Fall Pottery Classes 

The COMO has a brand new pottery studio, right in the COMO Main Building at 28 Cutler Street. 

Register for a class to be one of the first to experience this great new space!

Check out our new pottery socials and workshops for a fun way to get in the studio and learn something new - no matter your skill or level of time commitment! 

Click here to download the Adult Registration Form. 

Please note all new students taking a full class must pay a $30 materials fee. Returning students have the option of waiving the materials fee.


Introduction

This course is an excellent introduction for new students or those who want to return to pottery fundamentals after time away. Students will learn basic hand-building methods: pinch pots, coil, and slab techniques. Later, students will be introduced to the potter's wheel and the essentials of wheel-throwing: centering, creating a basic form and trimming a vessel. At the end of the session, learn how to glaze and finish your pieces. 

Tuesday 6:30-8:30 pm

September 19-November 7

Member Price: $125

Nonmember Price: $155

Studio Fee (Mandatory for all new students): $30 (includes 25 lbs. of clay, firing and glazes) 


Introduction II

Perfect for students who have taken Intro to Pottery and want to further explore the world of ceramic design and graphics. 

Thursday 6:30-8:30 pm

September 21- November 8

Member Price: $125

Nonmember Price: $155


 

Introduction II- Special Topics

Special Topics delves into unique building and decorative methods. Based on student interest, methods covered could include “broomstick” handbuilding, surface slip applications, mocha diffusion and more! All are welcome to this class, but please note that this course has been designed for students with some clay experience. 

Monday 6:30-8:30 pm

September 18- November 6

Member Price: $125

Nonmember Price: $155

 


Intermediate I (Full Session/Drop-In) 

A great fit for those who wish to develop more advanced clay techniques and increase their knowledge of ceramics as an art form. This course is designed for past students – COMO’s Introduction to Pottery class is a prerequisite required to register for the intermediate class.

Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

September 20- November 7

Member Price: $125

Nonmember Price: $155

Drop In Price: $15 Member | $20 Nonmember


Intermediate II

A great fit for those who wish to develop more advanced clay techniques and increase their knowledge of ceramics as an art form. This course is designed for past students – COMO’s Introduction to Pottery class is a prerequisite required to register for the intermediate class.

Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm

September 20- November 7

Member Price: $125

Nonmember Price: $155


Senior Introduction

Ages 65+

Learn basic hand building techniques including pinch, coil and slab; along with how to glaze and finish work.  Create functional or sculptural art - anything goes!

Friday 9:30- 11:30 am

September 22- November 10

Member Price: $125

Nonmember Price: $155