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Introductory Workshop

Come try your hand at working with clay! These introductory workshops are a great way to see if you like this material. Designed for first-timers, with hands-on instruction. Finished work will be ready for pick-up about one month after the workshop.

Choose from Adult Wheelthrowing Intro or Date Night Clay:

WHEELTHROWING INTRO WORKSHOP

Come try your hand at working with clay on the potter's wheel. Mudflat teacher Lisa Knebel will show you how to use the potter's wheel to make your own pots. Each student will save one pot that they make and it will be glazed and fired. This is a great way to see if you like this approach to working with clay.

Each workshop meets Sundays, 1-4 pm

Tuition: $60.00/workshop

DATE NIGHT CLAY

Have a Friday night date in East Somerville! Bring your sweetheart and try your hands at working with clay on the potter's wheel. Mudflat teacher Jesse Dougherty will show you how to use the potter's wheel and introduce you to making your own pots. Each student will save one pot that they make and it will be glazed and fired for pick-up at a later date.

Each workshop meets Fridays, 6-8 pm

Tuition: $90 per couple/workshop

Register for an Introductory Workshop

For introductory workshops, we will be booking dates 2 months in advance. Please see below for 2024 registration dates:

  • March 15 at 10 am: For workshops taking place in May & June 

  • May 15 at 10 am:  For workshops taking place in July & August

  • July 15 at 10 am: For workshops taking place in September & October

  • September 15 at 10 am:  For workshops taking place in November & December

  • November 15 at 10 am: For workshops taking place in January and February

Please note that we do not keep a waitlist for our introductory workshops. If we have a cancellation in a workshop, we will post the spot back on the site. If you are on Instagram, follow us @mudflat_studios and we will post about any space openings due to cancellations in our stories! 

  • Date Night Clay Workshop: June 21
    Date Night Clay Workshop: June 21
    Membership Offer
    Fri, Jun 21
    Somerville
    Jun 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Jun 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Have a Friday night date in East Somerville!
  • Intro to Wheel Throwing: June 23
    Intro to Wheel Throwing: June 23
    Membership Offer
    Sun, Jun 23
    Somerville
    Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Come try your hand at working with clay on the potter's wheel.
  • Date Night Clay Workshop: July 12
    Date Night Clay Workshop: July 12
    Fri, Jul 12
    Somerville
    Jul 12, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Jul 12, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Have a Friday night date in East Somerville!
  • Intro to Wheel Throwing: July 14
    Intro to Wheel Throwing: July 14
    Sun, Jul 14
    Somerville
    Jul 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Come try your hand at working with clay on the potter's wheel.
  • Intro to Wheel Throwing: July 21
    Intro to Wheel Throwing: July 21
    Sun, Jul 21
    Somerville
    Jul 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Jul 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Come try your hand at working with clay on the potter's wheel.
  • Date Night Clay Workshop: July 26
    Date Night Clay Workshop: July 26
    Fri, Jul 26
    Somerville
    Jul 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Jul 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Have a Friday night date in East Somerville!
  • Intro to Wheel Throwing: August 4
    Intro to Wheel Throwing: August 4
    Sun, Aug 04
    Somerville
    Aug 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Aug 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Come try your hand at working with clay on the potter's wheel.
  • Date Night Clay Workshop: August 23
    Date Night Clay Workshop: August 23
    Fri, Aug 09
    Somerville
    Aug 09, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Aug 09, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Have a Friday night date in East Somerville!
  • Intro to Wheel Throwing: August 18
    Intro to Wheel Throwing: August 18
    Membership Offer
    Sun, Aug 18
    Somerville
    Aug 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Aug 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Come try your hand at working with clay on the potter's wheel.
  • Date Night Clay Workshop: August 23
    Date Night Clay Workshop: August 23
    Fri, Aug 23
    Somerville
    Aug 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Aug 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Somerville, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
    Have a Friday night date in East Somerville!

Did you know?

If you have a group of 5-15 people looking to try out clay, you could plan a private workshop with us!

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