Materials fees are included in the tuition pricing.  You do not need to bring any materials.

Pre-registration is required 3 days before the start of a class or workshop.  You are not registered unless paid in full.
If you are a Clemson resident your discount will be applied before you pay.

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March: Hand-building Faces and Masks with Robert

We will hand-build faces and /or masks out of clay. Students will learn how different materials like: earth, bark, found objects, jewelry, or personal favorites can be used to create unique masks or be used for embellishments. These faces and/or masks can express tribal influences, self portraits, or reflect an emotion. No experience necessary.
March: 8, 15, 22, and 29: Tuesdays from 6-8 pm

Resident $135

Non-Resident $150


Clay 101 With Jenna

Clay 101 is a beginner friendly class.  We will explore the potters' wheel including all the basic steps to get you started. After the fundamentals, we will make cylinders, a drinking mug, a bowl, and if time permits, a vase, however objects may vary depending on instructor and class. Finishing techniques such as trimming, texturing, and glazing will be covered to complete each of your pieces.

MARCH: 7, 14, 21, 28: Mondays from 6-8:30 pm

APRIL: 4, 11, 18, 25: Mondays from 6-8:30 pm

MAY: 2, 16, 23, 30: Mondays from   6-8:30 pm   *NO CLASS ON MAY 9-ART CENTER CLOSED*

Residents $132
Non-Residents $147


March: Mugs and Drinking Vessels With Lauren

Become a pro making these functional items where the possibilities are endless! Previous experience with the potters' wheel is necessary to be successful.

March 2, 9, 16, and 23: Wednesdays from 5-7:30 pm

Residents $120
Non-Residents $135


March: Clay Workshop with Sara

In this two hour workshop, Sara will show you how to make functional, yet decorative napkin rings. This workshop would be great for those of you who like to entertain! Come see what Sara has in store for you!

March 12: Saturday from 10 am -Noon

Residents $25
Non-Residents $40


April: Large Bowl Throwing With Lauren

Practice, practice, practice making bowls of all shapes and sizes! There's nothing small about this class! Previous experience required. Please take note of start date.

March 30, April 6, 13, and 27: from 5-7:30 pm (No Class on April 20)

Residents $120
Non-Residents $135


May: Making Dinnerware With Robert

This class is for beginner to intermediate folks who want to learn how to make plates, platters, and serving trays without the use of a potters' wheel. Come join Robert and create your next one of a kind pieces that will prove popular with your friends and family.

May 3, 10, 17, and 24: Tuesdays from 6-8pm

Residents $135
Non-Residents $150


Learn to create clay projects without a potters' wheel. You will learn basic handbuilding techniques and surface treatments. This class is a great way to build a new skill set for any clay enthusiast.

May 4, 11, 18, and 25: Wednesdays from 5-7:30 pm

Residents $120
Non-Residents $135