ADULT CLASSES

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Starting in September!

Single Day Classes

Play with Clay

Saturdays 12:30-1:30, 2-3pm, 3:30-4:30   $35/person.

Learn a hand-building technique while being led step by step through a ceramics project. “Play with Clay” projects are designed to leave room for your creative spirit so you can have fun and create something you love! A wonderful way to spend a Saturday afternoon. Grab a friend and come on in! Families welcome. 

Return a few weeks later to glaze your piece! (Glazing fee now included in the price).

Sign up here – 12:30-1:30pm, 2-3pm and 3:30-4:30pm

Take a Spin

Saturdays 1-2pm and 2:30-3:30pm

3rd Saturdays 6-7pm (reservations required)

 $45/person. 

Have you always wanted to try throwing on the wheel? Well, here is your chance! This new mini workshop is designed for beginners just like you who want to “Take A Spin” on the pottery wheel. Ages 12 and up. Looking for more formal instruction? Check out our weekly Beginning Wheel Throwing classes listed below. You can credit your “Take a Spin” payment toward your class!

Return a few weeks later to glaze your piece! (Glazing cost now included in fee).

Sign up here – 1-2pm or 2:30-3:30pm

 3rd Saturdays 6-7pm Reservations required.

Pottery Date Night

1st Saturdays 6-7:30pm 

 *Please note Pottery Date Night will be held on the 4th Saturday in October (10/22) and the 2nd Saturday in November (11/12).

$60/per couple

Join us for a tandem wheel experience a-la the movie “Ghost.” Couples will be instructed on the basics of wheel throwing and then will take a spin on the wheel together. A unique and fun date idea for any couple! If a successful piece is thrown by the end of the session students may return during open studio hours (12-4pm Saturdays) to glaze their piece together. Glazing is now included in the fee.)

Please be sure to register as a couple (only one registration necessary for both participants.) 

Sign up here!

Friends' Pottery Night

2nd Saturdays 6-7:30pm

$50/per person $270/six friends

Sign up with a friend and get $5 off! Use code – friendspottery5 at checkout.

Throw some “mud” on the potters wheel in a fun and friendly environment. Bring your friends or make new ones as you enjoy a studio environment and are introduced to the skill of wheel throwing. You will have the opportunity to come back and glaze your piece, complementary during Open Studio. 

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New at the Muse!

Pottery Painting

Stop in during our open studio hours 12-4pm. Glazing usually takes about 1 hour to complete. Doors close at 3pm to ensure participants have enough time to glaze 

$30 per piece. Pay inside the gallery when you arrive.

Come choose from our selection of unique bisqueware and have fun glazing it. You choose the colors and design. Examples will be available to help ignite your imagination and a Clay Studio Attendant to help with questions. All levels and ages welcome. 

Muse Makers - Art Party

2nd Fridays 6-8pm 

$50/per person or $45/each if you sign up with a friend! Use code – musemaker5 at checkout.

Sign up for all four and save 10%

Join us for an evening of making, snacks and conversation! Each of our “Muse Makers” projects are designed to do three things. One, be easy to follow so beginners feel at ease! Two, leave room for your unique creative spirit to shine through. Three, produce a beautiful artwork that you will cherish for years to come!

Grab a friend and come get creative at the Muse!

Light refreshments will be provided, but please bring your own beverage to enjoy!

Sign up here! Pick one project or sign up for all of them!

September 9th

Pop Art Pet Portraits

Students will be led step by step through the process of creating a Pop Art inspired portrait of their pet. Bring in a photocopy 8×10 (printed please!) of your pet to use as a reference. Instructor Karina will guide you through the process as you listen to music, enjoy a snack and get creative! This class is designed for all levels including beginners!

October 14th

Mixed Media Underwater Worlds

Capture the flowing mystery and vibrant colors of an underwater world by layering paint, paper and other collage elements. Create a view into a koi pond or imagine bubbles and water plants moving together. You will be guided through a variety of mediums. 

November 11th 

Glorious Color Tree

Explore the wonders of watercolors while painting a tree in all its magnificent fall color. You will be guided through the steps and techniques of watercolor that will help capture the autumn palette and your unique perspective. 

