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Get Your Hands Dirty

Get Your Hands Dirty

Hands-on arts education and activities for younger artists from kindergarten through 12th grade

Youth Classes & Workshops

22
Feb
2022

Youth Pottery: Back to Basics Using the Slab Machine

February 22, 2022 3:30 pm - February 23, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The February installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on using the slab machine to make functional wares to be enjoyed with family and friends. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on February 9th, 16th, and 23rd. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

09
Mar
2022

Youth Pottery: Wheel Thrown Bowls

March 9, 2022 3:30 pm - March 23, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The March installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on developing wheel throwing skills for making bowls. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on March 9th, 16th, and 23rd. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

06
Apr
2022

Youth Pottery: Pinch Pot Animal Planters

April 6, 2022 3:30 pm - April 20, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The April installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on using the pinch method to create fun animal planters. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on April 6th, 13th, and 20th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

11
May
2022

Youth Pottery: Face Jugs

May 11, 2022 3:30 pm - May 25, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The May installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on using hand building techniques to create fun face jubs. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on May 11th, 18th, and 25th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

07
Sep
2022

Youth Pottery: Bowls, Bowls, Bowls!

September 7, 2022 3:30 pm - September 21, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The September installment invites our younger artists to help us fight hunger as part of our Empty Bowls project. Learn to throw bowls, have fun, and do it all for a good cause! This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on September 7th, 14th, and 21st. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

12
Oct
2022

Youth Pottery: Clay Pumpkins

October 12, 2022 3:30 pm - October 26, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

Join the Halloween fun! The October installment of our Youth Pottery series provides the opportunity to create clay pumpkins using the pinch pot method, then decorating our creations using cut outs and faces! This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on October 12th, 19th, and 26th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

02
Nov
2022

Youth Pottery: Christmas Ornaments & Clay Gingerbread Houses

November 2, 2022 3:30 pm - November 16, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

Get into the holiday spirit with the November installment of our Youth Pottery series! Learn to make lidded containers using the slab machine, a skill that can then be applied to creating your own Christmas ornaments and clay gingerbread houses. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on November 2nd, 9th, and 16th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

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Sunday; 12pm/Noon - 5pm

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Visit: 323 Franklin Road
Highlands, NC 28741 (Map It)

Call: 828-526-4949 (Main)
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This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Learn more at http://www.ncarts.org.

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Funded in part by a grant from South Arts
in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.