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March 2019

$150

Wednesday Independent Studio VIII

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 8.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 17
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

For experienced potters looking for studio time but not necessarily instruction. Have access to pottery wheels, tools, glazes and firing and work at your own pace. Includes a 25lb. bag of clay with registration. 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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$200

Intermediate and Advanced Hand Building VIII

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Thursday, until May 9.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 18
Ages: 15+

Intermediate and more advanced students will learn hand building techniques with teacher Anna Ellis. Advanced students will continue to develop independent work supplemented with a demonstration each class. Demonstrations will cover use of under glazes, utilizing different techniques in a single piece, hand building larger, and complex forms. Students will be encouraged to develop a style with personal distinction motifs in order to complete a body of work by the end of the 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 or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not…

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$70

Raku Workshop with Kim Clarke

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm / Each Saturday, until March 23.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 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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$140

Introduction to Kiln Fired Glass XI

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Tuesday, until April 16.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 23
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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April 2019

$15

Family Saturday Clay Day: Yellow Rain Boot Vase

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm / Each Saturday, until April 6.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: April 4
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Spring flowers will need vases: Instructor Anna Ellis will teach students how to make a vase shaped like a Rain Boot! 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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$40

Pottery Date Night IV

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until April 12.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: April 10
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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May 2019

$15

Family Saturday Clay Day: Spring Chicken Rattles

May 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until May 11.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: May 10
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor Anna Ellis will show you how to make rattles shaped like chickens! 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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$40

Pottery Date Night V

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until May 17.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: May 15
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 hand building a May Flower Platter with handles. Appliqué flowers on a functional serving dish. Instructor Anna Ellis will walk you through the simple steps of hand building. 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.   SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. 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)…

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June 2019

$85

Raku Workshop with Brett Thomas, Mobile Raku

June 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm / Each Saturday, until June 15.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: May 25
Ages: 15+
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 one day Raku workshop on Saturday, June 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm 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. Tiles are acceptable however NO BOWLS OR SLABS.   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 June 12. One day 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 firing party! 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…

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