December 9th

Printed Greetings

Wow your friends and family with hand printed cards! These block prints may be framed, used to create wrapping paper, gift bags, and cards. The possibilities are endless!

Adult Classes (weekly)

New at the Muse!

Venture Clay

2-punch card/$100 or 4-punch card/$190

Venture Clay is set up so students are able to try wheel throwing on their own schedule. Purchase a two or four punch card and choose from our four beginning wheel throwing classes (listed below) to attend. You may join in with the lesson of the day or be lightly instructed to gain throwing skills. Punch cards are purchased directly from the Chartreuse Muse Gallery. Please call at least a few days ahead of the class you plan to attend to reserve a wheel. 

Beginning Wheel Throwing

$150/per month

Learn to throw cups, bowls, and vases in this introductory class. Basic low-fire glazing techniques will be taught to produce beautiful finished ceramic pieces.

Each month a new project will be completed on the wheel. We encourage students to grow their skills by coming back month after month! If you purchase four months of classes at one time you get a bag of clay free!

Note: First time students are required to purchase a clay tool kit for $20. All students are required to purchase a bag of clay for $35. Please arrive 15 minutes before your first class to purchase your clay from the Muse Gallery.

Beginning wheel students may rent a locker at a discounted rate of $50/month.

Monday Night Beginning Wheel Throwing

6-8pm

September 9/12, 9/19, 9/26

October 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24
November 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21
December 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19

 

Thursday Night Beginning Wheel Throwing

6-8pm

September 9/8, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30

October 10/6, 10/13, 10/20/ 10/27

November 11/3, 11/10, 11/17

December 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22

Friday Afternoon Beginning Wheel Throwing

1-3pm

September 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30

October 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28

November 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 11/25

December 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 12/23

Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Wednesdays 6-8pm
$200/month

Those who have achieved throwing competency are welcome in this class. Students will learn more advanced  throwing techniques such as throwing lidded vessels, altering wheel thrown pieces, constructing multi-part pieces such as tea pots, and more. More complex glazing and mid-range firing will be available. Intermediate students will have access to a locker in the clay studio. 

Note: First time students are required to purchase a clay tool kit for $20. All students are required to purchase a bag of clay for $35. Please arrive 15 minutes early to your first class to purchase these items in the Muse Gallery. 

Each month a new project will be completed on the wheel. We encourage students to grow their skills by coming back month after month! If you purchase four months of classes at one time you get a bag of clay free!

September 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28

October 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26

November 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23

December 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21

Painting Explorations Bimonthly

2nd and 4th Tuesdays 10-12n
$360/semester (save 10%) or $100/month

Explore a variety of materials and techniques to create a new art piece each month with a focus on watercolor. Discover how to add stamping, paper, fiber, and other mediums to create interest in your paintings.

Instructor: Sandra Veneman

Sign up here!

Painting Explorations

Tuesdays 6-8pm
$200/month

Explore a variety of materials and artistic processes in this month long class. With a focus on the process this class allows you to find your own unique creative spirit as you explore exciting new techniques! 

September

October

November

December (this class only meets 3 times)

 

Clay Explorations

Sundays 1-3pm

$240/monthly or $864/semester (save 10%)

This class will explore the many facets of clay from forming and firing to surface decoration and glazing. Learn some handbuilding techniques and dabble with wheel throwing. Try out an array of glazing techniques from underglaze to luster firing. All levels welcome. All materials and firings included.

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Clay Explorations Bimonthly

1st and 3rd Tuesdays 10-12n
$432/semester (save 10%) or $120/month

This class will explore the many facets of clay from forming and firing to surface decoration and glazing. Learn some handbuilding techniques and dabble with wheel throwing. Try out an array of glazing techniques from underglaze to luster firing. All levels welcome. All materials and firings included.

Instructor: Sandra Veneman

Sign up here!

Art Parties

Interested in having a private Art Party?! 

Art Parties are great a great way to celebrate and bond!

  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Team-building
  • Family reunion
  • Holiday get togethers
Visit our Art Parties page to see what projects we have available.