Programs

Studio Art

Established in 2008, YWCA offers an art program open to the public and providing pottery, painting and jewelry making classes and workshops for children and adults. With a fully equipped pottery studio, youth and adults learn basic wheel-throwing techniques, hand building and glazing applications.

YWCA Studio Art provides summer art camp opportunities for the community as well. Youth participating in our programs get the rare opportunity to create projects in an art studio environment.

Studio Art Workshops
YWCA offers a variety of workshops in various mediums.   Are you looking for a great way to  unwind after work?  Or an evening of fun with friends?   Come enjoy a Studio Art Workshop where you can play and bring out your creative side.
Studio Arts Flyer:  Studio Arts Flyer

Have a group that would like to schedule a customized Pottery Workshop? 
YWCA can set up an unforgettable night out for your friends, Bible Study groups, small groups, teen girl small groups.  Contact ywcastudioart@gmail.com  to begin planning a wonderful, fun and unforgettable night out or afternoon activity!

 
Intro to Wheel Throwing Classes
6 week   Members  $155  Non-Members $165

This class covers the basics wheel throwing techniques, trimming and other techniques.   Includes 25 lbs. of clay, tools and equipment to make up to 12 projects.  Also includes glazing and firing fees and open studio time. Minimum of 3 students required.

Hand Building Classes
4 week: 
Members $85 Non-Members: $95
6 week:
Members $135  Non-Members $145

Looking for a fun and relaxing activity?  Consider ceramics! No prior art experience is required! Learn the basics of hand-building and surface decoration and glazing.  You will make up to 6 finished projects like pitchers, trays,  bowls,  mugs, or vases. Come join us in our small (but vibrant) studio where people of all skill levels, ages and backgrounds can learn, connect and create wonderful  art side by side!  Minimum of 3 students required.

Homeschool Art & Pottery:
YWCA offers a variety of Art and Pottery Workshops and Classes for our Homeschool families.  The program can be customized to meet the needs of your students.   A minimum of 3 students is required. Contact ywcastudioart@gmail.com for information on class times and offerings. 

Girl Scout Badges:

Brownie Potter Badge

 

Time: Two, 2-hour sessions
Cost:  $20 per girl (min of 5
)
 

Requirements met:

· Step 1 - Look in books, magazines or online for clay things for inspiration

· Step 2 – Visit a potter’s studio & Go to a pottery class at a community center

· Step 3 – Choose between making a pinch pot  or slab pot

· Step 4 –Choose between making a pinch or slab sculpture, decorative tile or  dish

· Step 5 – Glaze pieces

 

 

Brownie Jewelers’ Badge

 

Time: Two, 2-hour sessions

Cost:  $25 per girl (min of 5)

    Requirements Met: 
· Get to know the tools of the trade
· Make jewelry with metal.
· Create jewelry inspired by another culture

 

Studio Art Registration Form:  YWCA Studio Art Registration Form

 

   


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336-882-4126  
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