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For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.

Beginning Wheel (4 Sessions) - SOLD OUT

Saturdays March 18, March 25, April 8, & April 29: 9am-11:30am
Instructor: Kim Mazur
Ages 18+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

This class is designed to teach you the fundamentals of throwing on the wheel, emphasizing centering, opening, and pulling with an introduction to glaze application. This class will be given over a 6 week period, allowing students to utilize open studio for practice.

$135 Non-Members/$120 Members | Materials & Open Studio Time Included

Mud & Merlot Wheel

Thursdays: April 6 (SOLD OUT), April 20 (SOLD OUT), May 11 (SOLD OUT), May 25 (SOLD OUT), June 8, & June 22: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Experience your 'dream scene' sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Materials Included

Family Pottery: Mother's Day Mobile

Saturday, April 29: 9am-11am
Instructor: Nancy Armitage
Ages 5+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Families will work together to make Mom gifts of hearts and billowy clouds. This mobile will be a gift to enjoy all year round! 

$25 Non-Members/$20 Members (per student) | Materials Included

Family Pottery: Totem Pole

Saturday, May 6: 10am-12pm
Instructor: Sarah Banker
Ages 5+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

In this class an adult and child will get to spend some quality time together making a family totem pole. Each family will get to decorate three stackable sections of a totem pole with their favorite animal creatures. For every additional family member, we’ll add an additional stackable section to the totem pole.

$45 Non-Members/$40 Members | Materials Included

**Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (ages 5+). Each additional child is $10.

***Please call (518) 563-1604 to register.

Family Pottery: Father's Day Plate

Saturday, May 20: 10am-12pm
Instructor: Sarah Banker
Ages 5+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Do fathers need to be silly? We think so! Come one and all to make Dad a plate for Father's Day. Get silly with your very own unique monster plate to give him on his special day that he will cherish and giggle about for years to come.

$25 Non-Members/$20 Members (per student) | Materials Included

Family Pottery: Father's Day Snake Pencil Holder

Saturday, June 3: 9am-11am
Instructor: Nancy Armitage
Ages 5+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Do you know what Dad's desk is missing? His very own snake pencil holder! When he sees it he will jump...with joy! Silly and fun to make, come join in this class with all family members in tow.

$25 Non-Members/$20 Members (per student) | Materials Included

Pinch Pot Animal

Sunday, July 23: 6pm-8pm
Instructor: Ali Martin
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Students will learn how to build an animal container using the pinch pot method. You will then apply underglazes for color and bring your animal to life! This class will be great for teens and adults of all levels of experience.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Materials Included

Textured Slab Mug

Monday, July 24: 6pm-8pm
Instructor: Ali Martin
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

In this class you will learn how to create a mug using the slab method, learn how to apply handles, and apply unique texture using different surfaces. Your one of a kind mug will then be completed with underglazes for color, and it will become your favorite mug to sip from! this class will be great for teens and adults of all abilities.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Materials Included

Clay Cupcakes

Wednesday July 26: 9am-11am
Instructor: Ali Martin
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Learn how to make a delicious looking cupcake out of clay using the slab and coil method. Apply color using underglazes and make your work of art look scrumptious enough to make your sweet tooth jealous! This class will be great for teens and adults of all levels of experience.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Materials Included

Little Clay Village

Wednesday, July 26: 6pm-8pm
Instructor: Ali Martin
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Students will use their imaginations and will be guided on how to create a hand-built village out of clay. A great display item for your favorite shelf! Get colorful with the application of underglazes. This class will be great for teens and adults of all levels of experience.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Materials Included

Clay Cupcakes

Wednesday, August 2: 6pm-8pm
Instructor: Ali Martin
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Learn how to make a delicious looking cupcake out of clay using the slab and coil method. Apply color using underglazes and make your work of art look scrumptious enough to make your sweet tooth jealous! This class will be great for teens and adults of all levels of experience.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Materials Included

Pinch Pot Animal

Wednesday, August 9: 6pm-8pm
Instructor: Ali Martin
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Students will learn how to build an animal container using the pinch pot method. You will then apply underglazes for color and bring your animal to life! This class will be great for teens and adults of all levels of experience.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Materials Included

For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.


 

*Please note that the Strand Center for the Arts reserves the right to change or cancel a class. Participants will be notified by email, of these changes or cancellations.