Teachers please let us know if you are interested in any of these clay workshops for your classes!

Volunteers please let us know if you want to assist when we offer these clay workshops.

Clay animals

This workshop can be adapted to class units on worms, fish, snails, or other animals. Students will learn basic modeling techniques so they can make their own clay creatures!

Expected run time 45 min

Recommended Ages 6+

Coil Pots

Students will learn about coil pots, one of the oldest forming techniques that is still practiced in many places throughout the globe. They will have the opportunity to craft their own coil pot. They can make a cup, vase or bowl!

Expected run time 45-60 min

Recommended Ages 9+

Face Jugs

Students will learn about the tradition of ceramic face jugs in the American South, and get to model a face on a miniature jug.

Expected run time 45-60 min

Recommended Ages 9+

Plates

Students will use a combination of techniques: stamping–incising, and applique–to produce their own unique pottery plate.

Expected run time 45 min

Recommended Ages 5+

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