Spring Clay Classes for Children & Teens


Build your child’s inner artist through the art of clay. Unplug with mud at Clay Art Center’s award winning weekly classes for children & teens ages 6 – 17. Focusing on wheel throwing, and sculpture, classes are taught by professional ceramic artists who specialize in kindling a passion for creativity in children. Your child will make friends, memories and art while expanding their imaginations and expressing themselves through clay. No experience is necessary – beginners and returning students are welcome!

FUNctional Pottery

Ages 6-9 | Sunday                   10:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

8 Weeks:                                 April 28th – June 23rd (no class May 12th May 26th)

Fee:  $180 Member | $200 Non Member

Put the FUN in functional pottery as we explore a variety of hand-building techniques to create pots for your home. Students will be encouraged to explore their own creativity and expand their imagination while personalizing each piece with sculpted elements or carved decorations. Using stamps, stencils and bright glossy glazes, students will decorate the surface of their pots, to complete their masterpiece.

Large and in Charge

Ages 9-13|Monday                 4:00P.M. – 6:00P.M

8 Weeks:                                 April 29 – June 24th (no class May 27th)

Fee: $180 Member, $200 Non-Member

Take your ceramic skills to the next level with long-term and large-scale artworks. With a special focus on animals from all around the world, or right in your living room, students will learn advanced techniques such as hollowed form sculpting, in addition to building on the basics. Explore dynamic surface decoration techniques using professional ceramic glazes to complete your sculptures.

Tween Wheel

Ages 10 -12|Sunday    1:00 P.M – 3:00 P.M

8 Weeks:                     April 28th – June 23rd (no class May 12th May 26th)

Ages 10 -12|Thursday             4:00 P.M – 6:00 P.M

8 Weeks:                     April 25th – June 13th

Fee:  $240 Member | $260 Non Member

Experience the best of both worlds, as you learn to work on the potter’s wheel and incorporate sculptural and hand-built additions. Throw pots on the wheel and alter them by hand to create fun and funky pieces. Finish your masterpieces with professional ceramic glazes.

 Teen Wheel

Ages 13 – 17|Sunday               12:30 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

8 Weeks:                                 April 28th – June 23rd (no class May 5th, May 26th)

Fee:  $240 Member | $260 Non Member

Find your center as you use the potter’s wheel to make cups, plates, bowls and more! Learn to throw pots both big and small from nurturing teaching-artists. Draw inspiration from demonstrations of pottery techniques and surface decoration with a focus on contemporary and historical ceramic art, and create works of your own to cherish for a lifetime.


Event Location and Ticket Information

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Clay Art Center
40 Beech Street
Port Chester, New York 10573
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - Monday, June 24, 2019
Times: All Day

Ticket pricing:

Presenter: Clay Art Center
Presenter Phone: 914-937-2047
Presenter Website: www.clayartcenter.org