Teen Pottery Wheel Summer Workshop:

Open to 12-16 year olds

Cost: $200 + tax

These are 5-day workshops, 2.5 hours per day, that are designed to teach beginners the basics of working on a pottery wheel in a fun and engaging environment. Each participant will strive to create 4-6 pieces. The full workshop description can be found below.


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Workshop 1: June 29 - July 2 at 10:30am + painting session anytime after July 14

Workshop 2: June 29 - July 2 at 3pm + painting session anytime after July 14

Workshop 3: July 20 - July 23 at 10:30am + painting session anytime after August 10

Workshop 4: July 20 - July 23 at 3pm + painting session anytime after August 10


Workshop Description:

Day 1

-Introduce and work on centering the clay

-Work on pulling and creating cylinders

Day 2

-Focus on cylinders to work on centering and review creating even walls

Day 3

-Introduce bowls and how to create shaped vessels

Day 4

-Open time to work on own projects

Day 5: 

Glazing (or painting) the finished pieces. Participants can visit the studio anytime during regular hours to paint their pieces. 

What you get: 

-5-day workshop

-experienced instruction

-wheel use during class time

-all the low/mid-fire stoneware clay that is needed

-bisque-kiln firings


-pottery toolkit to use during the workshop


*This workshop is designed for ages 12-16 years old and is limited to 4 seats per workshop. It is a drop-off workshop. 

*Masks required. Please wear clothes and shoes that can get messy. Please also be sure to trim your fingernails as longer nails will make throwing impossible.

*The syllabus is subject to change. 

Open Studio Hours (by reservation):

Tuesday to Thursday:

12 pm - 6 pm

Friday and Saturday:

12 pm - 8 pm

Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm

Note: Pottery wheel classes operate on a separate schedule and will take place even if the Open Studio is closed.


(313) 254-2939


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