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Adult (and high school aged students)  

Pottery Wheel Workshops

Instructor:
Steph O'Shaughnessy, ARC Pottery Instructor

JAN / FEB WORKSHOP

$130*

Saturdays (5 classes)  |  1-3pm 

JAN 13, 20 27, FEB 3 (throw pots)

(skip Feb 10 to bisque fire work)

Feb 17 (glaze work) 

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FEB / MARCH WORKSHOP

$130*

Thursdays (5 classes)  |  6-8pm 

FEB 22, 29, March 7, 14 (throw pots)

(skip March 21 to bisque fire work)

March 28 (glaze work) 

*This workshop is 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. Expect to have 4-6 finished pieces.

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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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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

Questions? Contact:

Liz Larson, Art Program Director

artdirector@galenaarc.org

or

Steph O'Shaughnessy, Pottery Instructor

steph.pottery@gmail.com

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