Ceramics

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 (Beg.-Int.) Instructors: Wayne Fuerst, Stephanie Young, and Denny McLaughlin | M, T, Th 6:30—9:30 PM. 6/1-7/20 | 6/23-7/28 | 6/4-8/6 (8/6/8 classes)

Exploring Clay (Beg.-Int)
Instructor: Zac Mickelson | Wednesdays, 6:30—9:30 PM
Session 1: June 3—July 1 (5 classes); Session 2: July 8-Aug. 5 (5 classes)

Molds and Multiples (Beginning-Intermediate)
Instructor: Mitch Shiles
Mondays, 6:30—9:30 PM
June 15-Aug. 3 (8 classes)

All About The Mug (Beginner-Advanced)
Instructor: Kyla Toomey
Tuesdays, 1—4 PM
June 9-July 28 (8 classes)

Sumi Ink Brush Painting (Beginning-Advanced) Instructor: Linda Salter
Session 1: Wed., 1—4 PM, May 27—June 17 (4 weeks);
Session 2: Wed.s, 1—4 PM, July 8—July 29 (4 weeks)

Building Animals (Beginning—Advanced)
Instructor: Rachel Eng
Tuesdays, 6:30—9:30 PM
June 9-July 28 (8 classes)

Pots Upside Down & Inside Out (Beginning—Intermediate)
Instructor: Arthur Halvorsen
Mondays, 1-4 PM | June 1—July 27 (8 classes)

Intermediate-Advanced Molds (Intermediate-Advanced)
Instructor: Kyla Toomey
Wednesdays, 6:30—9:30 PM
June 3—July 22 (8 classes)

Image on Clay (Beginning-Advanced)
Instructor: Janice Jakielski
Tuesdays, 10 AM—1 PM
June 30—Aug. 4 (6 classes)

Set in Stone(ware) — With A Twist (Intermediate-Advanced)
Instructor: Denny McLaughlin
Fridays, 10 AM—1 PM
May 29—Aug. 7 (8 classes)

Simple Surface Techniques Workshop (Beginning-Advanced)
Instructor: Stephanie Young
Thursdays, 6:30—9:30
July 16 and July 23 (2 three-hour meetings)

Paper Clay Symposium
with Rebecca Hutchinson, Graham Hay, Jerry Bennett
June 24-26
9 AM—5 PM each day

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

Saggar Workshop
July 9, 23, 30 and 31

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    Ceramics Events

    Paperclay Symposium with Rebecca Hutchinson, Graham Hay and Jerry Bennett
    6/24 - 6/26
    Ceramics Studio

    Registration for Summer Ceramics Courses
    12 week term: May 26 – August 15, 2015
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    at Gallery 224

    Current Exhibition:
    M3: Making Material Matter
    Exhibition: May 20-June 20, 2015
    Reception: May 21, 5-10 PM
    Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 AM-6 PM or by appointment

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    Mary Kenny: "From pin-up to pious"


    View more vlogs by Max McGillivray '16 on the Harvard Arts Blog

    View a Visiting Artist Workshop