Want to learn to create with clay? CSMA provides a variety of opportunities for adults to learn ceramics!


Students of all experience levels are welcome in CSMA’s adult ceramics classes. Students work in both handbuilding and on the wheel, learning a variety of ceramics techniques, including:

  • Wheelthrowing techniques (to make utilitarian objects including bowls, cups and containers)
  • Handbuilding, including slab, coil and pinch techniques (to make utilitarian objects or sculptural art works)
  • Centering techniques
  • Textures
  • Sculpture (making portrait busts, animals or abstract objects)
  • Glazing techniques (using glazes to create desired finishes on ceramic works)

What We Offer

For a full list of our current ceramics classes, visit our online registration site or browse our catalog.