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March 4th, 2017
  

Get centered on the potter's wheel! Sign up for an 8-week class in our Spring Session (Part 2) May 1st - June 25th.  E nrollment is OPEN online. 

We are happy to offer a new 4-week Introduction to Ceramics class for adults. 

And we have a RAKU workshop scheduled with Robert Abrams in March and a PIT FIRE & POTLUCK at Dillon Beach scheduled in April with Nadia Tarzi-Saccardi. You don't want to miss out.

Several fun family friendly workshops are also scheduled and our Summer Camp schedule is heret!  Read on below for details.

See you on the wheel!  
ADULT AND YOUTH CLASSES

SPRING SESSION 2:
Dates: 
May 1st- June 25th

ENROLLMENT
IS OPEN
for
ADULT & YOUTH
CLASSES

Please check our website for details. 

Classes fill up fast, reserve your spot online.


Online enrollment closes after May 1st.  Call or email us to sign-up if the session has already begun.

NEW CLASS

INTRODUCTION TO CERAMICS with Sarah Wright

4 Friday Mornings: April 7th - April 28th  (4 weeks),  9:00am- 11:30am
Fee: $200 - Materials included

This class is a perfect introduction to the overall ceramic process and ideal for beginners with no clay experience.  This class provides a great way to give ceramics a try without having to commit to an 8-week course.   In four classes,  you will learn to create forms by using the following hand building and potters wheel techniques:
  • Pinch and coil pots 
  • Constructing with slabs/ scoring & slipping 
  • Throwing and trimming on the potters wheel 
  • Glazing and surface decoration 
To find out about all of our classes and to enroll  SIGN UP HERE

YOUTH SUMMER CAMPS & CLASSES

SUMMER CAMP 
Pottery & Hand Building Ceramics for Ages 7-10 Yrs.
Half Days - Monday through Friday from 9:00am- 12:00pm 
Fee: $395 
Camp Session #1 : July 10th - July 14th
 
Camp Session #2:  July 24th - July 28th
 
Camp Session #3:  August 7th - August 11th
4-WEEK SUMMER CLASS (bi-weekly)
Pottery & Hand Building Ceramics for Ages 11-15 Yrs.
Monday and Wednesday from 2:00pm- 4:00pm 
June 26th - July 26th

Session 2 : July 31st - August 23rd
To find out about all of our classes and to enroll  SIGN UP HERE

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS 
PARENT-CHILD STUDIO TIME
Sunday: March 5th, 12pm-2pm

Currently Enrolled MVPS Adult Students and Members are welcome to bring in your kids for some studio time! Parent must provide clay (from their class clay) and instruction and supervise their kids at all times.
$20/student + 1 child 
FRIDAY NIGHT ON-THE-WHEEL
Friday: March 10th, 7:0 0pm-9:00pm 

This is a one-time class. Drop in with friends and family for a party on the potter's wheel!

You'll get to try the pottery wheel and NO EXPERIENCE is required. Make art and enjoy the company of your friends and other ceramics enthusiasts.  Bring your own appetizers and refreshments. 
 
Fee: $40 per person (17 & up)
All materials included- pick up items 2 weeks later.

PARENT/CHILD SPRING WORKSHOP 
Sunday: March 12th, 10:30am-12:30pm
J oin us for a fun and creative Spring workshop! You will be able to choose from two indoor or outdoor projects and make it your own version. If time permits you can do both. You'll be able to either underglaze your piece that day or chose from one of our special glazes. Your pieces will be ready to pick within two weeks.
$60/ Parent + 1 Child
$80/ Parent + 2 Children
RAKU WORKSHOP with Robert Abrams
Sunday: March 19th, 9:00am-2:00pm

Raku is a beautiful and sometimes unpredictable glazing method for finishing decorative ceramics.

Bring up to 5 bisque pieces, up to 2 cu. feet in total, m ax dimensions 12" tall and 6" wide. Items great for Raku are - sculptures, masks, vases and beads. Glaze Materials as well as an informative meeting for first time Raku participants are included in the Workshop Fee.

$125 per person
SPACE IS LIMITED, SIGN UP TODAY

PARENT CHILD POTTERY ON THE WHEEL 
Sunday: March 26th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Start your Sunday in a creative and fun way.  Give the potter's wheel a try with your child. This is a 2 hour event: with an hour+ pottery lesson and a quick clean up.
Choose a glaze and we'll finish your pieces (ready for pick-up 2 weeks later).

$65 / Parent + 1 Child
$85 / Parent + 2 Children 

PIT FIRE WORKSHOP with Nadia Tarzi-Saccardi
Saturday: March 25th, 12:30pm-2:30pm Burnishing and Terra Sigillata
Sunday: April 30th, 8:30am- 5:00pm Dillon Beach ($8 parking)

Description:  On March 18th, there will be a burnishing workshop that will include information on how to use Terra Sigillata. This part of the workshop is optional for advanced students and takes place at the Mill valley Potter's Studio.
On April 30th, we will spend the day at Dillon Beach for the Pit Fire. Be prepared to have fun, enjoy a potluck, get dirty, and do some manual labor. Please only wear cotton or wool, synthetics are flammable.
Deadline 1: Register by April10th; please sign up as soon as possible, space is limited. 
Deadline 2: Have your pieces at studio by April 24th for bisque firing.
$125 per person + $8 Parking at Dillon Beach
SPACE IS LIMITED, SIGN UP TODAY

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