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Adult Classes

Winter 2017

Adult Clay Classes

Winter 2017 Clay Classes are sold out! Registration for Spring Classes is now open.

Please note: If you’re unable to access your Gardiner Friends discount, please register online at the regular price to secure your spot and email mail@gardinermuseum.com with your name and Gardiner Friends number, as well as the class in which you’ve enrolled. You will be refunded the difference. We are currently working to resolve this issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Apr
Jun
03
12

Monday Morning Stoneware

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
Jun
03
12

Monday Afternoon Stoneware

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
Jun
03
12

Monday Evening Combo and Slip Casting

This course is an introduction to various clay hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Students will also explore slip casting, press molding using existing moulds, and new glazing techniques using earthenware clay....

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Apr
Jun
03
12

Monday Evening Surface Decoration and Hand Building

New demonstrations every week introduce surface techniques that students can apply to their projects. Beginners will be taught hand-building skills, and more experienced students can create their own projects and decorate them using the learned techniques....

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Apr
May
04
30

Tuesday Evening Combo

Create decorative, functional, or sculptural pieces using hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Learn about clay, its process, its infinitive possibilities, and some of its history. Students’ individual needs and experience levels will be met in this class, from beginner to advanced....

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Apr
May
04
30

Tuesday Evening Wheel Throwing

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

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Apr
May
05
24

Wednesday Afternoon Combo

Create decorative, functional, or sculptural pieces using hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Learn about clay, its process, its infinitive possibilities, and some of its history. Students’ individual needs and experience levels will be met in this class, from beginner to advanced....

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Apr
May
05
24

Wednesday Evening Tableware

Using mainly hand-building techniques, but also some wheel-throwing, this course will focus on creating unique tableware. Suitable for beginner and intermediate students....

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Apr
May
06
25

Thursday Evening Wheel Throwing

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

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Apr
May
06
25

Thursday Evening Combo

Create decorative, functional, or sculptural pieces using hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Learn about clay, its process, its infinitive possibilities, and some of its history. Students’ individual needs and experience levels will be met in this class, from beginner to advanced....

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Apr
Jun
07
02

Friday Morning Stoneware

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
08
27

Saturday Morning Wheel Throwing

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

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Apr
May
08
27

Saturday Afternoon Combo

Create decorative, functional, or sculptural pieces using hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Learn about clay, its process, its infinitive possibilities, and some of its history. Students’ individual needs and experience levels will be met in this class, from beginner to advanced....

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April
08

Mother’s Day Workshop

Don’t know what to get your loved one for Mother’s Day? Come to the Museum for a two-day workshop and make a beautiful handmade vase. On the first visit you'll work with an artist/instructor to make your clay vase....

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June
10
24

Saturday Morning Planter Workshop

Explore the world of planters, making pieces such as cacti planters, succulent logs, orchid pots, or herb planters. Create a planter inspired by a Pop Art image such as a Rubik’s Cube, or use your green thumb to make the...

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