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Workshops

 We offer one-day workshops for a variety of skill levels, ages, and techniques. Our workshops are taught by professional artists and are typically held on weekends.



Workshops for Artists

18-WN-WK10 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (2/17/18 - 2/17/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK11 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel ThrowingFull, Waitlist Available
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (2/24/18 - 2/24/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK12 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel ThrowingFull, Waitlist Available
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (3/3/18 - 3/3/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK03 Kiln Maintenance
Instructor: Ken Beidler
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 50.00 - $ 45.00 Members
Sunday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (3/4/18 - 3/4/18)
Does your kiln need a little attention- crumbling soft brick, a bad element or connection? Learn how to replace elements, soft brick, thermocouples, transistors, connector wires, and other basic repairs that you can do yourself. In this session we will take apart a small electric kiln; replace the soft brick, the elements and rewire all of the connections. Gain the knowledge and confidence you need to maintain your own kiln.
18-SP-WK02 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (4/7/18 - 4/7/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-SP-WK03 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (4/14/18 - 4/14/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-SP-WK04 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (4/21/18 - 4/21/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-SP-WK05 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (4/28/18 - 4/28/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-SP-WK06 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (5/5/18 - 5/5/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-SP-WK07 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (5/12/18 - 5/12/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-SP-WK01 Thrown & Altered
Instructor: Stuart Gair
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 195.00 - $ 165.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (5/19/18 - 5/20/18)
Throughout this informative and hands-on workshop, Stuart demonstrates throwing functional forms on the wheel that vary in complexity including cups, tea bowls, pitchers, teapots, and lidded jars. Then, you learn a variety of techniques for altering forms by paddling, cutting, and carving. Stuart also discusses his process of soda firing, and how he thinks about each form in relation to an atmospheric environment.

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Stuart Gair received his MFA from University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 2017 and was featured as an Emerging Artist in the May 2017 issue of Ceramics Monthly. Gair received his Bachelors of Art and Sciences in History at Ohio University, Athens, OH where he went on to do Post-Baccalaureate work in ceramics. Gair has been a Summer Resident at Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT as well as a Watershed Artist in Residence and Salad Days Artist in Residence at the Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in Newcastle, ME and is the Artist In Residence 2017-18 at Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard.


18-SP-WK08 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (5/19/18 - 5/19/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-SP-WK09 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (5/26/18 - 5/26/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-SP-WK10 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (6/2/18 - 6/2/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-SP-WK11 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (6/9/18 - 6/9/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.