Summer Adult Pottery


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Introduction to Pottery

Try your hand at pottery for the first time, or get back into the fundamentals with Intro to Pottery! This course will cover basic hand-building methods, an introduction to glazing with a class or two spent on the potter’s wheel. Learn some essentials – how to form pinch pots, coil pots, work with slab pieces – and fall in love with ceramics!


Dates & Times:

Session I: Mondays, May 8 - June 26 | 6:30-8:30pm

Session II: A: Mondays, July 17- September 4 | 6:30-8:30 pm Registration now closed. Please check back for fall pottery classes.

                  B: Thursdays, July 20- September 7 | 6:30- 8:30 pm


Member Price: $105

Non-member Price: $135 

Materials Fee: $30

Introduction II Special Topics:

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

Summer Session I: Tuesdays, May 16 - June 27 | 6:30-8:30PM

Summer Session II: Tuesdays,  July 18- Sept 5 | 6:30-8:30PM

Member Price: $105

Non-member Price: $135

Materials Fee: $30

Intermediate Adult Pottery

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.  Individuals can sign up for the full eight weeks or can sign up for specific dates.  This is ideal for those who want to make a single project or have questions/concerns about specific topics that arise during their own clay practice.

Dates & Times

Session I: Wednesdays, May 10 - June 28 | 10:00 am- 12:00 pm OR 6:30-8:30 pm

Session II: Wednesdays, July 19- September 6 |  10:00 am- 12:00 pm OR 6:30-8:30 pm Wednesday evening class is now full. Please check for fall pottery courses. 

Member Price: $105

Non-member Price: $135 

Morning option pay per class: $15 members, $20 non-members

Materials Fee: $30

Intermediate Sculpture

Students will learn how to manipulate clay in different ways different from traditional functional ware. The first couple classes will be introducing various methods of sculpting from realism to abstract.  Students will then plan a bigger project to complete over the next few weeks.  A final crit will end the session where students can share their learning process. Clay experience is not required, but is a plus.

Session I: Thursdays, May 11- June 29 | 6:30- 8:30 pm

Member Price: $105

Non-member Price: $135 

Materials Fee: $30

Senior Pottery

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!

Dates & Times: Fridays, June 2 - June 23 | 10:00–11:30am

Materials fee: $15.00

Member Price: $65

Nonmember Price: $95