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educational programs

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New Harmony Clay Project's educational programs are led by experienced artists and educators and are open to all skill levels, from those touching clay for the first time to the more seasoned ceramics professionals. The classes and workshops are designed to inspire participants and generate an enthusiasm for the ceramic arts. Explore each category below to learn more.


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CLASSES

Our classes provide hands-on experiences for all skill levels, from those who are touching clay for the first time to experienced professionals looking to try new techniques in their studio practice. Explore our current studio offerings by clicking the button below.

aRTIST wORKSHOPS

We host special artist-led workshops in order to help deepen connections between the ceramic arts and our community, while also sharing skills and techniques from nationally recognized artists to participants.

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pUBLIC EVENTS

The events at the Clay Project work to support our mission to foster an environment that supports the investigation of new ideas and work of ceramic artists. We have various events scheduled for the remainder of the year that are free and open to the public.


For the full list of our Residency Events and Educational Programs, click the Calendar button below.

 
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class descriptions


clay for a day: fun-damentals

Kids Class, ages: 8-12 years old

saturday, june 24, 2017 | 10:00 am- 3:00 PM

FEE: $45 PER student

LIMITED space | PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Children 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.


Date Night 

friday, july 14, 2017 | 6:00-9:00 PM

FEE: $60 PER COUPLE

LIMITED space | PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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. 


clay for a day: fun-damentals

Kids Class, ages: 8-12 years old

saturday, july 22, 2017 | 10:00 am- 3:00 PM

FEE: $45 PER student

LIMITED space | PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Children 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.


Date Night 

friday, august 11, 2017 | 6:00-9:00 PM

FEE: $60 PER COUPLE

LIMITED space | PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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. 

 

PUBLIC PROGRAMS


 
 
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oPEN STUDIO: POT-A-THON 

sATURDAY, jUNE 3, 2017 | 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Join the merry pranksters at the studio for a day of ceramic fun! We will be throwing on the wheel, pinching pots, producing elbow pots, mud splatting and much more! Free and open to all ages!