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Guild Members: Megan Gray, Sunny Brinson, Tiffany Martin, Caitlin Gates, Yvonne Brunot, Brandy LaMotte

Pottery@rutlandmint.org


Tools


  • Five wheels
  • Two Kilns
  • Up to cone 6!
  • Slab Roller

Upcoming events

    • 05/07/2024
    • 05/28/2024
    • 4 sessions
    • 0
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    Working with the Wheel

    Learn to use the potters wheel in our new Pottery Lab while you make your own one-of-a-kind drinking vessel.  No previous experience is required for this class, but some knowledge in ceramics could be beneficial. 

    In this class you will learn how to:

    • work with a potters wheel
    • center your clay
    • throw a vessel
    • add a foot to the bottom of your pot
    • attach a handle
    • get your pottery ready for firing
    • glaze and treat the surface
    • plus, you'll get a general overview of how to use an electric kiln

    At the end of this class you will walk away with either the perfect gift or your new favorite mug!

    This is a four week class starting May 7th through May 28th

    • 05/24/2024
    • 05/31/2024
    • 2 sessions
    • The MINT, 112 Quality Ln
    • 10
    Register


    Introduction to Clay: Beads, Buttons & Jewelry

    Join us at the MINT for a two-part session on making small pieces that can become wearable art!

    During the first session, Caitlin will guide you through making beads, buttons, pendants, and earrings our of clay.

    During the second session you will glaze your creations.

    No previous clay experience is required, all skill levels are welcome!

        Participants should bring:

        • Clothes you don't mind getting messy

        Instructor: Caitlin

        Friday, May 24th 10AM-12PM

        Friday, May 31st 10AM-12PM

        Fees:

        • $45 for MINT members
        • $60 for not-yet members*

        Fee includes all materials needed

        *Not-yet Members may take this or any other class at The MINT. Become a Member to gain independent access to our shops outside of class time.

        • 06/02/2024
        • 06/11/2024
        • 3 sessions
        • 112 Quality Lane
        • 0
        Join waitlist


        Bowls on the Wheel!

        In this class, we will learn:

        -how to work with a potter's wheel

        -how to center your clay

        -how to throw a basic form

        -how to glaze your piece


        Dates:

        Sunday June 2nd: 6PM-8PM

        Tuesday June 4th 6PM-8PM

        Sunday June 9th 6PM-8PM



        • 06/18/2024
        • 06/27/2024
        • 3 sessions
        • 112 Quality Lane
        • 4
        Register


        WHEEL-Y FUN POTTERY!

        We are looking for youth, ages 12-15 who want to make some pottery! In this 3-session class, you will learn to use the potter's wheel, and take home at least one hand thrown item.

        All experience levels are welcome, we will teach the basics and/or build on existing skillsets!

        In this class, we will learn:

        -To work with a potter's wheel

        -center your clay

        -throw a basic form

        -design and decorate your piece

        -glaze your piece


        Dates:

        June 18th, 3PM-5PM

        June 20th, 3PM-5PM

        June 27th, 3PM-5PM


        This program is made possible through grant funding, administered by VT Afterschool. There is no cost for participation!


        • 07/16/2024
        • 07/25/2024
        • 3 sessions
        • 112 Quality Lane
        • 4
        Register


        WHEEL-Y FUN POTTERY!

        We are looking for youth, ages 12-15 who want to make some pottery! In this 3-session class, you will learn to use the potter's wheel, and take home at least one hand thrown item.

        All experience levels are welcome, we will teach the basics and/or build on existing skillsets!

        In this class, we will learn:

        -To work with a potter's wheel

        -center your clay

        -throw a basic form

        -design and decorate your piece

        -glaze your piece


        Dates:

        July 16th, 3PM-5PM

        July 18th, 3PM-5PM

        June 25th, 3PM-5PM


        This program is made possible through grant funding, administered by VT Afterschool. There is no cost for participation!


        • 08/13/2024
        • 08/23/2024
        • 3 sessions
        • 112 Quality Lane
        • 4
        Register


        WHEEL-Y FUN POTTERY!

        We are looking for youth, ages 12-15 who want to make some pottery! In this 3-session class, you will learn to use the potter's wheel, and take home at least one hand thrown item.

        All experience levels are welcome, we will teach the basics and/or build on existing skillsets!

        In this class, we will learn:

        -To work with a potter's wheel

        -center your clay

        -throw a basic form

        -design and decorate your piece

        -glaze your piece


        Dates:

        August 13th, 3PM-5PM

        August 15th, 3PM-5PM

        August 23rd, 3PM-5PM


        This program is made possible through grant funding, administered by VT Afterschool. There is no cost for participation!


      A place for tinkerers, makers, and small businesses to have space, contacts, and equipment to thrive. If you possess a passion for creating and making, a MINT membership is for you.

          
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