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Discover the art of pottery in Boston as you learn to shape clay into beautiful ceramics, exploring techniques like wheel throwing, hand-building, and glazing.

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Play With Clay

Milton Art Center @ 334 Edge Hill Rd, Milton, MA

Playing with clay encourages experimentation and problem-solving. Children will explore the wonders of different types of clay while making animals, habitats, wall art, and more.  Notes Please note fired projects will only be saved until August 31. What To Bring  Please put sunscreen on your child. We will be working under tents but they may be in the sun for short periods of time during break. A brimmed hat, if they wear, would be...

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Pre-K Clay

Milton Art Center @ 334 Edge Hill Rd, Milton, MA

Playing with clay encourages experimentation and imagination. Children will explore the wonders of clay while learning the hand building techniques of pinching, coiling and slab.  Working in 3 dimensions provides the opportunity for new problem solving skills to develop. Let’s get our hands dirty!

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Handbuilding with Clay

Milton Art Center @ 334 Edge Hill Rd, Milton, MA

Join us for a ceramics class and explore the possibilities of working with clay! Designed for all skill levels, this handbuilding class will be a fun and relaxing introduction to the creative expression of working with clay using only simple tools. Through demos and personalized instruction each student will become familiar with the basic methods of construction and finishing and complete a variety of functional and conceptual works. Please bring...

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Ceramics Intermediate/Advanced

The New Art Center in Newton @ 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA

In this class students of all levels will explore the creative possibilities of ceramics. Demonstrations and hands-on instruction will cover wheel throwing, hand building, and surface treatment including glazing. With each semester the class focuses on one group project or technique while discovering your individual voice in clay.

Wheel Throwing - Intro/Intermediate

The New Art Center in Newton @ 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA

If you have always wanted to learn or revisit how to use a potter’s wheel, this is the course for you! Demonstrations and one-on-one instruction help students learn wheel throwing techniques and how to use slips and glazes.

Wheel Throwing & Handbuilding

The New Art Center in Newton @ 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA

Learn and advance your wheel throwing and handbuilding skills through demonstrations, examples and critiques. All levels welcome.

Pottery Making and Surface Design

The New Art Center in Newton @ 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA

Working with clay offers endless possibilities. Whether you are completely new to pottery making or wish to build upon your existing skills, this class is perfect for you to explore your creativity. Class offers demos of various surface design technique including texturing, inlaying, stamping, slip decoration, stenciling, several image transfer methods such as slip transfer, laser print transfer, drawn image transfer and silkscreen stencil transfer....

Tableware 101

Harvard University - Office of the Arts @ 224 Western Ave, Allston, MA

This beginning to intermediate level class will explore the functional object and its relationship to the dinner table. Special attention will be paid to creating properly functioning forms such as bowls, plates, cups, and more. Methods of throwing, trimming, hand building and a variety of finishing techniques will be demonstrated and discussed.

Glaze and Clay Body Chemistry

Harvard University - Office of the Arts @ 224 Western Ave, Allston, MA

This class will cover technical information about Glaze and Clay formation led by Alfred University instructor Matthew Katz, and facilitated by Ceramics Program staff member Casey Zeng. Along with technical information, students will learn about how to effectively understand and work with their materials. Students will learn to use the Unity Molecular Formula of a glaze to substitute materials, how glaze temperature works, alter surface qualities,...

Tile Mural

Harvard University - Office of the Arts @ 224 Western Ave, Allston, MA

Discover the various techniques to design and produce one of a kind and multiple low relief, clay tiles. The class will include design techniques, working on a primary sketch, transferring the image onto clay, carving and cutting the tile using an assortment of tools. Simple and more advanced decorating techniques will be introduced including the use of mold-making. In addition to their own creations, students will design and make a mural intended...

Clay Camp

Milton Art Center @ 334 Edge Hill Rd, Milton, MA

Join the fun! Learn the basics of hand-building with ceramic and air-dry clay. Students will explore coiling, pinch pot and slab techniques while using their imagination to create amazing sculptures.

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Ceramics - Wheelthrowing - Tues mornings

Hopkinton Center for the Arts @ 98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, MA

Learn to use a pottery wheel! Beginners will learn to wedge clay, form clay on the wheel and basic decorating techniques. Continuing students refine their wheelthrowing skills and expand their knowledge of decorating techniques. Class includes demonstrations and personal instruction. 

Ceramics - Wheelthrowing - Tues evenings

Hopkinton Center for the Arts @ 98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, MA

Learn to use a pottery wheel! Beginners will learn to wedge clay, form clay on the wheel and basic decorating techniques. Continuing students refine their wheelthrowing skills and expand their knowledge of decorating techniques. Class includes demonstrations and personal instruction. 

Intro to Handbuilding / Wheelthrowing - Thursday nights

Hopkinton Center for the Arts @ 98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, MA

Vinyasa yoga is a flow of continuous movement syncing breath to movement. It is a non-heated practice of 26 poses concentrating on alignment. Open to all levels. Yoga Mats are available. Please bring a towel and water.

Ceramics - Beginner Wheelthrowing - Fri mornings

Hopkinton Center for the Arts @ 98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, MA

Learn to use a pottery wheel! Beginners will learn to wedge clay, form clay on the wheel and basic decorating techniques. Continuing students refine their wheelthrowing skills and expand their knowledge of decorating techniques. Class includes demonstrations and personal instruction.

Ceramics - Wheelthrowing - Saturday morning

Hopkinton Center for the Arts @ 98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, MA

Learn to use a pottery wheel! Beginners will learn to wedge clay, form clay on the wheel and basic decorating techniques. Continuing students refine their wheelthrowing skills and expand their knowledge of decorating techniques. Class includes demonstrations and personal instruction.

Parent/Teen Wheel Throwing and Handbuilding

The New Art Center in Newton @ 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA

Explore clay?s extraordinary qualities together! Learn basic attachment and handbuilding ceramic techniques. Throw and decorate bowls, plates, and coffee mugs on the wheel. Tuition covers fees & materials for two people.

Adult Pottery (Beginner/Intermediate)

Local Pottery @ 376 Washington St, Boston, MA

This 10-week course focuses on all the basics of pottery making. Students will learn hand building, using a potter's wheel, surface  decoration and glazing. Classes are small enough to accommodate some  tailoring to the interests of the group. Materials & Firing Charges: Tuition does not include materials or firings. Finished work is charged at a rate of $.06/in3. This charge includes clay, glazes, bisque and glaze firings....

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Create with Clay Outdoors (Grades 1-5)

Milton Art Center @ 334 Edge Hill Rd, Milton, MA

Students learn the basics of clay and hand building skills. New projects are introduced each week to promote continuing skill development. Have fun and get messy making coil pots, slab projects, crazy creatures and more using kiln fired clay. Projects will be glazed and fired. Please Note: Price includes all supplies.

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Intermediate Wheelthrowing - Thursday mornings

Hopkinton Center for the Arts @ 98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, MA

Create pottery and small sculptures from clay using handbuilding techniques! Learn about surface decoration as you make functional and decorative masterpieces.  Tuition includes materials and firing.  Class includes demonstrations and personal instruction.  Tuition includes clay, glazes, and firing. 

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