Pottery for the People - Wheel Throwing Classes

Dates & Times

Introductory Classes

Tuesday 5/22, 6pm - 8:30pm

Wednesday 5/23, 6pm - 8:30pm

Tuesday 5/29, 6pm - 8:30pm SOLD OUT

Monday 6/11, 6pm - 8:30pm

Wednesday 6/13, 6pm - 8:30pm

Saturday 6/23, 10am - 12:30pm

Introductory Wheel Throwing Class

This is a introductory 2 - 2.5 hour class that will give you the chance to try out a potter's wheel and get your hands dirty, while our instructor helps you to make your own unique pot. We provide everything you need. All you have to do is come ready to have a good time. We will fire up to three pieces of your choice and they will be ready for pickup in about 2 weeks. It is your responsibility to pick up your pieces within 30 days after they are fired.

Please wear clothes and shoes you can get dirty, trim your fingernails, and leave your watch and rings at home. Clay is messy and we don't want you to lose anything.You are also welcome to bring a beverage and snack of your choice. We recommend coming a little early if you plan to bring a snack as your hands will be getting dirty once the class begins.

Cost
$75 per person 
* Includes the cost of having one piece glazed and fired.

Ages: 10 and older

Gift Certificates Available
Introduce your friends to the joys of making pottery. It's the perfect gift for someone who has everything.

Group Discounts: 6 - 8 people: Please contact us to get this discounted rate before booking your group.

Beginning Pottery Wheel Class
In this class students will learn the basic wheel throwing techniques. Each class meets once a week for 2½ hours to teach the basics of wheel thrown pottery: wedging, centering, pulling, trimming, glazing, and basic studio etiquette.  Included in the cost is everything you need while you are in class: basic pottery tools, buckets and towels, 25 lbs of clay, You will be responsible for your clay and if necessary you can purchase an additional 25lbs of clay and clay tools.


Dates: 

Next Class TBD

Time: 6pm - 8:30pm

Instructor: Angie Renee

6 week session cost: $225 

Ages: 10+

Classes are small and can fill quickly. Please use our online booking to check for availability or call us at 763-323-8830 if you have any questions.

Please bring an old towel and wear clothes you don't mind getting messy.

Clay Pottery Wheel Throwing Summer Camp

Ages 10 - 17

6/18 - 6/22, 9:00am - 12:00pm, cost $125 + $40 material fee SOLD OUT

7/30 - 8/2, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, cost $110 + $35 material fee SOLD OUT

8/13 - 8/16, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, cost $110 + $35 material fee  SOLD OUT

Kids will spend the week throwing on the wheel learning basic skills and making some masterpieces! Camper explore what it’s like to be a potter and focus on learning to use the potter’s wheel to throw and trim pots. Campers will make bowls, cups, and plates as they learn the basic techniques of pottery. They will also learn how to decorate and glaze their pots. Please bring an old towel and wear clothes you don't mind getting messy.

Cancellation Policy

*Due to the limited availability in these classes they tend to sell out. Therefore, all class fees are non-refundable upon registration. 

Cancellation 2 or more weeks in advance = account credit to use at a future class
Cancellation less than 2 weeks in advance = no refunds or credits given

Cancellation Policy

*Due to the limited availability in these classes they tend to sell out. Therefore, all class fees are non-refundable upon registration. 

Cancellation 2 or more weeks in advance = account credit to use at a future class minus a $50 administration fee
Cancellation less than 2 weeks in advance = no refunds or credits given

Please bring an old towel and wear clothes you don't mind getting messy.

Wheel Throwing Open Studio

Are you an experienced potter who needs a place to create and fire your work? Come to our wheel throwing open studio! This is not a beginner class - participants must have previous wheel throwing experience and be able to work independently. Please bring an old towel to wipe your hands and for clean up. Cost for the 2 hour studio time is $15. Participants must purchase clay from us - no outside clay is permitted. Clay cost is $15 for 25 pounds. If you want us to fire your pottery here there is a firing cost of $5 per piece (includes bisque and glaze). Please bring your own pottery tools or you may purchase a set from us. Cost for pottery tools is $15 per set. If you are enrolled in our Beginning Wheel Throwing 6 Week Course you do not need to purchase clay or pottery tools if you register for wheel throwing open studio that takes place during your 6 week course.

Ages: 10 and older
Cost: $15
Optional additional costs:
Clay: $15 for 25lbs
Firing: $5/piece (includes bisque and glaze)
Pottery Tools: $15/set

Dates: Wednesdays 6pm - 8pm
See the registration page for class availability. If a class session is not listed, that class is sold out.

Beginning Pottery Wheel 4 Day Class

In this class students will learn the basic wheel throwing techniques. The class meets for 4 consecutive days for 2½ hours to teach the basics of wheel thrown pottery: wedging, centering, pulling, trimming, glazing, and basic studio etiquette. Included in the cost is everything you need while you are in class: basic pottery tools, buckets and towels, 25 lbs of clay. You will be responsible for your clay and if necessary you can purchase an additional 25lbs of clay and clay tools.

Dates:
Monday 6/25 - Thursday 6/28
Time: 6pm - 8:30pm
Cost: $175
Ages: 10+

See the registration page for class availability. If a class session is not listed, that class is sold out.

Vitality Arts: Beginning Pottery Wheel Class

In this class students will learn the basic wheel throwing techniques. Each class meets once a week for 2½ hours to teach the basics of wheel thrown pottery: wedging, centering, pulling, trimming, glazing, and basic studio etiquette. Included in the cost is everything you need while you are in class: basic pottery tools, buckets and towels, 25 lbs of clay. You will be responsible for your clay and if necessary you can purchase an additional 25lbs of clay and clay tools. 

Dates: Thursdays 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Time: 9:30am - 12pm
4 week session cost: $125
Ages: 55+