Ceramics

Virtual Pottery Class: From Slabs to Serving Ware

Thursdays, July 16 – 6 (4 classes)
10  am – 11 am

$35 Members, $55 Non-Members
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Every week students will learn how to fabricate a unique set of ceramic serving ware including pitcher, large serving dish, berry bowl, and a butter dish using the slab technique. Clay is available for curbside pickup from the Museum store. A sign up firing and glazing schedule will be sent out upon completion of projects. Instructor: Carole Fox.  

Tools: Students will need to have a cutting wire, a rolling pin, an old toothbrush, a knife of some sort to cut the clay, an old credit card or plastic gift card with at least one smooth edge, some newspaper, dry cleaning plastic, a small container of water and a canvas or other cloth to roll out their clay slabs on.  Optional- two 1/4” paint stirring sticks or other sticks of the same thickness. A round edged modeling tool or anything with a smooth, round edge (pencil with rounded eraser, paintbrush handle with a smooth tip). 

This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com. 

Ceramics Open Studio (morning)

Saturdays, July 18 – August 29 (6 weeks, no Open Studio August 15)
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$175 Members, $200 Non-Members
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This is an opportunity for experienced students previously enrolled in ceramics classes to work independently in the studio. Monitored: Peter Morgan 

Supplies available for purchase in the studio. Completion of a previous ceramics class or approval by a Museum ceramics instructor is required to attend. Each Ceramics Open Studio session is limited to four students to maintain social distancing. Students must follow safety procedures by filling out a brief questionnaire upon arrival and wearing a mask at all times.(Intermediate/Advanced) 

This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.

Ceramics Open Studio (afternoon)

Saturdays, July 18 – August 29 (6 weeks, no Open Studio August 15)
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
$175 Members, $200 Non-Members

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This is an opportunity for experienced students previously enrolled in ceramics classes to work independently in the studio. Monitored: Peter Morgan.

Supplies available for purchase in the studio. Completion of a previous ceramics class or approval by a Museum ceramics instructor is required to attend. Each Ceramics Open Studio session is limited to four students to maintain social distancing. Students must follow safety procedures by filling out a brief questionnaire upon arrival and wearing a mask at all times. (Intermediate/Advanced) 

This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com. 

Virtual Introduction to Ceramics 

Tuesdays, August 4 – 25 (4 weeks)
6 pm – 7 pm
$35 Members, $55 Non-Members
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Learn basic hand-building techniques and how to create pinch pot animals, coil pots, and soft slab construction. Clay is available for curbside pickup at the Museum and can be arranged by contacting Rayna DeReus at rdereus@delart.org. A sign up firing and glazing schedule will be sent out upon completion of projects. Instructor: Peter Morgan.

Registration required. After registration is complete, you will receive an email with the supply list, a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive a link, please check your spam folder or reach out to us at rdereus@delart.org, 302-351-8549.

This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.