Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m.
$60 per adult or $15 drop in, per night
This class consists of presenting pottery and sculpture techniques to the class: Hand building and throwing on the potter's wheel. Glazing techniques of work will also be included. All levels of students are accepted from the novice to the advanced. Students are expected to purchase their own clay. Clay can be purchased from the Center. Limited studio glazes will be provided for students. This is an instructional course, not one for production of items that will be for sale or gifts in quantity.
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Thursday, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
$35 per person
Ages 6 -15
This is an introductory class in the basic making of clay pots. Techniques will include: pinch, coil, slab, and a combination of all the techniques. Glazing techniques and under glazes, stenciled and spraying will be incorporated into the finishing of the forms. Basic tools, glazes and firing are included. Students are responsible to purchase their clay.
Open Pottery Studio
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Are you a potter looking for a place to throw some clay? Taking a potter class and want to practice? We are opening our Pottery studio to you on Thursdays. Bring your own clay. Pottery studio fee is $4 per session. For more information, call 816-784-6100.
Spread Out Space Saturdays
Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
$4 per session/ per hour time block
Ages 15 and older, under 15 with adult supervision
Need Project Work Space? Want to work on a project with a friend? Come use our Craft Area. Good light, tables, chairs, and electricity provided. If this sounds good and Wednesdays don’t work for you, give us a call and we might have a time that will work.
March 7 - April 18
6:30 - 8 p.m.
This class has a single focus of learning or perfecting the use of the potter’s wheel. Techniques of centering, breathing, opening, drawing up the clay to make a column will be taught. Students will move to their desired forms such as bowls, cups, plates and lids for covered vessels. There are limited tools and sponges available for student use. Six to ten glazes are available. If you want a specific glaze color you will need to purchase from a vendor and bring to class. Clay is available for purchase. All pottery made at the center will be bisque fired (cone 04) and glazed fired in an oxygen kiln cone (6). This class is limited to four (4) participants and is for learning and mastering the wheel. This is a class and not designed for production potters.