CVCA hosting pottery classes for all ages and all skill levels

FILE PHOTO - LAGUNA BEACH, CA AUG 31, 2008: A potter works on a bowl on a potter's wheel at the Annual Laguna Beach Sawdust Art Festival.

LOGAN, UT — Create and explore the ceramic art form. Registration is now open for the Summer Ceramic Classes. CVCA offers pottery classes for all ages and abilities. Summer classes begin June 3 and run through July 5, 2013. Ceramics classes are a fun way for children and adults to explore different pottery techniques from hand-building to wheel throwing essentials. Ceramic classes are a great summer activity in addition to providing the perfect opportunity to get your hands dirty. For class times and details, visit Cache Valley Center for the Arts online at www.cachearts.org.

Enrich your child’s life with clay! CVCA offers four different camps for kids ages 5-12 throughout the summer. Registration for each two-day camp costs $32.50 (2 classes, included materials) or $115 (8 classes & materials). Sign up for one camp or all four. All completed works will be fired, not glazed. The Children’s Summer Play with Clay! Camps will be held June 3 & 4, June 17 & 18, June 24 & 25 or July 1 & 2 from 11 AM to 1 PM.

Pre-Teens and Teens can take a summer four-day wheel throwing camp. Pre-Teen and Teen classes are held at 1 PM to 3 PM or 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM on June 3 through 6, June 17 through 20, June 24 through 27 or July 1-3 and 5. Registration for each week is $50 (4 classes) plus $15 for materials and 25 lbs of clay. Or $190 for all four weeks (includes materials). Glazing is not included. Teens will have the option of signing up for a special glazing class on either July 3 or July 5. Glazing is $13 per class, registration required.

If you have been waiting for the perfect time to take a ceramics class to refresh your skills or turnout a few new pieces, take a summer adult ceramics class. CVCA offers two adult class times to work around busy summer schedules. This class is perfect for all skill levels, from beginning hand-building to advanced wheel throwing, ceramics is the perfect place to hone your skills. Sign up for as little as two days or up to eight days. The adult classes are held June 5 – 6, June 13, June 19-20, June 26-27, and July 3rd. Each two-day session costs $40 (includes 25 lbs of clay) or $115 for all 8 classes (includes 25 lbs of clay and special glazing class).

Glazing is optional, registration required Students will have the opportunity to create a finished look by glazing pieces created in a previous class on July 3 or July 5 for $13 per class. Pre-teen, teen and adults registered for one to three weeks will need to sign-up in advance. Adults registered for all eight classes will be enrolled in the ceramic glazing class held on July 3.

Ceramics at the Center and CVCA Art Camp are held at the Bullen Center. Classes fill up quickly so register early at the CVCA Ticket Office (10 AM-5:30 PM), 43 South Main, by calling us at 435-752-0026 or online at www.cachearts.org. Additional materials and clay may be purchased as needed.

Did you know that CVCA Ceramics hosts private and group lessons? CVCA Ceramics can create a fun opportunity to bond with your family or celebrate a birthday, book a private ceramics party at the Center by calling 435-752-0026 to schedule your next occasion.

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