Adult Pottery Classes


Always wanted to play with clay? This class will allow you to learn the fundamental techniques of creating utilitarian (cups, bowls) vessels on the potter’s wheel. Emphasis will be on cylindrical forms such as mugs, pitchers, jars, and vases.

5 Week Class      BEGINNING WHEEL $175 (includes all supplies)

Mondays with Chris  6:30-9:00

September 11 – October 9

October 30 – November 27

Wednesdays with Geralyn  6:30-9:00

September 20 – October 18

BEYOND BEGINNING    (intermediate/advanced)

   7 week class   $195 (does not include clay)

Tuesdays with John     6:30-9:00

September 19 – October 31

REGISTRATION     Advanced registration is required for all classes. Classes are limited to 8 students for individualized instruction. Please call 414-332-8828 or, better yet e-mail us to reserve space. Additional studio time to practice is available to all students. 



Thursdays  October 26 – November 16.  $150  

Come ready to work!

Class will focus on both fresh thrown ware as well as green ware!  Don’t forget glaze room too!  This will be Good!  Beginners – those bitty pots can still be decorated!  And you intermediate folk – nothing like those smooth surfaces you’ve figured…

Everybody needs this class!  Maybe even me!!!

Work on enhancing the surfaces of your pots!  Making/using stamps, slip carving, masking, and glaze secrets!!  Story board glaze test for each will be completed, but you will need to purchase clay to complete the projects.


ONE NIGHT STANDS  7-9pm $25  Advanced registration is required.  Email or call 332-8828 to reserve.

 Come give the potter’s wheel a try!  After a quick lesson, you will make 3-5 pots.  Pick your favorite or best and a glaze color.  One month later, you get a beautiful piece! Bring snacks, adult beverages, music, whatever!  This is BIG fun!

7-9pm      $25 Call for details or to schedule.

September 8, 29

October 13, 20, 27

November 10, 17

***Check availability for parties of 5-8 people.

 MEMBERSHIP     Persons with experience may purchase access to the studio during open hours. The cost is $285 to be used over 3 months. Clay must be purchased from MHPW.

REFUND POLICY     Places in class will be held only upon receipt of entire class fee. Fees are refundable minus $10 processing fee up to seven days before class begins. Cancellation of class between 6 and 3 days before class begins are subject to a $25 processing fee. Class fees are nonrefundable after that time unless class is canceled by Murray Hill Pottery.

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