We'd love to see your crafty hands chez Blackbird! Our Workshop is equipped with 8+ electric pottery wheels, hand-building facilities, a large slab roller, buckets of tools and heaps of clay just waiting to be crafted into unique creations. We run regular classes throughout the year, weekend workshops, the occasional PA Clay Day, as well as offering private & custom experiences, depending on availability.

2020 at a glance: 

2020 marks our 5th year in the new/old studio! We're planning for a more active workshop schedule to celebrate. We're still working on finalizing dates, but looking at starting up regular classes late March. We'll offer a few weekend workshops throughout the year, and 1-2 week-long workshops this summer. Drop us a line if any of the above is of interest, and we'll make sure to keep you posted. 

Winter/Spring Regular Classes: 

This Winter/Spring we plan to offer a Wheel focussed class in addition to Open Studio, suitable for beginners with instruction or return students, hand-building and wheel work welcome. Each session will be 6 weeks long with 3 hour classes/week. Students will learn how to make, trouble shoot, decorate, and glaze wares. Each student will make between 5-10 pieces within a flight of classes. All materials, tools, equipment and firings are provided. If there is enough interest, we plan to offer 2 afternoon classes/week and 1 evening class/week. 

Focus: Working the Potter's Wheel

March/April (dates & times to be determined) 6 weeks

May/June (dates & times to be determined) 6 weeks

Focus: Open Studio (hand-building or wheel work) 

March/April (dates & times to be determined) 6 weeks

May/June (dates & times to be determined) 6 weeks

School Year/ PA Clay Days  2019/2020: (dates & times to be confirmed)

November 28th, 10-noon 7-12 yrs FULL

January 31rst 2020

May 1rst 2020

June 5th 2020

Looking for a Custom Experience?

On occasion when our schedule permits, we can offer custom experience for families, friends ... bachelorette parties, corporate and business groups.  

Contact us for details.

To register for any of the above, or if you have any questions, please contact us.

Join our mailing list for updates and announcements regarding new offerings @ Blackbird Pottery. 

 

© 2023 by April Gates. Proudly created with Wix.com