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Adult Classes

Summer Clay Classes will go on sale to Gardiner Friends on Monday May 30 at 10 am. Not a Gardiner Friend yet? Join now to get 15% off and front-of-the-line access.

Classes will go on sale to the public on Wednesday June 1 at 10 am.

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July
04
25
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hand Building and Wheel Throwing: Next Steps

Already familiar with the basics of hand building and wheel throwing? In this class, students will build on their fundamental skills to experiment with new techniques....

Details

Jul
Aug
04
29
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wheel Throwing Basics: Gardiner Collections

Learn the fundamentals of wheel throwing to create functional and sculptural pieces with earthenware clay and glazes. This course is designed for students new to ceramics and throwing....

Details

July
05
26
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hand Building and Wheel Throwing Combo

Learn the basics of hand building and wheel throwing and experiment using earthenware clay and glazes....

Details

Jul
Aug
05
23
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wheel Throwing: Next Steps

Want to take your wheel throwing skills to the next level? In this 8-week class, students will learn intermediate to advanced wheel-throwing techniques and new ways to mix and apply glazes....

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Jul
Aug
06
24
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hand Building and Wheel Throwing Combo: Gardiner Collections

Inspired by the Gardiner Museum's permanent collections, learn wheel throwing, hand building, glazing, texturing, and more!...

Details

July
06
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Clay Date

Bring a friend or date for a fun evening of hand building on our plaza. Spend a summer evening experimenting with clay outdoors under the guidance of a professional artist-educator....

Details

Jul
Aug
07
25
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hand Building and Wheel Throwing Combo: Gardiner Collections

Inspired by the Gardiner Museum's permanent collections, learn wheel throwing, hand building, glazing, texturing, and more!...

Details

July
07
28
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Expressive Hand Building

Create without pressure! In this 4-week class, learn how to hand build functional and sculptural pieces. Explore a variety of techniques to create unique, expressive works and designs....

Details

July
09
30
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Introduction to Wheel Throwing

Learn the fundamentals of the wheel and how to apply basic glazes and finishes to your work....

Details

July
09
30
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Wheel Throwing and Surface Decoration

Learn the basics of wheel throwing and decoration techniques inspired by the pieces in the Museum's collections....

Details

July
13
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Clay Date

Bring a friend or date for a fun evening of hand building on our plaza. Spend a summer evening experimenting with clay outdoors under the guidance of a professional artist-educator....

Details

July
20
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Clay Date

Bring a friend or date for a fun evening of hand building on our plaza. Spend a summer evening experimenting with clay outdoors under the guidance of a professional artist-educator....

Details

Jul
Aug
24
07
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Semi-Private: Wheel Throwing and Glazing

Receive one-on-one instruction in wheel throwing and glazing techniques in this two-week, semi-private workshop for four students....

Details

July
27
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Clay Date

Bring a friend or date for a fun evening of hand building on our plaza. Spend a summer evening experimenting with clay outdoors under the guidance of a professional artist-educator....

Details

August
02
23
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hand Building and Wheel Throwing Combo

Learn the basics of hand building and wheel throwing and experiment using earthenware clay and glazes....

Details

August
04
25
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Expressive Hand Building

Create without pressure! In this 4-week class, learn how to hand build functional and sculptural pieces. Explore a variety of techniques to create unique, expressive works and designs....

Details

August
06
27
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Wheel Throwing and Surface Decoration

Learn the basics of wheel throwing and decoration techniques inspired by the pieces in the Museum's collections....

Details

August
08
29
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hand Building and Wheel Throwing: Next Steps

Already familiar with the basics of hand building and wheel throwing? In this class, students will build on their fundamental skills to experiment with new techniques....

Details

Aug
Sep
28
11
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Semi-Private: Wheel Throwing and Glazing

Receive one-on-one instruction in wheel throwing and glazing techniques in this two-week, semi-private workshop for four students....

Details