Springfield Pottery is a ceramic educational center focused on teaching the fundamentals of working in clay to the community. Five eight week class sessions are offered each year with classes taking place throughout the week. Topics include functional pottery and handbuilding. Additional offerings include Workshops, Memberships and Open Studio.
Students in all classes come once a week to their scheduled three hour class time.
All classes are open to ages 16 and up with no experience needed.
Each class has a limited enrollment in order to give students a quality personal experience and the individual attention needed for success.
All tools and materials are provided.
Wear clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring an old towel.
Classes fill fast! Registration for each class session begins approximately four weeks before the beginning of each session. We register on a first come first serve basis. Call the studio at 417-864-4677 for more information.
THE NEXT CLASS SESSION BEGINS THE WEEK OF MARCH 11 2024
Gift Certificates Are Available
Functional pottery classes explore the fundamentals of creating wheel thrown vessels such as bowls, mugs, pitchers, vases etc. Topics include form, surface decoration, and glazing. All skill levels, including beginners are welcome. Students come once a week to their scheduled three hour class time. Additional open studio time is available for students to independently practice.
Monday 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Tuesday 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Thursday 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Thursday 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Saturday 12:00PM -3:00PM
$250 (all materials included) enrollment limited to 10 students per class
This popular class addresses the subject of hand formed ceramic work. Both sculptural and functional approaches will be covered. This is a great class for both creative exploration and discoveries in surface. Students come once a week to their three hour class time. Additional open studio time is available for students to independently practice. No prior experience is necessary – just a desire to have fun!
6:00PM – 9:00PM
$250 (all materials included)
enrollment limited to 10 students per class
Open studio is available to all currently enrolled students for more practice time.
In addition to regularly scheduled classes, special topic workshops are given throughout the year. These topics range from making hand made pottery tools, firing your electric kiln, making mosaics, mold making, glaze chemistry, and more.
Also, Springfield Pottery periodically invites guest artists to give all day demonstration workshops.