Due to major flooding from the Jones Falls, The Potters Guild will be closed until further notice.

Take a Class


Click here to download a Class Registration Form and bring it to the first session.

Click here to download the Spring 2014 Class Schedule.

Students will receive individual instruction based on experience, as well as group instruction. All levels are welcome, from beginner to advanced. Some classes focus on hand building, others focus on throwing on the potter’s wheel, and some cover both types of clay techniques. A brief biography of the instructors is given below with the class schedule. Classes run one day per week for the specified number of weeks. Please contact us or the instructors for more information. Click on the instructors names to find out more information about them.


Throwing and Hand building with Vianney Paul

Monday, 7pm – 10 pm starting March 31, 2014
8 weeks for $230
Call Vianney at 202-746-1226

Beginner and intermediate Adults are welcome. This class will lead students through the essentials of wheel throwing; clay preparation, centering, forming techniques, trimming, and different strategies for decorating and finishing. Vianney will also provide a background of ceramics history and ideas, and opportunities for critical thinking and discussions. Assignments will be available for those who desire structure, and guidance for those who want to pursue their vision more freely. Vianney has a background in painting and printmaking and a laid-back demeanor.





Throwing & Hand Building With Nancy Brady

Tuesdays, 7 pm – 10 pm starting April 1, 2014

Cost: $330 for 12 weeks Call Nancy at (410) 433-3302

Beginner through advanced students will feel comfortable with the student-designed syllabus. Explore the creation of functional pieces using hand-building methods as well as the wheel. Nancy has been a member of the Guild since 1960 and teaching for over 30 years.




Throwing & Hand building with Nancy Brady

Wednesdays, 7 pm – 10 pm starting April 2, 2014

Cost: $330 for 12 weeks Call Nancy at (410) 433-3302

Beginner through advanced students will feel comfortable with the student-designed syllabus. Explore the creation of functional pieces using hand-building methods as well as the wheel. Nancy has been a member of the Guild since 1960 and teaching for over 30 years.




For the Love of Clay with Vicki Mc Comas

Thursdays, 11 am – 2 pm starting April 3, 2014

$230 for 8 weeks  or   $330 for 12 weeks
Call Vicki at (410) 327-6635

Join Vicki in creating functional or sculptural works, utilizing hand-building and/or throwing techniques. Make works that warm both the heart and the soul. Vicki’s love for clay spans more than 30 years and reflects the world around her in extraordinary ways. She is a graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art and has been in their Continuing Studies program since 1985. Her work is featured in galleries in Pennsylvania, Texas, and Maryland. All levels are welcome and lunch is included!

click here for 8 weeks




Click here for 12 weeks





Throwing and Hand building with Adam Conway

Thursday, 7pm – 10 pm starting April 3, 2014
Cost: $230 for 8 weeks Call Adam at (802) 760-8018

All student levels are welcome.  This class will provide both an introduction to the basics, and challenges to the boundaries of your skills.  Starting with essentials of the wheel-throwing process, we will work towards maximizing volume and increasing complexity of form and design while also learning about glazing and studio safety.

click here for 8 weeks




click here for 12 weeks





Throwing and Hand building with Judy Frederick

Friday Noon – 3 pm starting April 4, 2014
$230 for 8 weeks or $330 for 12 weeks

Call Judy at (443) 590-9165

All student levels are welcome. Judy has been teaching both adults and children in the Continuing Education department of CCBC Essex Campus. Start with the basics or explore new techniques in a relaxed environment. Focus on your individual needs and explore the potential of clay for both functional work and decorative pieces.

click here for 8 weeks




click here for 12 weeks





OPEN STUDIO – ACCESS TO THE STUDIO

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 12PM – 5PM ONLY

Potters Guild Studio

NOTE: Excluding special events and workshops.

Registration 11AM-4PM starting April 3, 2014
Session starts April 5, 2104

NO SINGLE SESSIONS $275 for 12 weeks

Call Judy (443) 590-9165 or the Vicki (410) 327-6635

This price includes your first bag of clay, glazes and firings tools and additional clay are available for purchased at the Guild. Open studio participants must have experience in all aspects of studio processes. A guild member will be present, but NO instruction will be given. No beginners or production potter, please.



Class Registration Please call the instructors with questions about specific classes or to register for classes. Alternatively, call the Potters Guild (410-235-4884). Payment is due by the first class meeting. Our current classes are for adults unless otherwise stated in the description. Major credit cards accepted. Our studio is wheelchair accessible.

Additional Information The Potters Guild follows Baltimore City’s policy for school closures due to snow Materials and Firing Fee are included in CLASS price – Cash or checks preferred. A class that fails to meet the minimum enrollment may be canceled. If you need to withdraw, do so on or before the second time the class meets to receive a full refund. After the second class, no refunds will be given.


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