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

ADULT THROWING-HALF DAY

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. PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 5     Fee: $40.00 
Fri - Jun 30
9am-12pm


RAKU POTTERY

A fun evening finishing your pots in this Japanese style firing! Enjoy a potluck (Bring dish to share!) PRE-REQUISITE: taken 577 Adult Pottery class & have 3-5 pots already bisque fired. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 15     Fee: $18.00 
Tue - Jun 27
5-9pm


SATURDAY POTTERY-BERRY & HERB COLANDERS

FEATURING: BERRY/HERB COLANDERS 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: $20.00 
Sat - Jun 24
1:30-4:30pm


SATURDAY POTTERY-BUTTER & CHEESE DISHES

FEATURING: BUTTER/CHEESE DISHES 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: $20.00 
Sat - Jun 24
9am-12pm


SUPERVISED INDIE POTTERY

Love independent pottery time but wish you could ask questions? Have a project you need guidance on while making it? Been awhile since you did indie time? Join Connie for some clay time! PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Connie Stose 577 Staff Limit: 8     Fee: $18.00 
Fri - Jun 30
4:30-6:30pm


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: $80.00 
Wed - Jul 5
9am-4pm


ADULT THROWING-HALF DAY

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. PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 5     Fee: $40.00 
Sat - Jul 8
1:30-4:30pm


CHRISTMAS IN JULY POTTERY

Make a cute thumbprint Christmas tree & a small snowman sculpture to go with it! Enjoy holiday music & cookies! We demonstrate and walk you through each step. We do the glazing for you! No experience needed. For a photo of projects, email jbeutler@577foundation.org.  Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 13     Fee: $45.00 
Sat - Jul 15
2-4:30pm


LIDDED POTS WHEEL DEMO

Julie Beutler, 25 years of pottery experience, will be demonstrating on the potter’s wheel the specifics of making lids on the wheel, she will show completed & in progress projects plus have a lids hand out. She will show you different styles, sizes, finished examples & answer your questions while you watch her throw. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 15     Fee: $10.00 
Fri - Jul 14
11am-12pm


POTTERY & COOKING

The first 3 classes make/glaze hand built kitchen inspired pots like plates, bowls & baking dishes. The 4th class, enjoy a cooking class (with recipes to keep) for the pots you made & eat our end results with a festive dinner party with our clay pieces! Beginners to advance students welcome! No cooking or pottery skills required! Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 13     Fee: $85.00 
Tue - Jul 11 Thu -13 Tue -25 Thu -27
5:30-7:30pm


SATURDAY POTTERY -PLATES & PLATTERS

FEATURING: PLATES/PLATTERS 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: $20.00 
Sat - Jul 15
9am-12pm


SATURDAY POTTERY-ANIMALS

FEATURING: ANIMALS 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: $20.00 
Sat - Jul 8
9am-12pm


SUPERVISED INDIE POTTERY

Love independent pottery time but wish you could ask questions? Have a project you need guidance on while making it? Been awhile since you did indie time? Join Connie for some clay time! PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Connie Stose 577 Staff Limit: 8     Fee: $18.00 
Mon - Jul 24
4:30-6:30pm


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 pots. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 12     Fee: $120.00 
Wed - Aug 23, 30 Sep 6, 13, 20, 27
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: $80.00 
Fri - Aug 25
9am-4pm


ADULT THROWING-HALF DAY

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. PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 5     Fee: $40.00 
Tue - Aug 29
1:30-4:30pm


EVENING POTTERY-COME GLAZE WITH JULIE

FEATURING: COME GLAZE WITH JULIE! Learn glaze techniques & practice on your pots or ours. Review wax, stains & best way to dip, pour and/or spray! PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 10     Fee: $18.00 
Mon - Aug 21
6-8pm


FALL INSPIRED POTTERY

Use the green leaves of summer, make a pretty slab dish for fall & make a lovely pinch pot pumpkin as we think of cooler days. Using hand building techniques, no experience in clay needed. 577 will finish pieces with a glaze/stain. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 13     Fee: $45.00 
Sat - Aug 19
2-4:30pm


RAKU POTTERY

A fun evening finishing your pots in this Japanese style firing! Enjoy a potluck (Bring a dish to share!) PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class & have 3-5 pots already bisque fired. Leader: Julie Beutler 577 Staff Limit: 15     Fee: $18.00 
Mon - Aug 28
5-9pm


SATURDAY POTTERY-MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

FEATURING: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 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: $20.00 
Sat - Aug 19
9am-12pm


SUPERVISED INDIE POTTERY

Love independent pottery time but wish you could ask questions? Have a project you need guidance on while making it? Been awhile since you did indie time? Join Connie for some clay time! PRE-REQUISITE: taken the 577 Adult Pottery class. Leader: Connie Stose 577 Staff Limit: 8     Fee: $18.00 
Thu - Aug 17
4:30-6:30pm


YOUTH AND FAMILY CLASSES

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: Connie Stose 577 Staff Limit: 10     Fee: $20.00 
Fri - Jun 23
10am-12pm

Wed - Jun 28
10am-12pm

Wed - Jun 28
2-4pm

Mon - Jul 10
10am-12pm

Mon - Jul 10
2-4pm

Fri - Jul 28
10am-12pm

Fri - Jul 28
2-4pm


FAMILY POTTERY: 4 yr olds-K & 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 Stose 577 Staff Limit: 13     Fee: $15.00 
Thu - Jul 6
10-11:30am


SLAB OF SUMMER: Entering 3rd-5th grd

Spend 5 mornings have fun with clay! With summer as our inspiration, we will use hand building techniques to make fun and creative projects! We also will be able to try the potter’s wheel! We will also learn about glazes & weather permitting, we will do a raku firing. Leader: Connie Stose 577 Staff Limit: 12     Fee: $95.00 
Mon - Jul 17 Tue -18 Wed -19 Thu -20 Fri -21
1:30-3:30pm


SLAB OF SUMMER: Entering 6th-12th grd

Fun in the summer time with clay! The students will use hand building techniques to make interesting projects using inspiration from summer as well as be able to try the potter’s wheel!  We will also learn about glazes & weather permitting, do a special outside firing (raku). Leader: Connie Stose 577 Staff Limit: 13     Fee: $95.00 
Mon - Jul 31 Tue - Aug 1 Wed -2 Thu -3 Fri -4
10am-12pm


SLAB OF SUMMER: Entering K-2nd grd

Spend 5 mornings exploring clay! We will make fun clay projects daily and also get a chance to try the potter’s wheel! BRING: snack/drink for a break each day! Leader: Connie Stose 577 Staff Limit: 12     Fee: $75.00 
Mon - Jul 17 Tue -18 Wed -19 Thu -20 Fri -21
9:30-11am


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. We will finish pieces with a clear glaze. No experience necessary! BOTH ADULT AND CHILD MUST REGISTER FOR CLASS. Leader: Connie Stose 577 Staff Limit: 11     Fee: $20.00 
Mon - Aug 7
10am-12pm

Mon - Aug 7
2-4pm

Sun - Aug 20
10am-12pm

Sun - Aug 20
2-4pm


FAMILY POTTERY: 4 yr olds-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 Stose 577 Staff Limit: 10     Fee: $15.00 
Thu - Aug 31
10-11:30am