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Adult Pottery: daytime classes

$515

with GAC Team

Calendar Next session starts Apr 7, 2024 at 2 pm, runs for 10 weeks
2 additional sessions through Apr 12, 2024

Seven different day/times available, check other listings for evening classes

Join us to learn or further develop your clay skills on the wheel or hand-building (or both!) This multi-level class is designed for those with and without prior clay experience and is open to adults and mature high school students. Beginners will learn to center on the potter’s wheel and practice making basic thrown pots in addition to learning basic glazing techniques. Intermediate and advanced students will strengthen existing skills and add new ones to their repertoire. Class runs for 10 weeks and includes 4 hours a week of open studio time. Materials and firing fees are not included. 

This is a mixed-level pottery class, which may include beginners, intermediate, and advanced-level students. We find having students of varied skill levels can create an enriched learning experience for all participants. 

There is no class May 12, May 26, and May 27.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Adult Pottery: evening classes

$515

with GAC Team

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 8, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks
2 additional sessions through Apr 11, 2024

Seven different day/times available, check other listings for daytime and Sunday classes.

Join us to learn or further develop your clay skills on the wheel or hand-building (or both!) This multi-level class is designed for those with and without prior clay experience and is open to adults and mature high school students. Beginners will learn to center on the potter’s wheel and practice making basic thrown pots in addition to learning basic glazing techniques. Intermediate and advanced students will strengthen existing skills and add new ones to their repertoire. Class runs for 10 weeks and includes 4 hours a week of open studio time. Materials and firing fees are not included.

This is a mixed-level pottery class, which may include beginners, intermediate, and advanced-level students. We find having students of varied skill levels can create an enriched learning experience for all participants. 

There is no class May 27.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Handbuilding and Sculpture Techniques

$515

with Ada Pilar Cruz

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 10, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 10 weeks

Explore creating dynamic clay sculptures in this advanced hand-building class with teaching artist and sculptor Ada Pilar Cruz. This class is open to both sculptors as well as potters working in a sculptural way.  Class runs for 10 weeks and includes 4 hours a week of open studio time. Materials and firing fees are not included.

This is a mixed-level class, which may include beginners, intermediate, and advanced-level students. We find having students of varied skill levels can create an enriched learning experience for all participants

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Children's Pottery

$240

with Renee Curci Ivanoff

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 10, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 8 weeks
2 additional sessions through Apr 12, 2024

Three different days are available.

Our teaching artist, Renee Curci Ivanoff, will guide young artists through the techniques of working with clay: pinch, slab, coil, and wheel. Students will be introduced to both hand-building and the pottery wheel. Continuing students will develop and push their skills in all ways with adaptive projects that will meet everyone at their own level. This class is for students ages 7-12 of all skill levels.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Experiments in Glaze Chemistry

$160

with Lisa Knaus

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 10, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Garrison Art Center is pleased to offer a new monthly evening class for advanced clay students! In this class, we will channel our inner mad scientists and focus on exploring different glaze chemical reactions. We will conduct glaze experiments, test them in different firing processes, and share our findings with each other to further our understanding of the results.

This class will meet three times, once a month, and is open to students with at least one year of experience in clay.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. We also have a separate application for Financial assistance for Senior Citizens.

Family Clay Studio

$255

with Renee Curci Ivanoff

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 13, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

For kids from 7 to 17 plus you, their family member! Set a date with your child, niece, nephew, or friend, and join us on Saturday mornings. Have fun creating, exploring, and working with clay together. Family Clay Studio is a wonderful way to share and create with clay. You’ll work together learning how to hand-build, throw on the wheel, glaze, and learn a bit about the kiln. Your glazed and fired pieces will be your clay treasures to take home.  Class runs for 8 weeks and includes materials and firing fees.

This class is for families ONLY, not for individuals. Price is by the individual, please purchase a spot for each family member. 

There is no class on May 11 and May 25.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Pottery for Teens

$310

with Renee Curci Ivanoff

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 13, 2024 at 12 pm, runs for 8 weeks

We are pleased to offer a pottery class just for teens!

This class will provide a break from the stress of middle and high school and serve as an excellent place to nurture their inner selves while learning all aspects of ceramics. Students will focus on developing skills in wheel throwing, hand building, surface design, and glazing.

No experience required! Teenagers at all levels of experience can be accommodated in our small classes. For teens ages 13 and up.

This class includes a fee for all materials. Firing fees are the responsibility of each student.

There is no class on May 11 and May 25.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.





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