Clay Classes


MMofA offers adult pottery classes taught by professional artists. With classes of different skill levels, MMofA has something for new students or students who want to broaden the skills they already have. From throwing on the wheel to hand building to open studio time, there is a class for everyone.

  • Handmade Clay Gifts with Angie King

    Want to make something special before the holidays? Learn to create unique handmade clay gifts including ornaments, jewelry, and functional pieces. The first two classes we will create and the final class we will glaze and decorate. No experience is necessary and students 12 and up are welcome. Register soon because space is limited! Tuesdays, […]

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  • Intermediate Throwing on the Pottery Wheel

    Build on basic pottery wheel skills in this six-week intermediate class. Participants will learn to refine their forms, throw larger pieces, and create more complex forms such as lidded jars.

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  • Handbuilding in Clay with Denise Ralston

    Learn to sculpt beautiful clay vessels with instructor Denise Ralston. Basic handbuilding methods of coiling, pinching, and slab building will be covered in class, and demonstrations will be given on creating texture and surface finishing.

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  • Beginning Throwing on the Pottery Wheel with Angie King

    Try something that you have always wanted to do by learning to throw clay on the pottery wheel! This class is for brand new students or those who still need guidance. Students will create and decorate functional pieces such as bowls and cups.

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  • Open Clay Studio

    Enjoy extra time to work on your own projects during this uninstructed Open Studio time. Clay, glazes, and pottery wheels will be available.

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