Bringing art and people together
HOME >> Create >> Adults >> Classes >> Ceramics
Ceramics

Learn the art of making objects from fired clay in a variety of classes, from the basics of wheel-thrown pottery to glazing techniques.

Summer Semester begins July 14.
Early Registration Discount: Register by June 2 to receive a $5 DISCOUNT on class tuition.
On-Time Registration: June 3 - July 7
Late Registration: Beginning  July 8 a $10 LATE FEE will be applied to class tuition.
 
Fall Semester begins September 8.
Early Registration Discount: Register by July 27 to receive a $5 DISCOUNT on class tuition.
On-Time Registration: July 27 - September 1
Late Registration: Beginning  September 2 a $10 LATE FEE will be applied to class tuition.


ATTENTION MEMBERS:
If you joined or renewed your Membership by phone, mail or in person, you will need to activate your Online Membership with the Art Center to receive the Member Discount on classes. Please call 908.273.9121 to activate your Membership. (Those who have joined or renewed through our website do not need to call.)

NOTE: Both Summer and Fall Classes are listed below, please be aware of which semester you are registering for.




Sort Classes by
Show filtering item
Course TitleCourse CodeCategoryCourse LevelInstructorClass / WorkshopDay(s)Price
   
select
select
 
select
 
new: FALL - Beginning & Intermediate Wheel-Throwing
 
0700
Ceramics
Beginner
Class
Monday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/8/2014 - 11/10/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Monday  9:30AM - 12:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
Become immersed in throwing pottery on the wheel. Learn all the steps needed to create and finish beautiful wheel-thrown pottery, including glazing techniques. Acquire the skills to make vases, bowls and plates. Various surface decorating techniques will also be explored. Particular emphasis will be on the successful integration of form and function.
Materials list
FALL - From Tumbler to Teapot & Beyond
 
0702
Ceramics
Int/Adv
Class
Monday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/15/2014 - 11/17/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Monday  12:30PM - 3:00PM
Season: Fall - 2013  
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
All methods of clay construction will be explored, including handbuilding and the potter’s wheel, to create functional, sculptural, and decorative pottery forms. A variety of wheel techniques, use of the slab roller and extruder, and surface texturing will be featured. Glazing and decorating techniques will also be covered, including slips, underglazes and resists. The objective will be to expand and improve skills, and to develop a personal style. Students must have completed at least one beginner class.
Materials list
new: FALL - Techni-Combo Clay Construction
 
0704
Ceramics
Int/Adv
Class
Monday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/15/2014 - 11/17/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Monday  3:30PM - 6:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
Stretch your creativity and get out of that rut! This class will teach students to build more interesting pieces combining extruded, slab and wheel-thrown forms. Students will be amazed how interesting and easy it is to create both functional and sculptural pieces by combining several techniques. Use of the slab roller and extruder (for solid and hollow forms) will be featured, as well as instruction on improving wheel skills for those who are wheel-oriented. This class will cover surface texture, slip decorating, underglazes, and related finishing/glazing techniques. Prerequisites: At least one basic course (or permission from Instructor).
FALL - From Tumbler to Teapot & Beyond
 
0706
Ceramics
Int/Adv
Class
Monday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/15/2014 - 11/17/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Monday  7:00PM - 9:30PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
Hurry!! only 4 seat(s) left

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
All methods of clay construction will be explored, including handbuilding and the potter’s wheel, to create functional, sculptural, and decorative pottery forms. A variety of wheel techniques, use of the slab roller and extruder, and surface texturing will be featured. Glazing and decorating techniques will also be covered, including slips, underglazes and resists. The objective will be to expand and improve skills, and to develop a personal style. Students must have completed at least one beginner class.
Materials list
FALL - Creative Exploration in Ceramics
 
0708
Ceramics
All Levels
Class
Tuesday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/9/2014 - 11/11/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Tuesday  12:30PM - 3:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
This class is open to all levels of experience and will focus on building skills and individual direction for personal expression. An introduction to a variety of handbuilding techniques and potter’s wheel will be covered, including glazing and finishing of projects. Slide presentations will expose students to pottery from various cultures across time. The instructor welcomes and supports cross-over or work in conjunction with other media such as collage, drawing, painting, papermaking or printmaking.
Materials list
FALL - Pottery
 
0710
Ceramics
All Levels
Class
Tuesday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/9/2014 - 11/11/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Tuesday  7:00PM - 9:30PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
Hurry!! only 3 seat(s) left

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
Come and learn how to create beautiful pottery. Instructor demonstrations will supplement students’ individual pursuits. Students will receive personalized attention while they are encouraged to create! All levels welcome.
Materials list
FALL - Wheel-Thrown Pottery
 
0712
Ceramics
All Levels
Class
Wednesday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/10/2014 - 11/12/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Wednesday  9:30AM - 12:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
Hurry!! only 5 seat(s) left

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
Students will learn fundamental wheel-throwing techniques through step-by-step instructions and discover new possibilities. Decorative elements such as surface pattern, texture and glazing are covered. Traditional and experimental processes are explored.
Materials list
FALL - The Joy of Handbuilding
 
0714
Ceramics
All Levels
Class
Wednesday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/10/2014 - 11/19/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Wednesday  12:30PM - 3:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
Students will discover the joy and versatility of creating hand built ceramic objects. Techniques including slab construction, slump molding, coil building, pinch forming and tile making will be demonstrated and discussed. This class will emphasize general growth and development through demonstration and hands-on practice.
Materials list
FALL - Beginning & Intermediate Wheel-Throwing
 
0716
Ceramics
Beginner
Class
Thursday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/11/2014 - 11/20/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Thursday  9:30AM - 12:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
No class on: 9/25

Hurry!! only 5 seat(s) left

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
Become immersed in throwing pottery on the wheel. Learn all the steps needed to create and finish beautiful wheel-thrown pottery, including glazing techniques. Acquire the skills to make vases, bowls and plates. Various surface decorating techniques will also be explored. Particular emphasis will be on the successful integration of form and function.
Materials list
FALL - Ceramics for the Ultimate Beginner
 
0718
Ceramics
Beginner
Class
Thursday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/11/2014 - 11/20/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Thursday  12:30PM - 3:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
Overwhelmed at the thought of sharing space with the pros? No worries! This ceramics class was created just for you! Students will learn about and work with various clay bodies and slips, and experiment with all glazing techniques available at the Art Center. Join this a stress-free, fun-filled ultimate introduction to the creative world of ceramics.
Materials list
FALL - Beginning & Intermediate Wheel-Throwing
 
0720
Ceramics
Beginner
Class
Thursday
Member:
$310 + $45 glazing/firing fee

Non Member:
$340 + $45 glazing/firing fee

10-week course  
Class Held: 9/11/2014 - 11/20/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Thursday  7:00PM - 9:30PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
No class on: 9/25

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION:
Become immersed in throwing pottery on the wheel. Learn all the steps needed to create and finish beautiful wheel-thrown pottery, including glazing techniques. Acquire the skills to make vases, bowls and plates. Various surface decorating techniques will also be explored. Particular emphasis will be on the successful integration of form and function.
Materials list

Please read our Studio School Policies before registering for a class or workshop.