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January 2019

$15

Family Saturday Clay Day: Let it Snow Mugs

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until January 19.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 18
Ages: 5+

Instructor Anna Ellis will help students make mugs just in time for a hot beverage on a cold day! REFUND POLICY Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$200

Pottery Basics & Beyond VII

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Monday, until March 11.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 19
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun and casual class, taught by instructor Kim Clarke. You will get some tips and tricks that will help you create some beautiful pottery! This is a great way for you to take a break and explore your creative side in this fun introduction to clay. No experience needed!”   SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web,…

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$80

Workshop: Plaster Forms and Clay

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until January 26.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 24
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Learn how to create plaster texture slabs and drop molds to expand your clay forms. Participants will create two (2) one piece forms out plaster for personal studio exploration and one (1) piece to aid in the studios community development.  These forms will further the vocabulary of the hand-built clay form. The forms themselves will be created through the use of found objects sculpted forms. One day class with instructor, Justin Rice     REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued.     PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.…

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February 2019

$15

Family Saturday Clay Day: Heart Plate

February 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until February 2.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: January 31
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Students will make Heart shaped plates in honor of Valentine’s Day, with instructor Anna Ellis. REFUND POLICY Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$60

Workshop: Glaze Surface and Experimentation

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm / Each Saturday, until February 9.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 7
Ages: 15+

Get more out of your glaze surface through technique experimentation with instructor Justin Rice. Individuals will participate in wax resist, layering, bulb syringe and syphon blowing demonstrations. The goal of this class is to bring awareness to the finished fired surface in relation to the clay form. Participants will create a variety of test tiles and catalogue their finding in order to create new paths in further studio development. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$40

Pottery Date Night II

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until February 15.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 13
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

Go ahead and get a little dirty on Friday night! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to join us at The Academy Center of the Arts Pottery Studio for an evening of fun, romance and throwing on the potter’s wheel.  Instructor Kim Clarke will walk you through the simple steps to throwing on the pottery wheel.  Have something to remember your special Date night for many years! Beer, wine, light snacks, clay and tools are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty. Preregistration is required. Please register online, but if you have any additional questions contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 434-528-3256 x127 for more information. The $40 fee is per person and the event is for adults ages 18 and over. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the…

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$140

Introduction to Kiln Fired Glass X

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 12.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 17
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Acquire glass cutting skills and learn the basics of firing and slumping while creating projects in glass. Possible projects include sun catchers, bowls, vases and many others. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$70

Raku Workshop with Kim Clarke

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm / Each Saturday, until February 23.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 21
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Join Kim Clarke on this first of a series of Raku Workshops at the May Carter Pottery Studio.  Students may bring 4-5 bisque pieces not taller than 12″ and no wider than 6″.  (no plates or bowls please).  If you have any questions please contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 528-3256, ext. 127.  This class is limited to 7 students. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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March 2019

$150

Mosaic Madness IV

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm / Each Wednesday, until April 10.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 3
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

In this fun and fully interactive class, learn to make your own mosaic art pieces, with instructor, Kim Clarke. We will be working using the direct method. Choose from several project bases (mirror, address number plaques, frames etc). All bases and materials are included, along with colored glass, adhesives and grout. Use the wide array of colored glass and mirror tiles provided or bring in your own tiles, bases other fun items that can be used in mosaics. Great for beginners. **A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor on the first night of class. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class…

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$15

Family Saturday Clay Day: March Winds Wind Chime

March 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until March 9.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 7
Ages: 5+

Instructor Anna Ellis will teach students how to make clay wind chimes. REFUND POLICY Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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