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Adult (and high school aged students)  

Pottery Wheel Workshops

Instructor:
Steph O'Shaughnessy, ARC Pottery Instructor

THE MONDAY WORKSHOP #1 IS FULL

AGES 8-Adult

INTRO TO POTTERY (#1)

$50 per person

Mondays (2 classes)  |  6-8pm

July 8 (throw pots)

    Skip a week for bisque fire

July 22 (glaze pots)

THE WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP #2 IS FULL

AGES 8-Adult

INTRO TO POTTERY (#2)

Guest Instructor:
Kent Henderson, Galena Clay Works

GalenaClayWorks.net

$50 per person

Wednesdays (2 classes)  |  6-8pm

July 10 (throw pots)

    Skip a week for bisque fire

July 24 (glaze pots)

Ever want to learn how to throw pots on the pottery wheel but didn't want to commit to a full workshop? Then this class is for you! This is a two week class: on the first day you will learn how to throw pots on the wheel, on the second day you will glaze your work. Open to ages 8-adult. Fun class to take with your child, partner or best friend! Only 6 spots available. Registration fee includes instruction, clay, glazes, and two firings.

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THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER WORKSHOP

$130*

Wednesday (5 classes) |  6-8pm

August 7, 14, 21, 28 (throw pots)

(Skip Sept 4 to bisque fire work) 
September 11 (glaze work)

*Workshops are also open to high school aged students. $25 will be paid for by the Bill Farrell Memorial Scholarship Fund! Contact Liz Larson to register a high school student so that you can receive the discounted rate: artdirector@galenaarc.org.

Learn basic skills on the potter’s wheel for beginners or those with some experience who would like to refresh their techniques. A fun foundation course in making bowls, cups and vases on the electric potter’s wheel. Learn preparing clay, centering, throwing, trimming, techniques for altering and decorating and glazing. Fee includes clay, glazes and 2 instructor firings. 

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OPEN STUDIO HOURS

Explore your creativity, working independently, in a welcoming studio with other artists!


Open Studio hours are offered to adults who have taken a pottery workshop at the Galena ARC or are proficient at using a pottery wheel. NOTE: No instruction occurs during open-studio time.

HOURS:

Contact Liz Larson to schedule dates and times: artdirector@galenaarc.org

Studio Rental Fee:

$12 for 2 hours, $18 for 3 hours

Includes use of this equipment:

  • Brent Pottery Wheels

  • Hand Tools

  • Banding Wheels

  • Slab Roller

  • Storage space for your clay and pottery

ARC Materials Fee:  $30

To be paid by cash or check in the Pottery Studio during Open Studio.

Includes:​

  • 25 pound bag of clay (DSM 1/2 grog stoneware)

  • Bisque Firing

  • Wax

  • Glazes

  • Cone 6 Firing (Firings to be done by Galena ARC)

Studio Guidelines: 
Can be downloaded and reviewed HERE.

Studio Registration Form:
Can be downloaded and reviewed HERE.

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Questions? Contact:

Liz Larson, Art Program Director

artdirector@galenaarc.org

or

Steph O'Shaughnessy, Pottery Instructor

steph.pottery@gmail.com

HOW TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES

by CREDIT CARD

You can register online (links below).

Note: Stride Events will add a processing fee.

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by CASH OR CHECK 
Complete these 3 steps:

1. For immediate class registration please email: artdirector@galenaarc.org

You will be placed on the class list in order of email received. Your place will be held for 4 days awaiting payment. 

2. Download and Print the Registration Form

3. Drop off or mail:

Galena ARC
11084 W US HWY 20
Galena, IL 61036

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