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Adult only classes for up to 12 students
All ages classes for up to 24 students
*We will let you know of any waitlists

Cost of workshops: Suggested donation of $10 per workshop to cover the cost of materials.

FEB 15 RITUAL CUP (Adult)
Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 pm, The Chapel
The simple cup – for tea, for communion, for a toast! Whether mundane or exalted – the cup is where it all begins. Come get to know Ilena, talk about art and learn how to make a useful and beautiful cup.

FEB 21 CLAY BASKET MAKING (All Ages) (Family Day)
Monday, 10-12 noon, The Narthex
A tisket, a tasket, make a little basket! Did you know you can weave clay? Come play with clay and make a basket.

MAR 6 LIONS AND TIGERS AND BEARS, OH MY! (Kids grade 1-6)
Sunday, 11-1pm, Nixon Miles Room
What’s your favorite animal? Real or imagined. Let’s make pinch pot animals together.

MAR 8 SHINE A LITTLE LIGHT (Youth grade 7-12)
Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 pm, Illumination! Nixon Miles Room
An illuminating workshop on how to take a basic hand-built cup, and turn it into a beautiful lantern style candle holder

APR 9 HOPPY EASTER (All ages)
Saturday, Narthex, 10:30-12:30 pm,
Come with the whole family to make a ceramic easter bunny! We will make beautiful decorations that will be all ready for you to pick up Easter morning.

APR 15, 16 VESSELS (Adult)
Friday and Saturday, 1-3pm, The Chapel
Take a deeper dive into the simple cup. Two days where we can go a little deeper into hand-building techniques. Here we can take the time to refine your own ritual vessel.

JUN 4 FARMER’S MARKET
Come join me at the farmers market and make an air-dry clay flower dish to take home with you!

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WILD CLAY POTTERY SERIES
Wednesdays, May 4,11,18, 28. 6:30-8:30pm

This is a 4 week class. Each week we will be digging into how to make pottery out of ‘wild clay’ and how to fire your pottery in the most ancient way – in an actual fire!

MAY 4 DIG CLAY – in this class we will learn how to find, gather and process clay – in the wild! We will go – on location. Dress for hiking and getting muddy!

MAY 11 MAKE A POT – The second class we will make small simple pots from local ‘wild clay’. You will be able to touch and feel different clays from different sources and learn some of the properties of various clays.

MAY 18 FINISH POT – This third class we will be able to really see how the different clays behave as they dry, and some techniques for finishing and decorating your vessels.

MAY 28 FIRE POTS – The fourth and final class we will fire our dried pots – in an actual wood fire!

 

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