Introductory Workshops

Come try your hand at working with clay! These introductory workshops are a great way to see if you like this material. Designed for first-timers, with hands-on instruction. Finished work will be ready for pick-up about one month after the workshop. Choose from Adult Wheelthrowing Intro, Adult Handbuilding Intro, and Date Night Clay.

TO REGISTER: Call the Mudflat office at 617-628-0589. Registration begins Thursday April 22 at 10 AM.

If the workshop you want is already full, we can add you to a waitlist. Or join a NEW virtual at home workshop - see below!

 

WHEELTHROWING INTRO

Come try your hand at working with clay on the potter's wheel. Mudflat teacher Lisa Knebel will show you how to use the potter's wheel to make your own pots. Each student will save one pot that they make and it will be glazed and fired. This is a great way to see if you like this approach to working with clay.

Tuition: $50.00

Section A: Sunday, May 2, 1:00 - 4:00 pm - FULL

Section B: Sunday, June 13, 1:00 - 4:00 pm- FULL

Section C: Sunday, July 11, 1:00 - 4:00 pm- FULL

Section D: Sunday, Aug 8, 1:00 - 4:00 pm- FULL

 

DATE NIGHT CLAY

Have a Friday night date in East Somerville! Bring your sweetheart and try your hands at working with clay on the potter's wheel. Mudflat teachers Kate Kuligowski and Arthur Halvorsen will show you how to use the potter's wheel and introduce you to making your own pots. Each student will save one pot that they make and it will be glazed and fired for pick-up at a later date.

Tuition: $80 per couple

Section A: Friday, May 14, 6:00 – 8:00 pm - FULL

Section B: Friday, June 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm - FULL

Section C: Friday, July 16, 6:00 – 8:00 pm - FULL

Section D: Friday, Aug 13, 6:00 – 8:00 pm- FULL

 
 
NEW! at-home workshop!
 

 

Father's Day Clay At-Home Workshop!

$50.00 -  TO PURCHASE, click HERE

Celebrate Dad while getting creative as a family with this at home clay kit from Mudflat Studio! Make bowls for Dad’s favorite snacks with this fun kit!

Clay @ Home workshop purchases include a workshop kit to be picked up at Mudflat & a link to stream/download an instructional video when you are ready to make your projects. Following the video, make pieces at home, then bring them into Mudflat to be fired for finished ceramic pieces!

With each workshop purchase, up to 4 pieces will be able to get fired and each maker will be able to choose a glaze for their piece. Projects are then dropped off at Mudflat Studio in Somerville during designated drop off times (please see below) for your creations to be fired & glazed. Finished projects will be ready to pick up approximately 3-4 weeks following drop off. Participants will be emailed when their creations are ready.

*Project videos are available starting at time of purchase until June 30 when they will expire. Completed projects should be dropped off to Mudflat Studio no later than July 10.

The workshop includes a kit that you pick up at Mudflat Studio. This kit includes:
8 lbs. of clay
2 wooden skewers
2 plastic knives,
template sheets
plastic

Drop off and pick-up times are as follows:
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: 10 am – 6 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10 am – 3 pm
Saturdays: 1 pm – 4 pm

Interested but have some questions? Email kate@mudflat.org for more info!