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Courses for Pottery, in the winter at the Nepean Visual Arts Centre

No instruction provided. Previous experience in any Nepean Visual Arts Centre pottery class is required. Participants must bring their own clay and tools. All clay MUST be purchased at the NVAC for a per bag fee.
  • Mon, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 7-Apr 8, $162.75 1185839
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 15-Apr 9, $162.75 1185850
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 16-Apr 10, $162.75 1185853
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Jan 16-Apr 10, $162.75 1185874
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 17-Apr 11, $162.75 1185883
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Jan 17-Apr 11, $162.75 1185890
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 18-Apr 12, $162.75 1185897
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
No instruction provided. Previous experience in any Nepean Visual Arts Centre pottery class is required. Participants must bring their own clay and tools. All clay MUST be purchased at the NVAC for a per bag fee.
  • Mon, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 7-Apr 8, $162.75 1186305
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 15-Apr 9, $162.75 1186317
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 16-Apr 10, $162.75 1186320
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Jan 16-Apr 10, $162.75 1186453
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Jan 17-Apr 11, $162.75 1186583
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 17-Apr 11, $162.75 1186588
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 18-Apr 12, $162.75 1186610
    19 yrs+, 12 classes,   Register >
Ever wonder what it's like to throw on the potter's wheel?  Come alone or grab a friend and spend an fun afternoon learning how to center clay and make a couple of pots ! Supplies provided.
Create unique, functional and beautiful clay pieces for your home! Serving dishes, lamp bases, planters, jewelry boxes, vases, birdfeeders – the possibilities are endless. Learn basic handbuilding techniques: coil, slab and pinch pot methods. All levels welcome.
  • Mon, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 14-Apr 1, $284.75 1186781
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Jan 15-Mar 26, $284.75 1186787
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Learn Wheel 1 throwing techniques and explore a variety of handbuilding methods like the slab roller and coils, to make functional forms. Surface decoration and glazing techniques will be covered.
  • Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Jan 18-Mar 29, $284.75 1186791
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Get messy with your little ones! Create a unique pottery piece together using simple handbuilding forms and techniques. Discover coils, slabs and pinching techniques. Recommended one adult per child.  Separate registration for each adult and child(ren).
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Jan 20-Feb 17, $114.00 1186819
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Feb 24-Mar 31, $114.00 1186824
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 20-Feb 17, $114.00 1186897
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Feb 24-Mar 31, $114.00 1186902
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
Explore handbuilding construction techniques with a heavy emphasis on additional sculptural elements like the use of proportion and plane. Class is tailored appropriately to participant’s level. Some experience with clay is recommended.
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 16-Mar 27, $284.75 1188025
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Do you have a special wheel work project in mind, but don’t know how to make it a reality? Our instructor will mentor you through to a finished product. Intermediate to advanced potters only.
  • Mon, 9:30 am-noon, Jan 14-Apr 1, $284.75 1186924
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Create basic vessel forms such as cylinders and bowls. Glazing, decorative techniques and application of handles will be introduced.
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 16-Mar 27, $284.75 1187015
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 17-Mar 28, $284.75 1187036
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 9:30 am-noon, Jan 15-Mar 26, $284.75 1187037
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Create pieces such as cylinders, plates and bowls. More advanced techniques: forming lids, surface decoration (carving and painting) with underglaze techniques, will be introduced.
  • Mon, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 14-Apr 1, $341.75 1187049
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Learn wheel throwing techniques to create projects together in a freely creative environment. Discover how to throw on a potter’s wheel, trim, decorate and glaze. Recommended one adult per child.  Separate registration for each adult and child(ren).
  • Sun,Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Jan 20-Mar 31, $205.00 1187981
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Create sculptures and unique projects using traditional handbuilding techniques. Surface decorations, textures and glazing techniques will be introduced. Use your clay masterpiece at home.
  • Sat, 9 am-10:30 am, Jan 19-Mar 30, $211.75 1187932
    8 yrs-12 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11 am-12:30 pm, Jan 19-Mar 30, $211.75 1187936
    8 yrs-12 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
Get messy with your little ones! Create a unique pottery piece together using simple handbuilding forms and techniques. Discover coils, slabs and pinching techniques. Recommended one adult per child.  Separate registration for each adult and child(ren).
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Jan 20-Feb 17, $101.00 1187940
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Feb 24-Mar 31, $101.00 1187943
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 20-Feb 17, $101.00 1187948
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Feb 24-Mar 31, $101.00 1187956
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
Learn wheel throwing techniques to create projects together in a freely creative environment. Discover how to throw on a potter’s wheel, trim, decorate and glaze. Recommended one adult per child.  Separate registration for each adult and child(ren).
  • Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Jan 20-Mar 31, $201.75 1187053
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
Introduction to wheel throwing techniques. Create basic vessel forms such as cylinders and bowls. Glazing, decorative techniques and application of handles will be introduced.
  • Sat, 10 am-noon, Jan 19-Mar 30, $281.25 1187990
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 19-Mar 30, $281.25 1188000
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
Map location of Nepean Visual Arts Centre
Nepean Visual Arts Centre
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828