The Program provides a creative studio and laboratory study environment for Harvard students, staff, and faculty, as well as international artists, scholars, and scientists.

New leadership announced for the Ceramics Program: Shawn Panepinto, (right) and Kathy King, (left) will lead Ceramics (with President Drew Faust at the opening of the new Studio).

The Ceramics Program opened its new studio doors September 9 for fall classes. The studio is located at 224 Western Avenue (across street from previous studio) in Allston. Read about the new building here.

Basics and Challenges (Beginning-Intermed.) Instructors: Wayne Fuerst, Stephanie Young, and Denny McLaughlin.
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:30-9:30 PM. May 27–July 29 (8 classes)

Exploring Clay (Beginning-Advanced)
Instructor: Zac Mickelson
Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 PM
Session 1: May 28–June 25 (5 classes); Session 2: July 9–August 6 (5 classes)

Seeing the Possibility (Beginning-Advanced)
Instructor: Judith Cooper
Tuesdays, 10 AM-1 PM
May 27–July 15 (8 classes)

Historic Surfaces (CANCELLED).
Instructor: Kathy King

Handbuilding (Intermediate-Advanced)
Instructor: Kyla Toomey
Tuesdays, 1–4 PM
May 27–July 15 (8 classes)

Tableware (Intermediate-Advanced)
Instructor: Monica Ripley
Thursdays, 1-4 PM
May 29–July 17 (8 classes)

Developing a Cone 6 Glaze Palette (Intermediate – Advanced)
Instructor: Janice Jakielski
Wednesdays, 1-4 PM
July 2–August 6 (6 classes)

Feedback (Intermediate-Advanced)
Instructor: Shawn Panepinto
Thursdays, 12-2:30 PM
July 10, 24 and August 7, 14 (4 classes)

Kyla Toomey (Visiting Artist Workshop)
Thursday, July 10, 10 AM– 5 PM

Lauren Mabry (Visiting Artist Workshop)
Demonstration and Lecture: Wednesday, June 11, 2–5 PM

Green Fire: Wood Kiln (workshop)
Instructor: Wayne Fuerst

Independent Studio
Self-directed work for those previously enrolled in a course and can process their own work; includes studio access and other opportunities.

Soda Fire Workshop
Instructor: Crystal Ribich
June 17, Aug 4, 5, 6, 8

Saggar Workshop
Instructor: Pao-Fei Yang
July 10, 24, 31 and August 1, 2

From our Ceramics Blog

OFA Ceramics Program hosts contemporary ceramic art exhibition

by Ceramics
Running through August 16, "Ceramic Top 40: New & Selected Works" will feature workshop, curator's talk and opening reception on June 11.
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JAMS: When the arts are hot in January

by Alicia Anstead
Take the chill off in January with Wintersession and JAMS.
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Ceramics Events

Visiting Artist Lecture with Amy Santoferraro
7/24 only
Ceramics Studio

Register for Summer Courses
12 week term: May 27–August 16, 2014
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at Gallery 224

Current Exhibition:
Ceramic Top 40 / Selected Works
Curated by Leslie Ferrin of Ferrin Contemporary
May 17–August 16, 2014
Reception: June 11, 6–8 PM

Upcoming Exhibitions:
Fall 2014 Instructor Exhibition
August 25–September 15, 2014
Reception: TBD