidays.  Your unique platter will look great on your table and is also a perfect hostess gift.  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

Thursday - 6 to 8 PM
November 2

Cookie Plate
Create a unique plate for your cookie swap! Makes a great gift! Students will use the clay slab building technique, along with various decorating techniques, including stamps and textural fabrics to press into the clay for beautiful surfaces. Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

Saturday - 2 PM – 4 PM
November 4


Glaze and Kiln Basics
This class is for the artist who would like to learn about glaze making and kiln operations. Students will create tiles to test glazes that they’ve formulated from their own recipes. Kiln operations and maintenance will also be demonstrated and discussed. Limit to 15.

Saturdays - 12 PM to 3 PM
Oct. 7 – Oct. 28                    

Sugar Skull Candy Dish or Wall Art
Great for all ages! Create a “Day of the Dead” sugar skull candy dish or wall decoration.  Students will turn a coil of clay into a colorful candy dish or wall art. Use as many bright colors as you want to decorate your one-of-a-kind creation! Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 18

Friday - 6 to 8 PM
October 13     

Christmas Tree Workshop
Always the holiday classic! Paint and glaze your very own ceramic tree. Complete with lights, bulb and electrical cord. Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

Saturday - 2PM to 4PM
November 10

Clay Votive
Great for all ages!  Make your own personalized holiday votive, specific to your family traditions. Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 18.

Friday – 6 PM to 8 PM
November 17

Mosaics (2 weeks)
earn how to transform ordinary objects into colorful works of mosaic art. Each student will learn the basics of mosaic design and application. Students may bring their own collected items such as shells, bottle caps, glass, stones, buttons etc. Materials will be provided – instructor will supply extra “findings”. Limit 15.

Saturdays - 1PM to 4PM
Nov. 18 – 25

Clay Ornaments
Make unique ornaments! Create a Santa, gnomes, elves, trees, and angels, using templates and flat slabs of clay. The student will make a total of 6 ornaments. Great for all ages! Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 18
Sunday - 11:30AM to 12:30PM
December 3