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Wheel Throwing - Four Week Course
Wheel Throwing - Four Week Course

Wed, Jan 04


Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center

Wheel Throwing - Four Week Course

Join AFL Resident Artist Deanna Poelsema for this 4-week introductory course on wheel throwing, where you will learn throwing techniques and be guided through the process of creating a piece from start to finish.

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Time & Location

Jan 04, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216

About the Event

Dates: Wed. January 4th, Wed. January 11th, Wed. January 18th, Wed. January 25th from 7 - 9 PM

Class Ages: 10+

Notes: We recommend wearing clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. If possible, cut nails short for the session; it makes working with clay easier!

Never done pottery or touched clay in your life!? No worries we got you! This 4 class is perfect for beginners or intermediate potters. Over the course of 4 weeks, you will learn basic throwing techniques and will be guided through the process of how to create work on the wheel from start to finish. If you are brand new to clay, and still struggle with centering, or throwing a cylinder, this class is for you! Registration includes tools, 25lbs of clay, glaze, and firing.

Week 1: Making Cylinders

Week 2: Trimming / Surface Treatment / Handling

Week 3: Continuation of Making and Trimming

Week 4: Glazing

The AFL Ceramics studio equipment, including eight pottery wheels and a kiln, is generously supported by the Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation Inc.

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Refund Policy

As a reminder, all class registrations and ticket sales are final. In the event of a cancellation, tickets may be exchanged for another performance date or event. If a class is canceled, refunds or exchanges will be made available to registered participants.


Arts for Lawrence has a number of accessibility options for our patrons.  If you have any questions about parking, or seating, or have a specific request, please contact the Program Manager, Lecia Floyd at or at (317) 875-1900 ext. 100

Parking / Finding Our Facilities

Parking for Arts for Lawrence is anywhere next to the blue stars on the map below. Amphitheater parking is also available EXCEPT during concerts and festivals. Parking is also available next to 56th Street after 6:30 PM. The parking lot next to our facility is NOT for Theater or FBCC parking. 

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