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.

Spring Flowers workshopSpring Workshop:
Saturday, May 26, 3-5 pm
Cost: $25/person

Come celebrate springtime in Union Project's ceramic studio, and turn April showers into flowers that bloom all year long!  
Learn ceramic hand-building skills and use them to sculpt and decorate clay flower...
Hands working with claySpring Session:
Sunday, June 3, 1-4 pm
Cost: $30/person
Do you enjoy listening to music or podcasts on your phone? Pump up the volume in this...

Summer Workshop:
Tuesday, June 12, 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...

Spring Workshop:
Friday, June 29, 7-10 pm
Cost: $75/pair or $45/person

Spend Friday night with buddies, drinking wine, in the studio! Grab a buddy or a date for three hours of clay and wine.  Everyone will have a chance to play on the wheel, and our instructor will also teach you a variety of handbuilding techniques!  Clay, wine, and firing costs are included in the fee.

To register for this workshop, you must complete the registration form below and submit payment online...

Monday Evening Beginner/Intermediate CeramicsSummer Session:
8 Mondays, July 9 - August 27
6-9 pm
Cost: $210

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...

Summer Session:
8 Thursdays, July 12 - August 30
6-9 pm

Cost: $210

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 ceramicsSummer Session:
8 Saturdays, July 14 - September 1, 9am -12pm
Cost: $210

If you have experience throwing on the wheel and want to take it to the next level, this class will help you advance your skills, explore new forms, and deepen your ceramics experience...

Summer Session:
Sunday, July 29, 1-3 pm
Cost: $25/person (all ages)
Pinch, slip, and score to create a whimsical, functional sculpture of your favorite animal, real or imagined. First, build a deep or shallow dish to hold your keys, spare change, candy, and more. Next, learn how to add feet, faces, ears, wings, and tails to bring your creation to...