Pottery

About the Program

Discover the art of pottery in our engaging program designed for enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to advanced artisans. Participants will explore essential techniques such as hand-building, wheel throwing, glazing, and firing, while fostering creativity and self-expression. Led by experienced instructors with extensive backgrounds in ceramics, the program ensures personalized guidance and support throughout your artistic journey. By the end of the class, you can expect to have created unique pieces and gained a deeper understanding of pottery fundamentals.

Class Details

Hand Building with Clay: Thursdays (5-12)

Instructor: Darlene Adamson
Schedule: Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 PM
Sessions: September 12 – December 5, 2024 | 12 Weeks
Class Fees: $150 + $35 Material Fee

(See complete details in information sheet)

Hand Building with Clay: Saturdays (5-12)

Instructor: Donna Garofalo
Schedule: Saturdays 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Sessions: September 14 – November 30, 2024 | 12 Weeks
Class Fees: $150 + $35 Material Fee

(See complete details in information sheet)

Beginner Youth Pottery (13-17)

Instructor: Karen Jonsson
Schedule: Tuesdays from 6:15-7:15 PM
Sessions: September 10 – November 26, 2024 | 12 Weeks
Class Fees: $260 + $35 Material Fee

(See complete details in information sheet)

Beginner Pottery: Wednesdays (18+)

Instructor: Darlene Adamson
Schedule: Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00 PM
Sessions: 
September 11 – November 27, 2024 | 12 Weeks
Class Fees: $275 + $35 Material Fee

(See complete details in information sheet)

Beginner Pottery: Thursdays (18+)

Instructor: Darlene Adamson
Schedule: Thursdays from 7:00-9:00 PM
Sessions: September 12 – December 5, 2024 | 12 Weeks
Class Fees: $275 + $35 Material Fee

(See complete details in information sheet)

Beginner Pottery: Saturdays (16+)

Instructor: Donna Garofalo
Schedule: 
Saturdays from 3:15-5:15 PM
Sessions: September 14 – November 30, 2024 | Saturdays from 3:15-5:15 pm

Class Fees: $275 + $35 Material Fee

(See complete details in information sheet)

Intermediate/Advanced Pottery (16+)

Instructor: Donna Garofalo
Schedule: 
Saturdays 9:00-11:00 AM
Sessions: September 14 – November 30, 2024 | 12 Weeks

Class Fees: $275 + $35 Material Fee

(See complete details in information sheet)

Open Pottery Studio (16+)

Instructor: Donna Garofalo
Schedule: 
Saturdays from 1:00-3:00 PM
Sessions: September 14 – November 30, 2024 | 12 Weeks

Class Fees: $150 + $35 Material Fee

(See complete details in information sheet)

*You must have completed a pottery class at SAC to register*

Important Information

Refund Policy
Cancellation Policy
Waitlists & Bursaries
Full refunds are given when you withdraw two weeks prior to the start date of a class/workshop/day camp. From that point until the start of classes, a 50% credit will be applied to your account upon withdrawal. There will be no refund after the start date. Your class fees help our Centre operate and offer high-quality programming for you and the community, and we strive to make it affordable for all. By signing up for a class/program, you are acknowledging our refund policy.

Only the Class Fee is subject to a refund. Your SAC membership, admin fees, and material fees are not included in the refund amount. All refunds are issued through cheques.

Class Minimums

Classes/Workshops are subject to cancellation if the minimum number of registrants is not reached. In this case, a full refund (or an account credit) will be issued including membership and administration fees. We inform registering students as soon as possible when we have canceled a class.

IF DUE TO PUBLIC HEALTH RECOMMENDATIONS

If Public Health recommends that isolation is to be reinstated and arrangements for virtual teaching can be made by SAC, no credits or refunds will be issued.

If virtual learning is not possible, the participant will receive a prorated credit for the remainder of their class.

Students will receive an information/reminder email prior to the start of a class/workshop.

FULL CLASSES

Our classes have a limited number of spots each season. If a class you’re interested in indicates CLASS FULL, you can still join our waitlist by emailing cassandra@steinbacharts.ca! We will contact you via e-mail or phone if a spot has opened so we can take your registration. We cannot guarantee admission to the class even when you have joined our call list.

In most cases, we open the same class in the next season. You can check back on our website from time to time or sign up for our SAC eNews to get updates about current and upcoming classes/events here.

APPLY FOR A BURSARY

Thank you to our amazing contributors who support and believe in our values at SAC, we are able to provide bursaries to the community. Our bursaries aim to eliminate barriers for families and create opportunities for children in the area.

Applying is easy. For instructions on how to apply, please click here.

GENERAL INQUIRIES

For general inquiries about a class/program, please email cassandra@steinbacharts.ca or call us during office hours at 204.346.1077

🍁 The Steinbach Arts Council acknowledges that we are on Treaty 1 territory and that the land on which we live and work is the traditional territory of Anishinaabe, Ininiw, Anishiniw, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

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