Ceramics Classes

Union Project's ceramics classes encourage the making of both hand-made objects and connections among people. Your class registration furthers UP's mission to use our space to bring people together to connect, create, and celebrate.

The online registration form is located within each class listing. After you submit the form, you will be to submit payment via Paypal. Your spot is not secured until payment is received. All materials and supplies are included in class price. Ceramic toolkits are available for $20.

Refund policy: Refunds may be issued if requested at least two weeks prior to class start date. There will be no refunds issued within two weeks of start date. A $20 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds.

Class make-up policy: Class participants are able to make up one missed class during an Open Studio session. The missed class must be made up before the last class of the session.

Have an idea for a class you'd like Union Project to offer, please share it with Milo Berezin at milo@unionproject.org.

Summer Workshop:
Tuesday, August 22, 6-9 pm
Cost: $40/person

Always wanted to try your hand at the potter's wheel? Need a quick refresher on that ceramics class you took in high school?

Join us for a creative evening playing on the potter's wheel. Participants will learn the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel. Led by an experienced teaching artist, this fun and informative workshop is designed for those who are...

Fall Session: 
8 Tuesdays, August 29 - October 17, 6-9 pm
Kiln firing October 20 - 22, kiln unload Oct 29

Cost: $300

Create functional and sculptural ceramics - then experience wood firing first hand!

This class is suitable for students at any level. Students will create a body of work to be fired in the Union Project wood kiln located in the Laurel Highlands near Mt. Pleasant, PA. Students will be encouraged to produce hand...

Fall Session:
10 Thursdays, September 14 - November 16, 6-9 pm
Cost: $255

Whether you already have a little experience in clay, or are just starting out – this class will give you an introduction to the fundamentals of wheel-throwing and hand-building. If you’ve already learned the basics and want to improve your proficiency, this class will challenge you and help you expand your knowledge or refresh your skills. Your instructor, Mark Vander Heide, will focus on teaching...

Saturday Morning intermediate/advanced ceramicsFall Session:
10 Saturdays, September 16 - November 18, 9am -12pm
Cost: $255

Whether you already have a little experience in clay, or are just starting out – this class will give you an introduction to the fundamentals of wheel-throwing and hand...