Classes & Workshops

~~ Spring Ceramics Classes  ~~
 Run 11 Weeks: April 2 - June 16, 2018
(Click on class titles to register)

Beginning & Intermediate Wheel MON AM

This class is designed for the beginner and intermediate levels.  Focus will be on beginning wheel throwing techniques such as centering, opening, pulling, shaping, trimming, and finishing, as well as five glaze applications.Once students feel they're ready, intermediate level projects will include, but not be limited to, decorative projects such as dinnerware, teapots, wall hangings, lidded jars, casseroles, clocks, lamps, etc.  Clay will be provided as needed, up to 75 lbs. along with unlimited open studio time. Ages 16 and up.

MON 10a-1p 
Instructor: 
Mike Kuhn 
Runs 4/2/18-6/11/18
Regular Cost: $255
Regular Member or Senior: $245
Regular Senior Member: $235


Click on the class title to register; production potters, please register accordingly.


Intermediate | Advanced Wheel Throwing TUE AM
This class combines fun, practical knowledge, and a concise approach to pottery making on the wheel. We will cover a large number of thrown forms and a variety of ways to decorate and enhance them, including carving, faceting, altering, and assembling. We will cover different types of lids and spouts, along with slips and glazing. Students will also have the opportunity to create their own handmade tools. Prior experience required. Clay will be provided as needed, up to 75 lbs.  along with unlimited open studio time. 
TUE 10a-1p
Instructor: A
ndrew Kail
Runs 4/3/18 - 6/12/18
Regular Cost: $255
Regular Member or Senior: $245
Regular Senior Member: $235


Click on the class title to register; production potters, please register accordingly.

Save with our Early Bird Discount, good through 2/24/18!





New!

Exploring Raku & Other Firing Techniques - WED PM

Are you ready to expand your creative horizons and have your objects change, develop, morph and transform? 

In this class, we will be exploring several types of Raku firing. You will learn different surface treatments such as horsehair, feathers, naked raku, saggar firing, ferric chloride surface treatments, and other bare clay techniques. 

Students will also have the option of working on conventional wheel and handbuilt projects. 

Clay will be provided as needed, up to 75 lbs. along with unlimited open studio time. Ages 16 and up.

WED 7p-10p 
Instructor: Mike Kuhn

Runs 4/4/18 - 6/13/18
Regular Cost: $255
Regular Member or Senior: $245
Regular Senior Member: $235


Click on the class title to register; production potters, please register accordingly.

Saturday AM Clay & Coffee

What better way to start the weekend than with a cup of coffee and clay? Intermediate and advanced students will learn a variety of skills for both wheel throwing and hand building.  Demos will vary depending on the interest of students. Class projects will be student-driven. Clay will be provided as needed, up to 75 lbs., along with unlimited open studio time.  Ages 16 and up.
SAT 10a-1p
Instructor: Andrew Kail

Runs 4/7/18 - 6/16/18

Regular Cost: $255
Regular Member or Senior: $245
Regular Senior Member: $235


Click on the class title to register; production potters, please register accordingly.

Save with our Early Bird Discount, good through 2/24/18!



Intermediate | Advanced Ceramics TUE PM 
This class will explore various decorating techniques such as carving, faceting, and image transfer.  We’ll explore altering and assembling techniques and experiment with slips and stains. We’ll practice throwing off the hump and work on projects such as lidded vessels, various vases and bowls, and try our hand at throwing large forms on the wheel. Glazing techniques will also be explored such as multi-layering, stone glazing, bubble glazing, and more. Raku firings will be available upon request.
Clay will be provided as needed, up to 75 lbs.  along with unlimited open studio time. Ages 16 and up. Prior experience required.
TUE 7p-10pm
Instructor: Jodie Rozycki
Runs 4/3/18 - 6/12/18

Regular Cost: $255
Regular Member or Senior: $245
Regular Senior Member: $235

Click on the class title to register; production potters, please register accordingly.

Save with our Early Bird Discount, good through 2/24/18!


Open Instruction THU AM


This class is for students interested in wheel throwing or hand building, who want time to focus on their own set of goals and ideas. Demos will vary from class to class depending on the interest of the students. This class is for intermediate to advanced students. Clay will be provided as needed, up to 75 lbs. along with unlimited open studio time.
THU 10a-1p
Instructor:
Mike Kuhn
Runs 4/5/18 - 6/14/18

Regular Cost: $255
Regular Member or Senior: $245
Regular Senior Member: $235

Click on the class title to register; production potters, please register accordingly.


Save with our Early Bird Discount, good through 2/24/18!

 

Pottery Wheel Trial Lesson

We are offering a two-hour pottery experience on the potter's wheel. This session will introduce you to the basic skills of working with clay on the potter’s wheel through demonstrations and the help you need to guide you through this hands-on experience. The lesson will include all the tools and clay you will need. No previous experience is required. At the end of the session you can choose the glaze of your choice and the MAC will complete it and let you know when it's ready. Ages 16 and up.

Call 734.266.3500 to register, pay, and schedule your pottery trial.  Bring a friend!

One person: $75

2 or more people: $65 each


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Open Studio
Open Studio is a non-instructional time for enrolled students to practice what they've learned in their classes independently.  Hours are subject to change depending the number of classes running.
Open Studio hours are posted on our Home Page. Click HERE to view.









Open Instruction WED AM
This class is for students interested in wheel throwing or hand building, who want time to focus on their own set of goals and ideas. Demos will vary from class to class depending on the interest of the students. This class is for intermediate to advanced students. Prior experience is necessary. 
Clay will be provided as needed, up to 75 lbs. along with unlimited open studio time.
WED 10a-1p
Instructor: Jodie Rozycki

Runs: 4/4/18 - 6/13/18

Regular Cost: $255
Regular Member or Senior: $245
Regular Senior Member: $235

Click on the class title to register; production potters, please register accordingly.

Save with our Early Bird Discount, good through 2/24/18!


Beginning | Intermediate Ceramics THU PM

Focus will be on basic hand-building techniques such as coil, slab, and the use of the clay extruder, and beginning wheel throwing techniques such as centering, opening, pulling, shaping, trimming, and finishing, as well as five glaze applications. Intermediate students will be learning more advanced decorative projects such as dinnerware, lidded jars, casseroles, goblets, etc.  Clay will be provided as needed, up to 75 lbs., along with unlimited open studio time. A beginning clay tool kit will be available for purchase on site. Ages 16 and up.
THU 7p-10p
Instructor:  Jaclyn Crawford
Runs 4/5/18 - 6/14/18


Regular Cost: $255
Regular Member or Senior: $245
Regular Senior Member: $235

Click on the class title to register!

Save with our Early Bird Discount, good through 2/24/18!




 
 
 
 
 

Workshops 



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Members receive 50% off of posted workshops in addition to other perks. For Membership information, click HERE.

~~ Memberships  ~~


MAC Membership: $75/year (Individual)


Become a MAC Member and receive the following discounts:

  • Discounts on classes
  • Workshops 50% off
  • 15% off tools and clay purchases
  • 25 lbs of MAC Clay   
  • Free MAC promotional item       

Please note that the membership discounts only apply to the person whose name is on the membership card.

 
 
 
 
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