Take a Class at Byrdie's!

Byrdie's Pottery offers a selection of classes from six-week wheelthrowing classes to single session handbuilding workshops! We update this page as soon as we have our class schedule decided - so stay tuned and check out our current class offerings below. You can sign up for our e-mail list to be notified when we announce classes!

Please make sure that you can commit to all dates of a class session before signing up. We do NOT offer make-up classes.

3-Session Intermediate Wednesday Wheelthrowing: July 10, 17, 24
100.00

Time: 6:30-9:30 pm

This three session class runs once per week on July 10, 17, and 24. The series includes a day of throwing, a day of trimming, and a day of glazing. Students will hone their skills to create new forms and learn new techniques guided by Byrdie’s member Zoe Swartz. The class is geared towards intermediate students who already know how to center and throw a cylinder. All materials and tools provided. Final pieces can be picked up a week or 2 after the last class.

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Tuesday Wheelthrowing: July 9 - August 13 (6 weeks)
225.00

Time: 6-9 pm

This six session class runs once per week from July 9 - August 13. Students learn wheel throwing basics such as centering, throwing, trimming, and glazing, guided by Byrdie’s member Abigail Leroy. The class is geared towards beginners with little or no experience but intermediate students are also welcome to enroll and hone their skills. All materials and tools provided. Final pieces can be picked up a week or 2 after the last class.

Monday Wheelthrowing: May 27 - June 24 (5 weeks)
170.00

Time: 6:30-9:30 pm

This five session class runs once per week from May 27 - June 24. Students learn wheel throwing basics such as centering, throwing, trimming, and glazing, guided by Byrdie’s board member Lauren Rouatt. The class is geared towards beginners with little or no experience but intermediate students are also welcome to enroll and hone their skills. All materials and tools provided. Final pieces can be picked up a week or 2 after the last class.

3 Session Morning Handbuilding Workshop - June 12, 19, 26
100.00

We're excited to announce another 3-week handbuilding workshop! Come learn essential pottery techniques (coil and slab) with Byrdie's member Danny. We'll spend the first two classes building pieces and adding texture, and the last session will be spent glazing our kiln-fired pieces. Students are welcome to come to class with or without a plan of what they'd like to create!

Tools and all materials provided. Pieces will be ready for pickup a week or two after the final class.

9:30am - 12:30pm, Wednesdays, June 12, 19 & 26; $100
6 spots available

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Tuesday Wheelthrowing: May 28 - June 25 (5 weeks)
170.00

Time: 6:30-9:30 pm

This five session class runs once per week from May 28 to June 25. Students learn wheel throwing basics such as centering, throwing, trimming, and glazing, guided by potter Miki Glasser. The class is geared towards beginners with little or no experience but intermediate students are also welcome to enroll and hone their skills. All materials and tools provided. Final pieces can be picked up a week or 2 after the last class.