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Open Pottery Studio

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Dates: June 15 - October 27 Times: Wednesdays 1-4 pm and Thursdays 6-9 pm Registration Deadline: October 2 Location: Thoreson Farm This is an opportunity for those with prior clay experience to renew their work with clay and those taking GAAC clay classes to practice their newly learned skills in a supportive and creative environment. […]

Purchase $150 – $165

Pottery Sampler

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: June 26 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: June 23 Location: Thoreson Farm In this class we will explore throwing on the wheel, extruding, and slab building. Experience three fun ways of making with clay in a positive environment and beautiful setting.

Purchase $75.00 – $90.00 8 tickets left

Nature Journaling 1: Science and Art LIVE!

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: June 29 Time: 10 am - 2 pm (break for lunch) Registration Deadline: June 26 Location: Thoreson Farm Nature Journaling is collecting and organizing your observations, questions, connections, and explanations on the pages of a notebook using words, pictures, and numbers. You do not need to be an artist or a naturalist to begin! […]

Purchase $10.00 – $50.00 8 tickets left
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Plein Air at the Farm

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 6, 7, and 8 Time: 9 am - 1 pm Registration Deadline: July 3 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience Plein air oil painting in the historic Port Oneida landscape. This workshop will introduce Plein air painting techniques and teach strategies for depicting natural and rural landscapes. On day one, we will cover the introduction, […]

Purchase $210 – $245 12 tickets left

Raku Saturday 1

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 9 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: July 6 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50 – $60 8 tickets left
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2022 Clay Cubs Camp Session A

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 11, 12 and 15 Time: 10am-12:30pm Registration Deadline: July 8 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Clay Cubs […]

$105.00 – $120.00
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Glazes – Problems and Solutions

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 11, 12, and 15 Time: 1 - 4 pm Registration Deadline: July 8 @ 1 pm Location: Thoreson Farm Successful and consistent glazing can sometimes seem mysterious and be very frustrating. Problems and defects in class are many. In this class we will take an in depth look at the mid-range glazes (cone […]

Purchase $190.00 – $210.00 7 tickets left
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Pottery on the Wheel 1

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Dates: July 11, 18, 25 and August 1 Time: 6 - 9 pm Registration Deadline: July 8 @ 1 pm Location: Thoreson Farm Learn and practice wedging, centering, throwing, and trimming basic forms. Enjoy one-on-one interaction as you learn the skills needed to become comfortable working on the potter’s wheel. Class will include basics of […]

Purchase $250.00 – $275.00 7 tickets left

Nature Journaling 2: Science and Art LIVE!

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 15 Time: 10 am - 2 pm (break for lunch) Registration Deadline: July 12 Location: Thoreson Farm Nature Journaling is collecting and organizing your observations, questions, connections, and explanations on the pages of a notebook using words, pictures, and numbers. You do not need to be an artist or a naturalist to begin! […]

Purchase $10.00 – $50.00 8 tickets left

Raku Saturday 2

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 16 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: July 13 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left
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2022 Clay Cubs Camp Session B

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 18, 19 and 22 Time: 10am-12:30pm Registration Deadline: July 15 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Clay Cubs […]

$105.00 – $120.00
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Tiny Houses

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Dates: July 18, 19 and 22 Time: 1 - 4 pm Registration Deadline: July 15 @ 1 pm Location: Thoreson Farm In this popular class we will be constructing tiny clay houses using extruded and slab-rolled parts. Various decorating techniques will be used to finish the houses. Weather permitting, we will Raku fire the houses […]

Purchase $190.00 – $210.00 8 tickets left

Raku Saturday 3

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 23 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: July 20 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left
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2022 Clay Cubs Camp Session C

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 25, 26 and 29 Time: 10am-12:30pm Registration Deadline: July 22 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Clay Cubs […]

$105.00 – $120.00
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Beyond Glaze – Surface Decoration

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Dates: July 25, 26 and 29 Times: 1 - 4 pm Registration Deadline: July 22 @ 1 pm Location: Thoreson Farm Go beyond your comfort zone and learn Sgraffito, Slip-trailing, and Over glaze brushwork. These three techniques will add to your pottery experience while bringing new depth to your work.

Purchase $190.00 – $210.00 8 tickets left
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The Fundamentals of Composition for Painters

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 27 and 28 Time: 9 am - 4:00 pm Registration Deadline: July 24 Location: Thoreson Farm Have fun learning how the simple fundamentals of artistic composition will make you a better painter. Explore the basics of scene selection and design; the easy to understand principles of visual perspective; massing and building of form; […]

Purchase $175.00 – $195.00 12 tickets left

Raku Saturday 4

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: July 30 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: July 27 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left
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2022 Clay Cubs Camp Session D

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: August 1, 2 and 5 Time: 10am-12:30pm Registration Deadline: July 29 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Clay Cubs […]

$105.00 – $120.00

Raku Saturday 5

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: August 6 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: August 3 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left
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2022 Clay Cubs Camp Session E

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: August 8, 9 and 12 Time: 10am-12:30pm Registration Deadline: August 5 @ 1pm Location: GAAC GAAC's Art Camps bring together two unique visual arts opportunities for artists 6-12 years old. Classes include all art materials. Instructors will help campers foster natural creativity, self-expression, art techniques and offer a real FUN time! The Clay Cubs […]

$105 – $120
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Pottery on the Wheel 2

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Dates: August 8, 15, 22 and 29 Time: 6-9 pm Registration Deadline: August 5 @ 1 pm Location: Thoreson Farm Learn and practice wedging, centering, throwing, and trimming basic forms. Enjoy one-on-one interaction as you learn the skills needed to become comfortable working on the potter’s wheel. The class will include the basics of decorating, […]

Purchase $250.00 – $265.00 8 tickets left
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Pastels Plein Air – Art of Observation

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: August 10 and 11 Time: 10am - 3 pm Registration Deadline: August 7 Location: Thoreson Farm Pastels are made for plein air. The immediacy of the medium makes them perfect for field work with no drying time or color mixing. The class will concentrate on the process of being out of doors, choosing a […]

Purchase $295 – $315 10 tickets left

Raku Saturday 6

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: August 13 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: August 10 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left
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Kurinuki

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: August 15, 16 and 19 Time: 1 - 4 pm Registration Deadline: August 12 @ 1 pm Location: Thoreson Farm Kurinuki is a traditional method of Japanese handbuilding. The word means “carving out.” A solid block of clay is minimally shaped and then carved to create the interior and exterior spaces. Spontaneous and showing […]

Purchase $190 – $210 8 tickets left

Raku Saturday 7

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: August 20 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: August 17 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left

Raku Saturday 8

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: August 27 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: August 24 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left

Raku Saturday 9

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: September 3 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: August 31 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left

Raku Saturday 10

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: September 10 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: September 7 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left

Raku Saturday 11

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: September 17 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: September 14 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left

Raku Saturday 12

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City, MI

Date: September 24 Time: 1-4 pm Registration Deadline: September 21 Location: Thoreson Farm Experience the excitement of traditional Japanese Raku pottery as practiced in the west today. Glaze, decorate, and fire already made pots in this one-day workshop. We may even write a haiku!

Purchase $50.00 – $60.00 8 tickets left

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