Winter 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. At the end of the session, learn how to glaze and finish your pieces. 

Tuesdays 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Winter: November 28- January 23 (Skip December 26)

Member Price: $125

Non-member Price: $155

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

Introduction II

Topics will be based around student interest, some include, but not limited to hand building with the "broomstick" method, mocha diffusion and various surface slip applications. All are welcome to the class, but the class is designed for individuals with some clay experience who want to grow their ceramic techniques.

Thursdays 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Winter: November 30- January 25 (Skip December 28)

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. 

Mondays 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Winter: November 27- January 22 (Skip December 25)

Member Price: $125

Non-member 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.

Wednesdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Winter: November 29- January 24 (Skip December 27)

Member Price: $125

Non-member 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.

Wednesdays 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Winter: November 29- January 24 (Skip December 27)

Member Price: $125

Non-member Price: $155

 

Introduction to Pottery for Seniors

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: Winter: December 1- January 26 (Skip December 29) | 9:30 AM–11:30 AM

Member Price: $125

Non-member Price: $155

 

Click here to download the Adult Registration Form.