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Adult Classes

Winter Clay Classes go on sale to Gardiner Friends on Monday November 29 at 10 am and to the general public on Wednesday December 1 at 10 am. Choose from wheel throwing, stoneware, mindfulness workshops, and more! Not a Gardiner Friend yet? Join now to get early access.

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Nov
Dec
25
16
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Centering with Clay

In this four-week workshop, we'll explore a series of hand-building exercises rooted in the connection between clay and breath....

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Nov
Dec
27
18
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Saturday Afternoon Wheel Throwing

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

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Jan
Mar
10
07
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Monday Afternoon Stoneware Combo and Slip Casting

This course offers an introduction to various clay hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques using stoneware clay....

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Jan
Mar
11
01
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tuesday Afternoon Tableware Class

Using mainly hand-building techniques, as well as also some wheel-throwing, this course will focus on creating unique tableware....

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Jan
Mar
12
02
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Wednesday Afternoon Stoneware Class

This course is designed for students who have and interest in both hand building and wheel throwing with stoneware clay. Make decorative and functional pieces using a variety of techniques....

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Jan
Mar
13
03
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Thursday Afternoon Wheel Throwing

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

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Jan
Mar
13
03
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday Evening Hand Building and Wheel Throwing Combo

Learn how to make decorative and functional wares using wheel throwing, hand building, glazing, texturing, slip application, and more. All materials and firings are included....

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Jan
Mar
13
03
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday Evening Tile Making and Decorating

Students will make their own earthenware tiles, then paint and decorate them using techniques including sgrafifto, mishima, modelling and carving....

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Jan
Feb
14
04
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Centering with Clay

In this four-week workshop, we'll explore a series of hand-building exercises rooted in the connection between clay and breath....

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Jan
Mar
15
05
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Saturday Afternoon Wheel Throwing

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

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March
25
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

CLAYming Interconnectedness: Here and Now

In this workshop, we'll explore simple physical practices with clay where our sense of touch brings us into the moment while simultaneously deepening and expanding our awareness that we are all related....

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March
27
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

CLAYming Love

With self-compassion we will notice habits of beliefs, judgments, and stories, and create possibilities to loosen their hold on us by working with the malleability of clay....

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