CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

9 CLASSES PER SESSON
See times, dates, and costs below

CHILDREN’S CLASSES
Ages 6-13 years

Children learn different hand building methods, experience wheel throwing and become familiar with studio equipment and tools. All materials and firing included in the cost.


Monday
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
9-12 years

April 7, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9, 16
$310
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
7-10 years

April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17
$275


Wednesday
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
6-8 years

April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25
$275
Friday
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
6-12 years

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27
$275
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TEENS' CLASS
Ages 13+ years

Teens learn hand building and wheel-throwing techniques and become familiar with studio equipment. Students are encouraged to imagine, plan and construct their own creations. All materials and firing included in the cost.

Thursday
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
13+ years
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26
$310


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BIRTHDAY PARTIES
Children 6+ years

The birthday child chooses a project ahead of time, (project choices can include mugs, platters, sculptures, coil pots or picture frames) and then the children spend the first 1 1/2 hours of this 2 hour party creating the clay project. The last half hour is reserved for food. Parents provide food/drinks, plates, cups etc and supervise the children while they are eating.

$30 per child
with a 10 child minimum
($300 minimum)
(includes clay and firing)

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NEW WINTER BREAK CAMP
(Finished for 2013)

SPRING BREAK CAMP
April 15-18 (Finished for 2014)
$230

SUMMER CAMPS
w/o June 30*, w/o July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, w/o August 18* morning classes only (no afternoon classes)
$280/week
*$230 for w/o June 30 and August 18 (
4-day weeks)

Pottery-on-Hudson has an arts program that brings out the creativity in children. Our experienced teachers help the children find the artist in themselves with fun and challenging projects each day.

Mornings 9 am - 12 pm
Ages 6-9 years
Each day the instructor will teach various hand-building and/or wheel-throwing techniques as well as ideas for projects in which those techniques can be applied. Projects can include both sculptural and/or functional work. Children will glaze their work on the last day of camp, and parents can pick up their work two weeks after camp ends. Children are encouraged to create their own unique pieces. All experience levels welcome. A snack is provided mid-morning.

Afternoons 1 - 4 pm
Ages 10+
Each day the instructor will teach various hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Students are encouraged to develop and execute their own projects with the assistance of the instructor. Both functional and sculptural techniques will be taught. Students can focus their time on the wheel if they like. The pottery will be glazed on the last day, and parents can pick up their children’s work a couple of weeks later. All experience levels welcome. A snack is provided mid-afternoon.


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ADULT PROGRAMS

9 CLASSES PER SESSON
See times, dates, and costs below

WHEELTHROWING
AND HANDBUILDING
ALL LEVELS
(Clay and Firing extra}

The instructors will teach hand-building and wheel-throwing skills to create simple and complex forms. Surface decoration using slips, and glazes will also be demonstrated. Students will learn to use studio equipment including the slab roller, extruder and wheel. Tuition includes Open Studio time. Details and times posted at the beginning of each session.

Choose a day and time that is convenient for you.


Tuesday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26
$315 (clay and firing extra)

Saturday
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
$315 (clay and firing extra


HANDBUILDING AND BEGINNER'S WHEEL
(Clay and Firing extra}

Whether you're a beginner or have some experience, you'll learn clay in a relaxing, supportive environment where creativity is encouraged and nurtured. Both hand-building and wheel-throwing will be taught, along with a variety of techniques that will expand and enhance your clay repertoire.


Wednesday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27
$315 (clay and firing extra)

 


OPEN STUDIO AND
STUDIO MEMBERSHIPS
(Adults only)

Open Studio is available to students and experienced clay artists during posted open studio hours at the following rates (does not include clay and firing):


Hourly cost - $12
Monthly membership - $110



Studio is available to monthly members when classes are not in session. Ask for more details.

Studio memberships are also available. Memberships include private space and use of the studio and equipment any time during the day or evening. Members must supply their own wheels and bats.


Cost is $230 per month
with a 3-month minimum commitment
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TOOLS

Please note: we recommend that adult students have their own tools. Tool kits are available for purchase at Pottery-on-Hudson.

 

 

 


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PLEASE NOTE

Space in Classes are limited, a $100 deposit reserves a place in the class, the balance is due before the first class.

Workshop fees are due before the first class.

Pottery-on-Hudson reserves the right to cancel class and will refund tuition.

Students who withdraw from class prior to first class receive full refund, less $25. processing fee, no refunds for withdrawals after the second class.

Missed classes are non-refundable, students can make up class during Open Studio or during another class, space permitting.


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2013 HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW
AND SALE
(Finished for 2013)

Sunday
Nov 24

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Functional pottery and sculptural pieces made by local artists will be on sale. 25% of the sales will go towards a scholarship fund for summer camp students.

Pottery-on-Hudson teachers, studio members and students will participate.


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Updated 7.13.2014