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Workshops

These programs consist of a variety of special one-day multi-media programs for children between the ages of three and ten years old. They are theme-oriented, structured activities for children using various art media to allow children to explore their creative abilities. Each one to three hour activity will be centered on a holiday or special event.

 

Youth Workshops

Ceramic Cornucopia Centerpiece

(Grade 1-5)
Every Thanksgiving table needs a festive centerpiece.  Come and create your own ceramic cornucopia.  The students will be creating a ceramic horn filled with a variety of fruits and vegetables.  Painting each piece with our rainbow of colorful glazes finishes off this fall harvest of bounty.  Each cornucopia will be fired in our electric kilns and ready for pick up in 10 days.
Location:  Stirling Hall, Studio 4
Instructor:  Debra Lerman
10440406-01 F 4-5 pm Oct 21 R: $34 NR: $40

 

Ceramic Turkey Centerpiece Workshop

(Grade 1-5)
Decorate your holiday table with an adorable ceramic turkey.  We will be handbuilding a fun turkey using clay.  Your own cut out clay hand prints will be used for the turkey feathers.  This little fellow will become a favorite holiday keepsake for years to come.  Underglazes will be used to paint our creations and a kiln firing will take place. Pick up of finished projects will be 10 days later.
Location:  Stirling Hall, Studio 5
Instructor:  Debra Lerman
10440401-01 F 4-5 pm Nov 4 R: $34 NR: $40

 

Keepsake Ceramic Christmas Ornament Workshop

(Grade 1-5)
This workshop will have the children hand build ceramic candy canes plus, we also will do slab work by rolling out and pressing out a variety of holiday shape ornaments such as gingerbread boy/girls, Christmas trees, stars plus lots of fun shapes like animals, trucks, and hearts.   The kids will then paint the ornaments with colorful glazes.  These ceramic ornaments make great gifts and are special keepsakes for many years to come. Pick up of finished projects will be 10 days later.
Location:  Stirling Hall, Studio 5
Instructor:  Debra Lerman
10440402-01 M 4-5 pm Nov 28 R: $34 NR: $40

 

Wreath Making Workshop

(Grade 1-5)
You’ll get in the holiday spirit while you have fun assembling your very own wreath.  We will have a variety of materials that will inspire you to create something beautiful and unique.  You can take your wreath home and enjoy your special creation throughout the holidays!
Location:  Stirling Hall, Studio 5
Instructor:  Debra Lerman
10440403-01 M 4-5:30 pm Dec 5 R: $46 NR: $55

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