KC Clay Guild offers classes that accommodate first-timers through advanced potters.  Classes run Monday - Thursday and Saturday. Anyone can learn to throw on the potter's wheel or learn how to work with clay using hand building techniques in one of our classes.  Register for a class today to begin working with one of our friendly and skilled instructors. 

Class Schedule

To sign up for classes, please contact our Studio Coordinator at studio@kcclayguild.org

Hand building vs. Wheel throwing

Hand building classes focus on techniques such as pinching, coiling, extruding, and molding.  

Wheel throwing classes employ the potter's wheel as the primary means of forming clay.

Cost and what is included:

Adult classes are $135 for members and $170 for non-members.  Children's classes are $60 for members and $70 for non-members.  Each class session runs four weeks.  The tuition in includes: four class sessions, 25 pounds of clay, glazes, firings, and access to work in the studio independently outside of class time. Students have to stay in the same class and meeting time each week.  

Our instructors:

All of our instructors are friendly and skilled in a broad range of ceramics techniques. From hand building to wheel throwing and from functional pottery to ceramic sculpture, our instructors can help you get started in ceramics or reach the next level.

Follow the links below to view work by some of our instructors:

Cathy Broski

Erica Iman

Amy Meya

Alex Watson 

Anne Mulvihill

Bob Putnam

Todd Scholtz

Joe Smith

Kait Arndt

Mike Cerv

Sara Sellitto

KC Clay Guild is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 200 West 74th Street, Kansas City, MO 64114

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