CLAY STUDIO

Clay Classes

Enter through the clay studio entrance at the back of the building. Walk past the murals on the Muse building and turn right.

Drop In Classes

Play with Clay

Saturdays 12:30-1:30, 2-3pm, and 3:30-4:30pm   $25/person.

Have fun while learning a clay hand-building technique and creating a unique artwork. Great for friends and families!

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

 $35/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. 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!

Sign up here – 1-2pm and 2:30-3:30pm

3rd Saturdays 6-7pm

Date Night

6-7:30pm Saturdays 2/5, 3/5, 4/2, 5/7 $50/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! 

For more information and to register click here. Please be sure to register as a couple (only one registration necessary for both participants.)

Valentine's Date Night!

February 12th 5-6:30pm or 7-8:30pm

$60per 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!

Enjoy refreshments, get creative and have an experience you will never forget!

Sign up here – 5-6:30pm or 7-8:30pm

Friends' Pottery Night

2nd Saturdays 6-7:30pm $40/person $200/six ladies

Take a spin on the potters wheel in a fun and friendly environment. Bring your friends or make new ones as you enjoy refreshments and are introduced to the skill of wheel throwing.

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 try their hand at the pottery wheel.

The February Friend’s Pottery Night will be held on February 26th. Register here.

March through May Sign up here!

 

Kids Classes

Classes can be paid either by semester (save 10%!) or month by month. Please note that the monthly option automatically sets up recurring payments. If you would like to purchase only one month or not have recurring payments please email Madison at madison@thechartreusemuse.com

We recommend that you sign up starting at the beginning of the month because our teachers structure their classes month by month. To do so simply register after the 1st of the month. If you sign up in the middle of the month your rates will be prorated accordingly, however, your classmates may be mid project as some of our lessons are completed over a few weeks.

For our Homeschooling Families: Please use the code below that corresponds to your Charter School when signing up.
Please choose the semester in FULL when signing up. If you choose the monthly option the system will charge you monthly after the first month.
Hart Ransom HR2122
Connecting Waters: CW2122
Keys to Learning : KTL2122
Great Valley Academy (homeschool only): GVA21-22
Hickman Charter: HC2122

Creative Clay

Creative Clay focuses on technical study and creative exploration of clay. Students are guided step-by step through all the projects, but there is always room for creative vision. Students will learn the basic methods of hand-building with clay: coil, pinch, slab, and sculpting.

$75 monthly or $337 semester (save 10%!)

Sibling Clay: K-6th Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 Sibling friendly classes are the same as our after-school classes, but offered during the school day allowing families to have all of their children in one class for their convenience. These classes are ideal for families who home-school. Sign up!

Creative Clay I: K-3rd Wednesdays 3:30-4:15 Sign up!

Creative Clay II: 4th-8th Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 Sign up!

Teen Pottery

13-18 years old 

Fridays 3-5pm or 5:30-7:30pm

 $150 monthly $675 semester (save 10%!)

Teen Pottery is a fun and fully hands-on clay foundation course for throwing on the wheel. Students will be guided in a step-by-step process learning how to center, pull, and trim a pot. Students will learn to throw various forms, leading to successful bowls, cups, vases, and more.

Note: First time students will be required to purchase a clay tool kit (from the Chartreuse Muse) for $20. Teachers may recommend additional supplies to the students at the first class. 

Sign up here – 3-5pm or 5:30-7:30

Adult Classes (weekly)

Classes can be paid either by semester (save 10%!) or month by month. Please note that the monthly option automatically sets up recurring payments. If you would like to purchase only one month or not have recurring payments please email Madison at madison@thechartreusemuse.com

We recommend that you sign up starting at the beginning of the month because our teachers structure their classes month by month. To do so simply register after the 1st of the month. If you sign up in the middle of the month your rates will be prorated accordingly, however, your classmates may be mid project as some of our lessons are completed over a few weeks.

Beginning Wheel Throwing

Mondays 6-8pm • Thursdays 6-8pm 

Fridays 12n-2pm •  Saturdays 10-12n

$150 monthly $675 semester (save 10%!)

You’ve seen it in the movies, now learn how to do it yourself! In this introductory class, learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups, bowls and more. Wedging, centering, pulling, lifting and trimming are demonstrated, and basic surface decoration techniques are also explored.

This class is designed for students with little or no experience on the potter’s wheel, though those with some experience are welcome in this class as well to learn new and slightly advanced techniques to continue to grow their skill!

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 $25. (These supplies must be purchased from The Chartreuse Muse). Teachers may recommend additional supplies to the students on the first day of class. 

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

Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Wednesdays 6-8pm
$150/month $675/semester (save 10%)

This class is designed for students who have taken Beginning Wheel Throwing for at least a full year and have advanced past the instruction of that class. 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 $25. (These supplies must be purchased from The Chartreuse Muse). Teachers may recommend additional supplies to the students on the first day of class. 

For more information and to register click here.

Bi-monthly Clay Hand-Building

1st and 3rd Tuesdays (February - May) 10-12n
$500/semester

In this project based class students will create, glaze and construct a beautiful four to six foot garden sculpture based on the idea of a totem pole. Participants must commit to the four month semester in order to complete the project.
All materials included.

For more information and to register click here

Visit our Open Studio!

Open Studio Hours: Saturdays 12-4 pm 

Visit our clay studio during open studio to experiment with clay, spend extra time on your class project or to sustain your art practice!

Open Studio Rates:

  • Single-use day pass or  monthly memberships are available
  • Clay sold in 5, 10, or 25 lbs for studio use.
  • Under-glaze, Low, and Mid- High fire glazes available for purchase.

The Clay Studio at the Chartreuse Muse is a fully equipped ceramics studio that is open to anyone interested in hand building or wheel throwing clay. Classes in all clay techniques are offered. Take a class and then come back and enjoy your time in our Open Studio. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Interested in Open Studio, but don’t know where to start? Check out our drop in style classes “Play with Clay” and “Take a Spin.”

Studio Memberships are Available

Unsupervised, unlimited access to our fully stocked clay studio during Gallery hours (except Wednesdays). Clay and glazes available for purchase onsite provides a seamless working environment. We also will provide you with a 24x24x24” lockable storage cabinet. Members are encouraged to show their completed works in our Gallery.

$200 per month