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.

  • Intermediate Throwing on the Pottery Wheel with Angie King

    This class for intermediate wheel throwing students will focus on throwing more complex and larger forms. The instructor will present a different demonstrated technique each week.  Students are free to work at their own pace and on self-guided projects. *To register for this class, participants must have wheel throwing experience and be able to center […]

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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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  • adult workshops

    Intro to the Pottery Wheel with LeaAyn Shurley

    Have you ever wanted to try making something on the pottery wheel? Now is your chance! Come in for one lesson with artist instructor LeaAyn Shurley and find out if pottery is for you. We fire and glaze your pieces and all supplies are included. All ages are welcome. Preregistration is required. Saturdays, July 11 […]

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  • Open Clay Studio

    Open Clay Studio is available for Mobile Museum of Art members only. $20 per month + $10 per session attended 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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