Pottery II: August - October

Thu, August 15 2019, 9:00 AM - Thu, October 10 2019, 9:00 PM [EST]

102 South 10th Street, Lafayette, Indiana, 47905, United States

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Thu, August 15 2019, 9:00 AM - Thu, October 10 2019, 9:00 PM [EST]

Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 South 10th Street, Lafayette, Indiana, 47905, United States.

POTTERY II: Intermediate Clay for Adults (21+)



Thursdays (9 sessions)

August 15 - October 10

9:00 am - 12:00 pm


6:00 - 9:00 pm

Enrollment minimum: 6, Enrollment maximum: 12

Class Fee $220 (Museum members: $198)

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Class Fee includes 25 lbs stoneware clay (porcelain may be used for an additional $5) and studio glazes, firings, and use of all tools, and studio equipment. Additional clay is available for purchase. Current prices are listed in the studio. 

NOTE: Missed classes due to vacation or illness can be made up during open studio times or by special arrangement with instructors.


About the Class: Pottery II for Adults is a 9-session intermediate-level clay class where you will focus on and expand on skills and techniques learned in Pottery I. Pottery II students work semi-independently on a series of broad assignment options which help them develop new insights into clay as an art form.





•  may focus on either wheel or handbuilding, or both.

•  with the instructors, set individual learning goals for their area(s) of interest.

•  have the option to work in various stoneware and porcelain clay bodies.

•  work to develop excellent craftsmanship and to demonstrate an awareness of the elements & principles of design in their clay work.

•  explore advanced pottery construction techniques including: lids and sets, handles, altering, & combining techniques.

•  explore advanced surface design techniques. For example, underglazes, resists (wax, paper, tape), embossing, sgraffito, mishima, trailing, feathering, marbling, & monoprinting. To name a few possibilities! 

•  participate in group discussion, analysis and critique

•  participate in individual and/or group exhibits of their work


ADDITIONAL STUDIO TIME for pottery students:

Wednesdays 6 – 9 pm 
Fridays 12:30 - 3:30 pm
Saturdays 9 am – Noon 

And other times by arrangement
Instructors and/or Teaching Assistants are always in the studio to help you!




The Museum Pottery Studio is a well-equipped, safe workspace which includes: 


  • 12 wheels, 3 large electric kilns, 2 slab rollers, a pugmill for recycling clay, 2 extruders, and industrial air cleaners; 
  • All basic tools, materials, and supplies for all classes; 
  • A studio library which offers books, DVDs, magazines and publications.
  • Extensive storage and shelving for each student with a designated shelf for her/his on-going work and personal supplies.


Penny Kliner attended the Herron school of Art with a focus in ceramics. She has taught and/or assisted with the AMGL pottery program for the past 5 years and currently coordinates the art museum pottery program. 


For more information please contact: 


Penny Kliner

Art Museum of Greater Lafayette