TAKE A CLASS

Virginia Secor Stranahan had a zest for learning & encouraged others to do so as well. Many of the Adult, Youth & Family classes listed monthly are offered by individuals in the community who want to share their knowledge & love for teaching. Please register below.

ADULT CLASSES

BASIC HERBAL PREPARATIONS

There are many forms in which plants can be used as food & medicine: teas, syrups, salves, poultices, etc. Learn the merits of various preparations & practical ways to use them in your daily life. Get hands-on experience in preparing a few concoctions to welcome the summer. Leader: Sarah Williams Limit: 15     Fee: $25.00 
Sun - May 31
2-4pm


CARVE A BOTTLE STOPPER: 18 yrs & older

Anyone can put the cork back in the half empty bottle, but you will carve a personalized bottle stopper. Carve a unique, decorative & useful stopper! Safety, sharpening & technique discussed. Tools, safety equipment & wood blanks provided. Leader: Jean McDonald Limit: 10     Fee: $25.00 
Sat - May 30
1:30-4:30pm


EVENING POTTERY-WOOD KILN TIPS

FEATURING: WOOD KILN TIPS Class provides intermediate & advance students individual attention & demonstrations on making pots for a wood kiln & glazing tips. PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 12     Fee: $18.00 
Thu - May 28
5:30-7:30pm


ADULT THROWING

Practice your skills on the wheel in this intensive study class. Individual attention, all levels welcomed & class is set around your individual goals. There will be several demos. Hour lunch break on your own. PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 5     Fee: $65.00 
Tue - Jun 30
9am-4pm


GARDEN ART POTTERY-FLOWER POTS

Make your flowers even prettier with clay flower pots. Use slab & extruded techniques. No experience required! Make unique garden inspired pieces using hand building techniques. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 12     Fee: $40.00 
Sat - Jun 20
2-4:30pm


SATURDAY POTTERY-CASSEROLE

FEATURING: CASSEROLE Class provides intermediate & advance students pottery skill instructions, individual attention & demonstrations. PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 15     Fee: $18.00 
Sat - Jun 20
9am-12pm


ADULT POTTERY: 18 yrs & older

A comprehensive adult pottery class!! This class is for adult beginners through advance potters. All levels welcome to experience in-depth clay work. We will teach pinch, slab, coil & extruder techniques. Learn the potter’s wheel & understand the techniques in glazing your pots. These skills will be used in a variety of clay projects. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 12     Fee: $120.00 
Mon - Jul 6, 13, 20, 27 Aug 3, 10
5:30-7:30pm


ADULT THROWING

Practice your skills on the wheel in this intensive study class. Individual attention, all levels welcomed & class is set around your individual goals. There will be several demos. Hour lunch break on your own. PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 5     Fee: $65.00 
Fri - Jul 24
9am-4pm


EVENING POTTERY-REFRESHER CLASS

Come spend the evening doing pottery with Julie. Get reacquainted with the studio - perfect for those who have not been to class & independent time for awhile! PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 9     Fee: $18.00 
Wed - Jul 22
5:30-7:30pm


POTTERY TOOL & JOURNAL WORKSHOP

Spend the day with The 577 Foundation Pottery staff! Julie, Christy & Connie will show you how to make your own pottery tools including handmade brushes, wood tools, ribs & many more! We will make an awesome hardcover pottery journal with cool embellishments/stamps/markers/paints. We will provide awesome ideas on how to use it for your pottery journal! All materials provided, you will leave with lots of tools & a wonderful journal to enjoy for years! Includes a catered lunch! Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 20     Fee: $80.00 
Sat - Jul 11
9am-4pm


ADULT THROWING

Practice your skills on the wheel in this intensive study class. Individual attention, all levels welcomed & class is set around your individual goals. There will be several demos. Hour lunch break on your own. PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 5     Fee: $65.00 
Thu - Aug 20
9am-4pm

Fri - Aug 28
9am-4pm


EVENING POTTERY-REFRESHER CLASS

Come spend the evening doing pottery with Julie. Get reacquainted with the studio - perfect for those who have not been to class & independent time for awhile! PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 10     Fee: $18.00 
Mon - Aug 24
5:30-7:30pm


SATURDAY POTTERY-BUCKETS

FEATURING: BUCKETS Class provides intermediate & advance students pottery skill instructions, individual attention & demonstrations. PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 15     Fee: $18.00 
Sat - Aug 22
9am-12pm


SATURDAY POTTERY-THROWING TIPS & TECHNIQUES

FEATURING: THROWING TIPS & TECHNIQUES Class provides intermediate & advance students pottery skill instructions, individual attention & demonstrations. PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 15     Fee: $18.00 
Sat - Aug 22
1:30-4:30pm


