Date Night in July
Jul
28
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night in July

Singles, friends and couples are welcome to enjoy the evening creating and sharing the joys of making art!  Our skilled instructors will guide you through centering and shaping clay forms on the potter’s wheel, and then you will be set free to make your own creations. The evening ends with wine and light hors d'oeuvres as we briefly review the night’s work.

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Open Studio in August
Aug
3
to Aug 5

Open Studio in August

  • New Harmony Clay Project (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Open Studio is an option for those with experience who want autonomous access to our classroom equipment and facilities. We require that you have some formal training or experience working in clay prior to your enrollment for these sessions. Individuals can pick and choose from 6 hour time slots within the first weekend of August that fits your schedule.

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Date Night in August
Aug
3
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night in August

Singles, friends and couples are welcome to enjoy the evening creating and sharing the joys of making art!  Our skilled instructors will guide you through centering and shaping clay forms on the potter’s wheel, and then you will be set free to make your own creations. The evening ends with wine and light hors d'oeuvres as we briefly review the night’s work.

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Hands on Clay
Aug
11
11:00 AM11:00

Hands on Clay

In this class, we will learn to create both functional and sculptural forms using hand-building techniques. Explore the fundamentals of three-dimensional design coupled with basic clay techniques like slab construction, coil building, and pinching in order to create challenging and exciting projects.

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Date Night in August
Aug
17
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night in August

Singles, friends and couples are welcome to enjoy the evening creating and sharing the joys of making art!  Our skilled instructors will guide you through centering and shaping clay forms on the potter’s wheel, and then you will be set free to make your own creations. The evening ends with wine and light hors d'oeuvres as we briefly review the night’s work.

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On The Wheel
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

On The Wheel

This class is for those who are seeking a foundation of basic wheel throwing techniques. Participants will experience methods of centering clay, lifting and shaping cylinder and bowl forms, trimming alternatives and adding surface texture and decoration. No prior wheel experience needed, so all are welcome.

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Clay For A Day: FUN-damentals
Jul
14
10:00 AM10:00

Clay For A Day: FUN-damentals

Children, ages 7-12, will learn the FUN-damentals of clay in these one day summer classes while exploring color, shape and texture to create sculptural and functional pieces. Students will explore rolling a coil, pressing slabs and decorating their ceramic creations using glazes. 

Students will enjoy a one hour lunch break near the Roofless Church, adjacent to the NH Clay Studio. Parents are asked to provide a brown bag sack lunch for their child. We will glaze and fire finished projects that will be available for pick-up after the class ends.

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Date Night in July
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night in July

Singles, friends and couples are welcome to enjoy the evening creating and sharing the joys of making art!  Our skilled instructors will guide you through centering and shaping clay forms on the potter’s wheel, and then you will be set free to make your own creations. The evening ends with wine and light hors d'oeuvres as we briefly review the night’s work.

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Open Studio in July
Jul
6
to Jul 8

Open Studio in July

  • New Harmony Clay Project (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Open Studio is an option for those with experience who want autonomous access to our classroom equipment and facilities. We require that you have some formal training or experience working in clay prior to your enrollment for these sessions. Individuals can pick and choose from 6 hour time slots within the first weekend of July that fits your schedule.

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Date Night in June
Jun
29
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night in June

Singles, friends and couples are welcome to enjoy the evening creating and sharing the joys of making art!  Our skilled instructors will guide you through centering and shaping clay forms on the potter’s wheel, and then you will be set free to make your own creations. The evening ends with wine and light hors d'oeuvres as we briefly review the night’s work.

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Date Night in May
May
25
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night in May

Experience working with clay on the potter’s wheel! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to enjoy the evening creating and sharing the joys of making art. Our skilled instructors will guide you through centering and shaping clay forms on the potter’s wheel, and then you will be set free to make your own creations. The evening ends with beer, wine and light hors d'oeuvres as we briefly review the night’s work.

FEE: $35 PER STUDENT

SPACE IS LIMITED | PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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"A Life in Clay...So Far"
Apr
23
6:30 AM06:30

"A Life in Clay...So Far"

Join us as we explore the work of Donna Causland, current resident artist for New Harmony Clay Project. Donna will discuss her exploration for balanced beauty. Using her vocabulary of sculptural porcelain forms, she will describe exquisite ornamental layering and how she seeks a delicate harmony between functional and decorative. Lecture is free and open to public.

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The Archaeology of Memory
Mar
27
6:15 PM18:15

The Archaeology of Memory

  • University of Southern Indiana, Rice Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us as we explore the work of Vlad Basarab, current resident artist for New Harmony Clay Project. Basarab brings to the attention of the 21st century public the human need to safe guard the past. He uses unfired clay to reference the fragility of knowledge and of the human condition, while the fired books become a symbol of permanence, a vehicle for transmitting knowledge. Lecture is free and open to public.

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Artifacts of Identity
Mar
19
6:30 PM18:30

Artifacts of Identity

Join us as we explore the work of Sydney Ewerth, current resident artist for New Harmony Clay Project. Sydney will discuss the significance of the “lived space”– our tangible existence and reality, and the “imagined space”– where memory and its capacity to become distorted over time, exist simultaneously and how clay aesthetically translates a tangible record of who we are. Lecture is free and open to public.

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art. beauty. taste.
Nov
20
6:00 PM18:00

art. beauty. taste.

Join us at the Working Men's Institute as we explore the work of James Lee Webb, our current artist-in-residence. James will speak about his recent body of work in New Harmony, Lexical-gustatory synesthesia as an explorative tool for art making and what the ethos of authenticity means to him through his synesthesia. Lecture is free and open to the public, and hosted by the New Harmony Kiwanis International Club.

 

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Harris Deller Lecture
Sep
8
7:00 PM19:00

Harris Deller Lecture

Harris Deller is interested in contradictions and dualities; paradox, juxtaposition, yin and yang. Using shapes, forms, colors, and textures, he is drawn to abstraction as a way to uncover and make visual those phenomenon. Join us as we explore his extensive career as a ceramic artist and his personal approach to clay as a medium. Free and open to the public.

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Date Night Class
Jul
14
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night Class

Experience working with clay on the potter’s wheel! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to enjoy the evening  creating and sharing the joys of making art. Our skilled instructors will guide you through centering and shaping clay forms on the potter’s wheel, and then you will be set free to make your own creations. The evening ends with beer, wine and light hors d'oeuvres as we briefly review the night’s work.

FEE: $60 PER COUPLE

SPACE IS LIMITED | PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Date Night Class
Jun
10
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night Class

Experience working with clay on the potter’s wheel! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to enjoy the evening  creating and sharing the joys of making art. Our skilled instructors will guide you through centering and shaping clay forms on the potter’s wheel, and then you will be set free to make your own creations. The evening ends with beer, wine and light hors d'oeuvres as we briefly review the night’s work.

FEE: $60 PER COUPLE

SPACE IS LIMITED | PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Date Night Class
May
19
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night Class

Experience working with clay on the potter’s wheel! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to enjoy the evening  creating and sharing the joys of making art. Our skilled instructors will guide you through centering and shaping clay forms on the potter’s wheel, and then you will be set free to make your own creations. The evening ends with beer, wine and light hors d'oeuvres as we briefly review the night’s work.

FEE: $60 PER COUPLE

SPACE IS LIMITED | PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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