Get Creative with Clay this Winter

Clay Art Center will be offering a selection of multi-week classes for all skill levels from beginner to advanced. Whether you are new to clay or an experienced potter, they have handbuilding, wheel throwing and special topic classes designed for you. 


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Their introductory classes are designed for new students to explore all clay has to offer. Classes include Intro to Handbuilding, Intro to Wheel Throwing and Pottery for Beginners. These classes are offered nights and weekends. No experience necessary. Their beginner, intermediate and advanced classes allow students to explore new techniques and forms.

A variety of special topic classes and workshops for students of all levels who want to learn new skills and techniques will be offered such as: Luster Workshop, Adorned: Ceramic Jewelry Basics, Introduction to Colored Clay, Face Workshop and more!


For a fun Friday night out with friends or a date, sign up for Maker Night. Get messy as they walk you through the basics of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Create a unique piece of pottery, then choose a glaze from their studio selection. Pieces will be fired and available for pick up at a later date. 


 First Maker Date is Friday, January 14th. Special Valentine’s Day Maker Dates will take place on February 11th, 12th & 14th. 


For a fun Saturday out with the whole family sign up for a one-time family class, Saturday Clay. Adults & children will explore their inner artists in this 2-hour introduction to clay. Professional ceramic artists will guide themed weekly hand-building projects including a special themed classes: Valentine’s on February 12th, Easter on April 16th and Mother’s Day Gifts on April 23rd. For ages 6 – 99. No experience necessary. First class is January 15th.


Family Wheel Night is a one-time class for parents, kids, tweens or teens (Ages 10+) interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Have fun and bond with your family while receiving a lesson from experienced and dedicated ceramic artists. Beginners are welcome and no previous experience is necessary! First class is January 15th.


Clay Art Center is a nationally recognized non-profit center for the advancement and practice of ceramic arts offering clay classes for adults and children, studio spaces for clay artists, outreach programs in the community, exhibitions and a shop.  The Center is located in the heart of Port Chester at 40 Beech Street. Visit to learn more.


Clay Art Center requires all adult students to be vaccinated against COVID-19.