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Cancelled Master Class: Throwing on the Wheel
Sorry, this workshop has been cancelled.
Friday, June 18, 6:30-8 pm, Opening Reception and slide show
Saturday, June 19, 10am-5pm (lunch included) optional dinner for participants
Sunday, June 20, 10am-5pm (lunch included)
Registration Deadline: June 16
This hands-on intensive weekend workshop will begin with a slide show of historical and contemporary potters’ work worldwide and then give us two days to concentrate on our throwing. We will explore techniques, problems, and solutions, emphasizing form and finish from the rim to the foot of our pots.
John Huston is the GAAC Potter-in-Residence at Thoreson Farm. John has been a potter for more than 40 years. He studied in Ohio and Japan and started Platte River Pottery in Benzie County in 1978. He and his wife Amy Stevens own and operate Glen Lake Artists Gallery in Glen Arbor. instagram.com/thoresonfarmpottery
Please bring a notebook and pen/pencil, and your tools. Clay will be furnished. Please wear your work clothes and bring an old towel.
Glen Arbor Arts Center reserves the right to cancel any class or multi-day, sequential-day workshop that does not meet its minimum student enrollment prior to the first class session. If a class is cancelled by GAAC for lack of enrollment, GAAC will offer a full refund to the student in the manner in which tuition was paid (Cash payments will be refunded by check). Please be aware that GAAC is not responsible for losses incurred due to housing, travel or other arrangements.
Requests for cancellation by the student at least fourteen (14) days prior to the first day of class will be honored (minus a $20 processing fee). NO REFUNDS will be given for a student cancellation made less than fourteen (14) days in advance of the day of the class.
COVID-RELATED UPDATES TO 2021 PROGRAMS AS OF MAY 18, 2021
To ensure the safety of our students and staff, we have implemented new procedures for our 2021 programs, to mitigate the spread of COVID and still allow participants to have a wonderful time creating art.
- Class sizes will be limited to 12 persons or less for outdoor programs and 8 or less for indoor programs.
- All students must wear face coverings inside the center when social distancing isn’t possible.
- Students and staff will wash and sanitize hands frequently throughout the day.
- Common areas and touched surfaces will be sanitized regularly.
To keep pace with the evolving conditions related to the pandemic, any new policies or procedures for classes will be communicated by June 15, 2021.