Pottery Classes

Pottery Classes at VMFA Studio SchoolA favorite of many students, pottery classes attract people who want to have fun exploring clay through tile-making, hand-building, wheel-throwing and more.  From sculpture to functional serving pieces, participants create works in clay in a well-designed studio and supportive environment.

Resident Potter Steven Glass teaches weekly classes with visiting artists conducting most weekend workshops.

 

Class Schedule


Pottery Making [35]

Thu, Jun 7–Jul 26, 10 am–1 pm (8 sessions) | Studio School, lower level
Steven Glass

For students of all levels, this class teaches pottery making and design using various materials and techniques, including wheel-thrown and hand-built methods. By exploring the history of pottery making, students gain a better understanding of design. Individual critiques and technical assistance provided. Firing, glazes, and 25 pounds of clay included. Extra clay is available for purchase.

$210 (VMFA members $190)


Pottery Making [36]

Tue, Jun 5–Jul 24, 7–10 pm (8 sessions) | Studio School, lower level
Steven Glass

For students of all levels, this class teaches pottery making and design using various materials and techniques, including wheel-thrown and hand-built methods. By exploring the history of pottery making, students gain a better understanding of design. Individual critiques and technical assistance provided. Firing, glazes, and 25 pounds of clay included. Extra clay is available for purchase.

$210 (VMFA members $190)


Pottery Making [37]

Thu, Jun 7–Jul 26, 7–10 pm (8 sessions) | Studio School, lower level
Steven Glass

For students of all levels, this class teaches pottery making and design using various materials and techniques, including wheel-thrown and hand-built methods. By exploring the history of pottery making, students gain a better understanding of design. Individual critiques and technical assistance provided. Firing, glazes, and 25 pounds of clay included. Extra clay is available for purchase.

$210 (VMFA members $190)


Ceramic Sculpture & Hand Building [38]

Tue, Jun 5–Jul 24, 10 am–1 pm (8 sessions) | Studio School, lower level
Steven Glass

Create sculptural forms and hand-built vessels in this class that focuses on techniques, including coil and slab construction methods. Students experiment with various glazes and slips and are introduced to the history of ceramic art. Bring sketches of ideas to the first session. Both beginning and experienced clay students are welcome. Firing, glazes, and 25 pounds of clay included. Extra clay is available for purchase.

$210 (VMFA members $190)


Pottery Independent Study [39]

Sat, Jul 7, 10 am–3 pm  | Studio School, lower level
Steven Glass

Students currently enrolled in any of the pottery classes are eligible for this one-day independent study. Faculty assistance is available.

$60 (VMFA members $45)


May Pottery [63]

Tue May 1–22, 10 am–1 pm (4 sessions) | Studio School, lower level
Steven Glass

For students of all levels, this class teaches pottery making and design using various materials and techniques, including wheel-thrown and hand-built methods. By exploring the history of pottery making, students gain a better understanding of design. Individual critiques and technical assistance provided. Firing, glazes, and 25 pounds of clay included. Extra clay is available for purchase.

$145 (VMFA members $125)


May Pottery [64]

Thu, May 3–24, 10 am–1 pm (4 sessions) | Studio School, lower level
Steven Glass

For students of all levels, this class teaches pottery making and design using various materials and techniques, including wheel-thrown and hand-built methods. By exploring the history of pottery making, students gain a better understanding of design. Individual critiques and technical assistance provided. Firing, glazes, and 25 pounds of clay included. Extra clay is available for purchase.

$145 (VMFA members $125)


May Pottery [65]

Tue, May 1–22, 7–10 pm (4 sessions) | Studio School, lower level
Steven Glass

For students of all levels, this class teaches pottery making and design using various materials and techniques, including wheel-thrown and hand-built methods. By exploring the history of pottery making, students gain a better understanding of design. Individual critiques and technical assistance provided. Firing, glazes, and 25 pounds of clay included. Extra clay is available for purchase.

$145 (VMFA members $125)


May Pottery [66]

Thu, May 3–24, 7–10 pm (4 sessions) | Studio School, lower level
Steven Glass

For students of all levels, this class teaches pottery making and design using various materials and techniques, including wheel-thrown and hand-built methods. By exploring the history of pottery making, students gain a better understanding of design. Individual critiques and technical assistance provided. Firing, glazes, and 25 pounds of clay included. Extra clay is available for purchase.

$145 (VMFA members $125)