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CERAMICS

Please register one week prior to the class start date. After this deadline, please call 952.473.7361, x.16, to inquire about class availability.
 
Classes are listed by date, most current at the top. Scroll down to see future classes. Select a class by checking the small square to its left. Member pricing is valid only with current memberships. Go to MEMBERSHIPS to purchase or renew. Once you've selected your class(es), select NEXT at the bottom of the page to proceed to checkout.
 
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E90317 Beginning and Continuing with Clay, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Robert Bowman
Skill Level: ALL
This course combines basic throwing and handbuilding techniques for beginners with more advanced techniques and individualized instruction for continuing students. Demonstrations and discussions will complement the hands-on experiences, and we'll explore a variety of firing methods for finishing our work.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/24/2017 and ending 6/12/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 240.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 267.00 ea.

E90517 Pottery in the Making, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Sold Out)
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill Level: ALL
This class is for beginners and advanced potters alike. Beginners will be introduced to the potter's wheel as well as handbuilding. Experienced students will work with the instructor to develop their own projects. High-fire, raku and soda firing will be explored.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 4/25/2017 and ending 6/13/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 275.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

E90017 Beginning/Intermediate Pottery, Tuesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill Level: ALL
Beginners receive an introduction to basic throwing techniques and forms, while intermediate students expand their technical abilities and their understanding of ceramic form through demos, discussions and critiques. High-fire, raku and soda firing will be explored.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 4/25/2017 and ending 6/13/2017 at 6:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 275.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

E94417 Ceramic/Clay Sculpture, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt
Skill Level: ALL
In this off-the-wheel class, students create a wide variety of projects ranging from figurative work (animals and human) to realistic or abstract forms, to clay totems, and more. The possibilities are endless! You will learn proper interior structure for a sculpture made of clay and have fun with surface design and textures. Come with an idea for a project you want to create, and together we will work to complete it. All levels welcome. Clay and firing fees are additional.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 4/26/2017 and ending 6/14/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 275.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

E94117 Ceramic/Clay Sculpture, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt
Skill Level: ALL
In this off-the-wheel class, students create a wide variety of projects ranging from figurative work (animals and human) to realistic or abstract forms, to clay totems, and more. The possibilities are endless! You will learn proper interior structure for a sculpture made of clay and have fun with surface design and textures. Come with an idea for a project you want to create, and together we will work to complete it. All levels welcome. Clay and firing fees are additional.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 4/26/2017 and ending 6/14/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 275.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

E90617 Pottery in the Making, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill Level: ALL
This class is for beginners and advanced potters alike. Beginners will be introduced to the potter's wheel as well as handbuilding. Experienced students will work with the instructor to develop their own projects. High-fire, raku and soda firing will be explored.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 4/27/2017 and ending 6/15/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 275.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

E97617 Clay: Form and Surface, Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Instructor: Ernest Miller
Skill Level: ALL
Make your Thursday evenings fun and creative in this relaxed potter's wheel class! Instructor demonstrations will show you how to create cups, bowls, plates, vases, lidded jars and teapots. Individual attention will help you develop your skills. Some projects include hand construction and altering techniques. This class is designed for students with some experience and ambitious beginners. All tableware is finished in a high-fire kiln for food-safe use at home.

Enrollment limited to 16 / Ages 14 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/27/2017 and ending 6/15/2017 at 6:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 240.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 267.00 ea.

E91817 Stoneware and Porcelain, Saturdays, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell / Robert Bowman
Skill Level: ALL
Beginners learn the basics of working with stoneware or porcelain on the potter's wheel while intermediate and advanced students expand their skills. Handbuilding projects will be presented. Class includes demos, critiques and an opportunity to try soda- and raku-firing techniques.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/29/2017 and ending 6/17/2017 at 12:30PM
 
Students: 1 $ 240.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 267.00 ea.

F90317 Beginning and Continuing with Clay, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Robert Bowman
Skill Level: ALL
This course combines basic throwing and handbuilding techniques for beginners with more advanced techniques and individualized instruction for continuing students. Demonstrations and discussions will complement the hands-on experiences, and we'll explore a variety of firing methods for finishing our work.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 6/19/2017 and ending 8/14/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 275.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

F90517 Pottery in the Making, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill Level: ALL
This class is for beginners and advanced potters alike. Beginners will be introduced to the potter's wheel as well as handbuilding. Experienced students will work with the instructor to develop their own projects. High-fire, raku and soda firing will be explored.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 15 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 6/20/2017 and ending 8/15/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 275.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

F90017 Beginning/Intermediate Pottery, Tuesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill Level: ALL
Beginners receive an introduction to basic throwing techniques and forms, while intermediate students expand their technical abilities and their understanding of ceramic form through demos, discussions and critiques. High-fire, raku and soda firing will be explored.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 15 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 6/20/2017 and ending 8/15/2017 at 6:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 275.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

F94417 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt
Skill Level: B, AB, I
In this "off the wheel" class, students will have fun with figurative (animal or human) abstract or realistic forms and learn about interior structure and proper architecture for ceramic sculpture. Students may pursue their own direction with instructor support or be given step by step guidance to complete their project. The creative possibilities are endless! Taking both summer sessions is highly recommended for completing projects. Clay will be purchased at the first class.

