219-462-9009 Hours: Tue-Fri 10-4 Sat 10-2 Closed Sun-Mon ArtBarnIndiana@gmail.com

Children's Ceramics

Children 5-9  Let The Exploring Begin!

Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm

Session 1: May 29 – July 10 (no class July 3)

Session 2: July 17 – Aug. 21

Ages 5-9        $130/6-week session

This class will explore the basics of working with clay with experienced K-12 teacher Ashley Welch. Children will experiment with pinching, rolling and manipulating the clay to create coil hearts, pinch pot creatures, and slab bowls. All supplies included.

Tweens & Teens   Let’s Get To Work!

Wednesdays, 6-8pm

Session 1: May 29 – July 10 (no class July 3)

Session 2: July 17 – Aug. 21

Ages 10-16        $160/6-week session

This class will focus on two ceramic techniques, slab and hand building with experienced K-12 teacher Ashley Welch. Creativity and craftsmanship will be put to work in creating whimsical fish, lanterns to light and more! All supplies included.

Clay Camps for Kids & Teens

2-Week camp, 6 sessions

(MWF, no classes Tu or Th)

July 8, 10, 12, 15, 17 & 19

This 2-week camp is with instructor Samantha Purze. At the end of the workshop each student will go home with at least 2 ceramic works which they made themselves from start to finish. Not only do the students pick up a new hobby, learn a multitude of hand skills, and work on problem solving, they are also welcomed into an environment where their creativity is encouraged, and they’ll make new friends along the way.  All supplies included.

Kids Clay Camp

Ages 5-9, 10am – noon       $170/6 sessions

Children will learn how to build a coil pot with (or without) a lid and how to make their own ceramic tiles with unique surface decorations, which can be used outdoors in a garden/walkway, hung on the wall, or placed on a table for decoration. Teens will learn how to make a small coil built basket with a handle, and how to make a slab constructed container with unique surface decorations.


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Art Barn School of Art

695 N 400 E

Valparaiso, IN 46383