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August 2019

$40

Pottery Date Night

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until August 9.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: August 6
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Kim Clarke 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 potters’ wheel. Instructor Kim Clarke will walk you through the simple steps to throwing on the pottery wheel. 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.  

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$95

Fun Boxes with Cool Lids – Workshop

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm / Each Saturday, until August 10.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: August 7
Ages: 15+

This course will focus on making a fun box with something on top (head, rabbit, your choice!)  We will be using a slab method to construct the box.  Then go into the making of the top.  Surface techniques will be demonstrated.  Bring a box lunch or something to share.

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$15

Family Saturday Clay Day – Ice Cream Cone Spoon Rest

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am / Each Saturday, until August 17.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: August 8
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Instructor Anna Ellis will help you make a spoon rest in the shape of an ice cream cone.  Choose your flavor (color) of ice cream!

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September 2019

$85

Evening Raku Workshop with Brett Thomas & Mobile Raku

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday and Saturday, until September 28.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: August 27
Ages: 16+
Academy Center of the Arts

The Academy Center of the Arts is pleased to partner again with Brett Thomas of Mobile Raku in hosting a two day Raku workshop on Friday, September 27 from 6:00pm – 9:00 pm and Saturday, September 28 from 9:30am – 12:00pm at the Academy Center of the Arts. Class size is limited to 20 students, and each student may bring 4-5 pieces (raku clay only bisque cone 06), approximately 5” wide x 12” tall or smaller. Small tiles are acceptable however NO BOWLS OR SLABS It is recommended that students are either enrolled in a pottery class or have experience working with clay. If time allows, additional pieces may be fired after everyone has had a turn.  Brett will provide his glazes and materials for firing. Please register early; pieces need to made and bisque fired before September 20. Students should plan to glaze their pieces before September 27th (the Academy will provide glazes). Class tuition is $85 which includes a 25lb bag of raku clay.  Students currently not enrolled in Academy Center pottery classes will have access to the studio to make their pieces. Unused raku clay from this class can be saved for the next Raku workshop! Come join the…

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