Enrollment limited to 11 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 6/21/2017 and ending 7/19/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 172.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 191.00 ea.

F94117 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt
Skill Level: B, AB, I
In this "off the wheel" class, students will have fun with figurative (animal or human) abstract or realistic forms and learn about interior structure and proper architecture for ceramic sculpture. Students may pursue their own direction with instructor support or be given step by step guidance to complete their project. The creative possibilities are endless! Taking both summer sessions is highly recommended for completing projects. Clay will be purchased at the first class.

Enrollment limited to 11 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 6/21/2017 and ending 7/19/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 172.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 191.00 ea.

F90617 Pottery in the Making, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill Level: ALL
This class is for beginners and advanced potters alike. Beginners will be introduced to the potter's wheel as well as handbuilding. Experienced students will work with the instructor to develop their own projects. High-fire, raku and soda firing will be explored.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 6/22/2017 and ending 8/10/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 275.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

F97617 Clay: Form and Surface, Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Instructor: Ernest Miller
Skill Level: ALL
Make your Thursday evenings fun and creative in this relaxed potter's wheel class! Instructor demonstrations will show you how to create cups, bowls, plates, vases, lidded jars and teapots. Individual attention will help you develop your skills. Some projects include hand construction and altering techniques. This class is designed for students with some experience and ambitious beginners. All tableware is finished in a high-fire kiln for food-safe use at home.

Enrollment limited to 16 / Ages 14 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 6/22/2017 and ending 7/13/2017 at 6:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 138.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 153.00 ea.

F91817 Stoneware and Porcelain, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructors: Lee Persell / Robert Bowman
Skill Level: ALL
Beginners learn the basics of working with stoneware or porcelain on the potter's wheel while intermediate and advanced students expand their skills. Handbuilding projects will be presented. Class includes demos, critiques and an opportunity to try soda and raku firing techniques.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 7/8/2017 and ending 8/19/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 240.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 267.00 ea.

G94417 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt
Skill Level: B, AB, I
In this "off the wheel" class, students will have fun with figurative (animal or human) abstract or realistic forms and learn about interior structure and proper architecture for ceramic sculpture. Students may pursue their own direction with instructor support or be given step by step guidance to complete their project. The creative possibilities are endless! Taking both summer sessions is highly recommended for completing projects. Clay will be purchased at the first class.

Enrollment limited to 11 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 8/2/2017 and ending 8/23/2017 at 9:30AM
 
Students: 1 $ 138.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 153.00 ea.

G94117 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt
Skill Level: B, AB, I
In this "off the wheel" class, students will have fun with figurative (animal or human) abstract or realistic forms and learn about interior structure and proper architecture for ceramic sculpture. Students may pursue their own direction with instructor support or be given step by step guidance to complete their project. The creative possibilities are endless! Taking both summer sessions is highly recommended for completing projects. Clay will be purchased at the first class.

Enrollment limited to 11 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 8/2/2017 and ending 8/23/2017 at 1:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 138.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 153.00 ea.

G92817 Throwing Big [NEW!], Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Instructor: Ernest Miller
Skill Level: ALL
I like big pots and I cannot lie! Take the mystery out of making and assembling bigger vessels and expand your ability to work with more clay. You will construct large-scale vases and bottles using both the potter's wheel and handbuilding techniques. This class is for students with some experience and ambitious beginners.

Enrollment limited to 16 / Ages 14 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 8/3/2017 and ending 8/24/2017 at 6:00PM
 
Students: 1 $ 138.00 ea.
Students: 1 $ 153.00 ea.

 

 

2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

952.473.7361, x. 16

Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday             9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday        9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
   (mid-June through August, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Sunday closed


Building is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day*, Memorial Day and the last week in August through Labor Day.* There is no open studio when the building is closed. 

* Phone lines will be open M-F, excluding holidays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 
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The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is accessible to students with
disabilities. If you require special assistance, please notify the Art
Center Registrar at 952.473.7361, ext. 16, and/or the Minnesota
Relay Service (for the hearing impaired) at 800.627.3529 at least two
weeks in advance. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.


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