YOUTH AND FAMILY CLASSES

FAMILY POTTERY: Pre schl & K with adult

Adult & child make hand built pottery together or individually from demonstrations. Work with pinch, slab or extruded clay, decorate with colored slips. 577 will finish pieces with a clear glaze. BOTH ADULT AND CHILD MUST REGISTER FOR CLASS. Leader: Connie Vasbinder 577 Staff Limit: 11     Fee: $15.00 
Fri - May 29
9:30-11am


NURTURING NATURE-SUN: 2-5 yr olds & Adult

Celebrate the Sun. Did you know sunlight is all the colors of the rainbow? Experiment with water, play color Bing, make a rainbow keepsake & search outside for your favorite color. Leader: Sandy Gratop Limit: 10     Fee: $6.00 
Thu - May 28
10-11am


PARTNERS IN FUN-PIRATES:3-4 yr olds w/adult

Designed for preschoolers. Bring a grown up to join in the fun & help create beautiful art projects. Aye Matey! Let’s be pirates. Leader: Carole Jambard-Sweet Limit: 14     Fee: $5.00 
Tue - May 26
10-11am


FAMILY POTTERY: 1st-12th grd w/adult

You & your child will explore hand built pottery! We will demonstrate projects using techniques like coils, pinch, slab, extruded clay. You can make projects together or individually. Decorate with colored slips. 577 will finish pieces with a clear glaze. No experience necessary! BOTH ADULT AND CHILD MUST REGISTER FOR CLASS. Leader: Christy Cordell 577 Staff Limit: 11     Fee: $20.00 
Mon - Jun 29
10am-12pm

Mon - Jun 29
2-4pm


SLAB OF SUMMER: Entering K-2nd grd

Spend 5 mornings exploring clay! We will make tiles, plates, vases & pinch pots & get a chance to try the potters wheel! BRING: snack/drink for a break each day! Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 9     Fee: $75.00 
Mon - Jun 22 Tue -23 Wed -24 Thu -25 Fri -26
10-11:30am


FAMILY POTTERY: 1st-12th grd w/adult

You & your child will explore hand built pottery! We will demonstrate projects using techniques like coils, pinch, slab, extruded clay. You can make projects together or individually. Decorate with colored slips. We will finish pieces with a clear glaze. No experience necessary! BOTH ADULT AND CHILD MUST REGISTER FOR CLASS. Leader: Christy Cordell 577 Staff Limit: 11     Fee: $20.00 
Wed - Jul 8
10am-12pm

Wed - Jul 8
2-4pm


FAMILY POTTERY: Pre schl & K with adult

You & your child can make hand built pottery projects together or individually from demonstrations we will show! Work with coils, pinch, slab or extruded clay. Decorate with colored slips. We will finish pieces with a clear glaze. BOTH ADULT AND CHILD MUST REGISTER FOR CLASS. Leader: Connie Vasbinder 577 Staff Limit: 9     Fee: $15.00 
Mon - Jul 6
10-11:30am


SLAB OF SUMMER: Entering 3rd-5th grd

Spend 5 mornings exploring clay & making pots. With summer as our inspiration, we will use pinch, slab & extruded techniques & try the potters wheel! We will also learn about glazes & weather permitting, raku firing. BRING: snack/drink for a break each day! Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 12     Fee: $95.00 
Mon - Jul 13 Tue -14 Wed -15 Thu -16 Fri -17
10am-12pm


SLAB OF SUMMER: Entering 6th-12th grd

Spend 5 mornings exploring clay & making pots. With summer as our inspiration, we will use pinch, slab & extruded techniques & try the potters wheel! We will also learn about glazes & weather permitting, raku firing. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 13     Fee: $95.00 
Mon - Jul 27 Tue -28 Wed -29 Thu -30 Fri -31
10am-12pm


FAMILY POTTERY: 1st-12th grd w/adult

You & your child will explore hand built pottery! We will demonstrate projects using techniques like coils, pinch, slab, extruded clay. You can make projects together or individually. Decorate with colored slips. We will finish pieces with a clear glaze. No experience necessary! BOTH ADULT AND CHILD MUST REGISTER FOR CLASS. Leader: Christy Cordell 577 Staff Limit: 11     Fee: $20.00 
Wed - Aug 12
10am-12pm

Wed - Aug 12
2-4pm


FAMILY POTTERY: Pre schl & K with adult

You & your child can make hand built pottery projects together or individually from demonstrations we will show! Work with coils, pinch, slab or extruded clay. Decorate with colored slips. We will finish pieces with a clear glaze. BOTH ADULT AND CHILD MUST REGISTER FOR CLASS. Leader: Connie Vasbinder 577 Staff Limit: 10     Fee: $15.00 
Mon - Aug 31
10-11:30am