Pottery

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes. All adult students must purchase clay.

Only artwork created at the Fitton Center with clay purchased through the Fitton Center may be fired in our kilns.

Summer I

Summer 2 Session: July 6 – August 14, 2020

Registration Opens June 22, 2020

Summer 1 Session: Cancelled

Summer I

Fall I

September 21 – October 30, 2020

Register by September 14th to save $5.00 on each class!

Fall II

November 2 – December 12, 2020

Register by October 26th to save $5.00 on each class!

Fall I Classes

Registration Opens September 8, 2020

 

Youth Pottery

Age: 6-9

Instructor: Carol Waldorf

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Fall Session I: September 22 – October 27, 2020

Explore the endless possibilities of clay while developing your artistic abilities. Discover hand-building techniques such as coiling and slab building. Create original tiles, sculptures, pinch pots, and other useful decorative items. Learn how to finish projects with underglazes and glazes and take home your very own works of art!

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

Wheel Throwing

Age: Adults

Instructor: Rebecca Rohr                 

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Mondays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Fall Session I: September 21 – October 26, 2020

For those who are new to the pottery wheel or just haven’t done it in a while! Begin by centering clay on the pottery wheel and then learn to create basic pottery forms. Explore glazing and decorating techniques to apply to finished work. Advanced students are also welcome.

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

Pre-Teen Pottery

Age: 10-13

Instructor: Kate Toensmeyer

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Wednesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Fall Session I: September 23 – October 28, 2020

Dig into clay as you learn hand-building techniques such as slab building, coiling, and pinch pots. Create sculptures, tiles, vessels, and free choice projects. Students will have a chance to try the pottery wheel with help from the instructor. Painting and glazing techniques will also be covered.

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

Afternoon Pottery Studio

Age: Adults

Instructor: Julie Blair            

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 12:00 p.m.  – 2:00 p.m.

Fall Session I: September 22 – October 27, 2020

Learn a variety of clay techniques including wheel throwing. Bring in ideas and images of what you would like to create and receive guidance on how to best make your plans a reality. Both beginner and advanced clay students are encouraged to build a community by sharing tips and tricks!

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

Creative Teen Pottery

Age: 13-17

Instructor: Carol Waldorf

$90/members, $110/non-members

 

Wednesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Fall Session I: September 23 – October 28, 2020

Plan your own unique clay project and then learn the pottery techniques needed to make it happen! Emphasis will be on the individual experience, with personalized guidance from the instructor. Use strategies like coiling, slab work, sculpture, and basic pottery wheel skills to bring your visions to life.

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

Functional Pottery

Age: Adults

Instructor: Linda Hanson

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Fall Session I: September 22 – October 27, 2020

Take your skills to the next level by creating beautiful utilitarian pottery using the slab hand-building method and tons of pattern and texture! Projects will be students’ choice and individual innovations are highly encouraged. Explore glaze and underglaze techniques, altering, stamping, and sgraffito. Students will be challenged to expand their pottery expertise while enjoying an evening with fellow clay lovers.

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

 

Fall II Classes

Registration Opens September 8, 2020

Youth Pottery

Age: 6-9

Instructor: Carol Waldorf

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Fall Session II: November 3 – December 8, 2020

Explore the endless possibilities of clay while developing your artistic abilities. Discover hand-building techniques such as coiling and slab building. Create original tiles, sculptures, pinch pots, and other useful decorative items. Learn how to finish projects with underglazes and glazes and take home your very own works of art!

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

Wheel Throwing

Age: Adults

Instructor: Rebecca Rohr                 

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Mondays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Fall Session II: November 2 – December 7, 2020

For those who are new to the pottery wheel or just haven’t done it in a while! Begin by centering clay on the pottery wheel and then learn to create basic pottery forms. Explore glazing and decorating techniques to apply to finished work. Advanced students are also welcome.

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

Pre-Teen Pottery

Age: 10-13

Instructor: Kate Toensmeyer

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Wednesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Fall Session II: November 4 – December 9, 2020

Dig into clay as you learn hand-building techniques such as slab building, coiling, and pinch pots. Create sculptures, tiles, vessels, and free choice projects. Students will have a chance to try the pottery wheel with help from the instructor. Painting and glazing techniques will also be covered.

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

Afternoon Pottery Studio

Age: Adults

Instructor: Julie Blair            

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 12:00 p.m.  – 2:00 p.m.

Fall Session II: November 3 – December 8, 2020

Learn a variety of clay techniques including wheel throwing. Bring in ideas and images of what you would like to create and receive guidance on how to best make your plans a reality. Both beginner and advanced clay students are encouraged to build a community by sharing tips and tricks!

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

Creative Teen Pottery

Age: 13-17

Instructor: Carol Waldorf

$90/members, $110/non-members

 

Wednesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Fall Session II: November 4 – December 9, 2020

Plan your own unique clay project and then learn the pottery techniques needed to make it happen! Emphasis will be on the individual experience, with personalized guidance from the instructor. Use strategies like coiling, slab work, sculpture, and basic pottery wheel skills to bring your visions to life.

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

Functional Pottery

Age: Adults

Instructor: Linda Hanson

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Fall Session II: November 3 – December 8, 2020

Take your skills to the next level by creating beautiful utilitarian pottery using the slab hand-building method and tons of pattern and texture! Projects will be students’ choice and individual innovations are highly encouraged. Explore glaze and underglaze techniques, altering, stamping, and sgraffito. Students will be challenged to expand their pottery expertise while enjoying an evening with fellow clay lovers.

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

PURCHASING TICKETS

Tickets for events and performances can be purchased:

  • In person at the front desk during business hours

  • By phone at 513 863 8873, ext. 110

  • By mail, with a ticket order form to 101 S. Monument Avenue, Hamilton OH, 45011

  • Online at fittoncenter.org

  • At the Fitton Center Box Office one hour prior to each performance

  • If accessible seating accommodations are needed, please call the front office when ordering tickets.

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BUILDING HOURS

The Fitton Center is currently closed to public and guests, without an appointment or class registration.

Appointments can be made by calling 513 863 8873 x110

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday - Friday : 9:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday: Closed 
Sunday: Closed

GALLERY HOURS

The Fitton Center Galleries are currently closed.

CONTACT THE FITTON CENTER

Phone: 513 863 8873, ext. 110
Email: frontdesk@fittoncenter.org

101 S Monument Ave, Hamilton, OH 45011