Youth Weekly Classes (Ages 6 – 16)
October 3 – December 5, 2019
Have your kids Unplug with Mud at Clay Art Center’s award winning weekly youth classes starting Oct. 3rd. In the classroom, aspiring young artists will have fun and develop their imaginations while working in the transformational medium of clay. Your child will develop creative problem solving skills while building confidence and creating something with their own hands. Hand-building classes are offered for ages 6 – 9, wheel-throwing classes for children ages 10 – 16. Taught by professional ceramic artists who specialize in kindling a passion for creative expression in children. Classes are offered weekly in sessions running for 8 weeks on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Winner Westchester Family Favorite and Kids Out & About Reader Favorite for 2018 & 2019.
Register Here: https://www.clayartcenter.org/youth-families-classes
Clay Kingdom (Ages 6 – 9)
Sunday 10:00 – 12:30am, October 5 – November 23
Create your own kingdom in Clay! Build towering castles, complete with knights, dragons and other mythical beasts. Learn how to work with pinch pots, coils and clay slabs to sculpt a crown and other treasures.
Tween Wheel (Ages 10 – 12)
Sunday, 1 – 3pm, October 6 – November 24
or Thursday, 4 – 6pm, October 3 – December 5
Learn to use the potter’s wheel to create fun and funky pieces to take home and enjoy for years to come! Center, pull and throw to make pots big and small. Finish all your projects with the glaze of your choice
Teen Wheel (Ages 13 -16)
Sunday, 12:30 – 2:30pm, October 6 – November 24
Center, pull and throw as you learn how to use the potter’s wheel. Explore a variety of functional pottery forms, and go beyond a cup, plate or bowl. Take your pieces off the wheel to alter your forms using advanced techniques and glaze your final pieces with professional studio glazes.
FULL AND PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE
20% off for children attending Port Chester Public Schools
Save the date: Open House & Free Clay Day on Saturday, Sept. 14th, 1 – 4pm.
Drop In Clay (Ages 5 – 99)
Every Saturday 1:30 – 3:30pm starting Sept. 28
Fee: $30 Adult, $20 Child under 12
Unplug with mud in this one-time class for families & friends interested in playing with clay! Every Saturday adults & children explore their inner artist in this 2 hour introduction to clay. Professional ceramic artists guide themed weekly hand-building projects, no previous experience necessary. Children under 12 must attend with a guardian enrolled in the class. Tickets go on sale at the front desk 10am the day of the class, call us at 914-937-2047 to register. First come first served.
October 12 – Halloween Themed projects
December 7 & 14 – Ornament Making Workshops
Family Wheel Night (Ages 9 – 99)
Saturday, 6 – 8pm, Oct. 5 & 26, Nov. 23, Dec. 21
Fee: $45 per person
Looking for something fun to do with your family? Adults & kids can get messy and play with clay in this one-time class to learn how to use the potter’s wheel. Plan a great evening and bond with your family while receiving a lesson from experienced and dedicated ceramic artists. Choose your favorite glaze colors and return in 2 – 3 weeks to pick up your masterpiece. No previous experience necessary! Beginner’s welcome. Register Online at: www.clayartcenter.org.
Weekends on the Wheel (Ages 9 – 99)
Sunday, 12:30 – 2:30pm, Dec. 8 & 15
Fee: $45 per person
Take a spin on the potter’s wheel in this one-time class for parents, tweens and teens. This guided class is led by enthusiastic artists with experience teaching both children and adults. Treat yourself to some family fun as you get your hands dirty while creating memories and art. Beginners are welcome and no previous experience is necessary. Register online at: www.clayartcenter.org.
Clay Art Center is a nationally recognized non-profit center for the advancement and practice of ceramic arts offering exhibitions, clay classes for adults and children, studio spaces for clay artists and outreach programs in the community. It is located in the heart of Port Chester at 40 Beech Street, Port Chester, NY 10573. Gallery and SHOP hours are Monday - Saturday, 10am-5pm or by appointment. Tel: 914-937-2047 www.clayartcenter.org