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Adult Classes

Please read the registration instructions prior to registering. To be added to the waitlist for a sold-out class, please email mail@gardinermuseum.com.

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Jan
Mar
27
16
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

NEW! Interconnectedness: Dust to Stardust, Stardust to Dust

In this six-week workshop, registered art therapist Suzanne Thomson invites participants to explore the mind-body connection using clay....

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Feb
Mar
01
07
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday Morning Semi-Private Wheel

Learn the art of the potter’s wheel. Create functional and sculptural pieces with earthenware clay and glazes....

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Feb
Mar
22
21
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday Morning Simply Bowls

Make serving bowls, wobbly bowls, nesting bowls, soup bowls, or any other type of bowl that you can think of in this four-week workshop....

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March
23
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

CLAYm Your Centre: Breath, Movement, Presence

In this two-hour workshop, we'll explore clay as a medium for deepening our experience of the present moment. Through a series of hand-building exercises, we'll focus our attention on the dance between breath and clay, awakening to our present moment...

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March
30
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

NEW: CLAYming Love – Every Body, Every Breath, Every Moment

How do we love and care for ourselves, one another, and our world? Join us for a two-hour workshop where we'll explore our shared humanity through breath work and clay....

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Apr
May
01
27
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Wednesday Afternoon Stoneware Combo

This combination class will use stoneware clay, a high-fired non-porous clay durable for all kinds of uses, to create decorative, functional or sculptural pieces....

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Apr
May
01
27
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wednesday Evening Tableware

This course focuses on creating unique tableware using mainly hand-building techniques, as well as some wheel throwing. Suitable for beginner and intermediate students....

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Apr
May
02
28
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday Evening Maiolica

This class will focus on creating strong thrown forms suitable for the Maiolica technique, which allows pots to become canvases for bright, expressive, or detailed brushwork....

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Apr
May
02
28
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday Evening Combo

Create decorative, functional, and sculptural pieces using hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques....

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Apr
May
03
29
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday Morning Stoneware

This combination class uses stoneware clay, a high-fired non-porous clay perfect for all kinds of uses, to create decorative, functional, and sculptural pieces....

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Apr
May
04
30
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday Morning Wheel

Learn the art of the potter’s wheel. Create functional and sculptural pieces with earthenware clay and glazes....

Details

Sold Out


Apr
May
04
30
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Afternoon Combo

Create decorative, functional, and sculptural pieces using hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques....

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Apr
Jun
06
08
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Monday Afternoon Stoneware

This combination class uses stoneware clay, a high-fired non-porous clay perfect for all kinds of uses, to create decorative, functional, and sculptural pieces....

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Apr
Jun
06
08
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Monday Evening Combo

Create decorative, functional, and sculptural pieces using hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Learn about the possibilities, processes, and histories of clay....

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Apr
Jun
06
08
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Monday Evening Combo and Surface Decoration

Students will explore decorating techniques including slipwork, sgraffito, mishima (inlay), carving, sprigging, cuerda seca, stenciling, resist, and image transfer....

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Apr
May
07
26
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday Evening Combo

Create decorative, functional, and sculptural pieces using hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques....

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Apr
May
07
26
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday Evening Wheel

Learn the art of the potter’s wheel. Create functional and sculptural pieces with earthenware clay and glazes....

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April
11
25
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Mother’s Day Workshop

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Make a beautiful handmade cup in this two-day workshop....

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Apr
May
23
28
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday Evening Semi-Private Combo

Create decorative, functional, and sculptural pieces using hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques....

Details

Apr
May
25
30
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday Morning Semi-Private Wheel Class

Learn the art of the potter’s wheel. Create functional and sculptural pieces with earthenware clay and glazes....

Details

Sold Out