“Play in the Clay” Pottery Workshops & Events

BEGINNERS START HERE

art escape clay workshops

Private Workshops/Classes Available for groups of 2 and up. Call for more information, pricing and to schedule date/time. 

Candle Holders & Bowls Pottery Workshop

NOTE: THIS IS OUR BEGINNING HAND-BUILDING WORKSHOP. If you’re local, please sign up for one of these workshops before signing up for one of the Specialty Hand-building Workshops. If you have experience hand-building, sign up for either.

Come learn to make a simple, but elegant hand made ceramic bowl and votive candle holder for yourself or to give as a gift. You’ll learn how clay works while you explore the many nuances of creating a piece of pottery by hand.

Workshop held at Art Escape Pottery Studio, Whitefish, MT

Date: Saturday, December 3rd from 1-5 pm. – DONE

2023 Schedule – All workshops are 1 pm to 5 pm and include two finished products after firing. Shipping is extra if you live out of town.

  • Saturday, January 7th
  • Saturday, February 4th
  • Saturday, April 1st
  • Saturday, May 6th
  • Saturday, June 3rd
  • Saturday, July 1st
  • Saturday, August 5th
  • Saturday, September 2nd
  • Saturday, October 7th
  • Saturday, November 4th
  • Saturday, December 2nd.

Limit: 6 people

What to expect: Fun, learning the basics of hand-building with clay, painting your creations, pottery basics (how a piece is created from start to finish) and more.

Snacks provided. Feel free to bring your own adult beverage if you want!

Cost: $125. person.

Register/Signup Here

Specialty Pottery/Ceramic Workshops

Jan – Carving Workshop

Learn how to carve practically anything on a pot or flat piece of clay. We’ll provide a variety of pots and surfaces to carve your first masterpiece on.

  • Saturday, January 28th 1 pm to 5 pm – Carve and paint your carving to prepare for glazing.

NOTE: All carved pieces will be clear glazed by us and we’ll let you know when they are ready for pickup or shipping (we have to wait until we have a full kiln load to run a glaze firing).

Workshop Limit: 8 participants

COST: $125 per person (includes pot/clay of your choice, paint for painting and both firings).

Register/Signup Here

unicorn carving

Feb. – Ceramic Boxes

Come make a hand-made ceramic box with us! In this workshop you will take a slab of clay and transform it into something you will use for years to come. You will learn techniques to bring the clay together and manipulate the clay to make it into a lidded box, along with all the fun that comes with working with clay!

NOTE: All carved pieces will be clear glazed by us and we’ll let you know when they are ready for pickup or shipping (we have to wait until we have a full kiln load to run a glaze firing).

Workshop Limit: 10 partcipants

DATE: March 18, 2023

TIME: 1-5 PM

COST: $125 per person (includes lesson, clay, glazing ending in finished project).

Register/Signup Here

ceramic handmade box