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Art Camp: Clay Cubs Session C

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date and Time: July 26, 27 and 30 @ 10am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: July 22 @ 10am Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Clay Cubs camp will immerse campers in various clay hand-building techniques while discovering how exciting it can be to create in a real ceramic studio. It’s the perfect fit for […]

$110 – $125
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Pottery on the Wheel 1

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 5, 12, 19, and 26; 6-9 pm Registration Deadline: July 2 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, glazing, and firing finished work. […]

$265 – $285
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Open Pottery Studio

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Starts June 8 and ends October 27 Tuesdays 6-9 pm and Wednesdays 1-4 pm A studio opportunity for students with prior clay experience to renew their work with clay and those who are taking GAAC clay classes to practice their newly learned skills in a supportive and nurturing environment. Participants not currently enrolled in a […]

$160 – $175
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Painting the Figure in the Landscape

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 28 and 29, 9 am-2 pm Registration Deadline: July 25 Learn and practice building your skills for observing and capturing the figure when painting outdoors. Through demonstration and one-on-one instruction, David will cover composition, values, perspective, and more. Oil and acrylic painters welcome.

Purchase $225 – $245 12 tickets left

Plein Air Landscape Painting

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 29, 9 am-4 pm Registration Deadline: July 26 This popular one-day Plein Air class is designed for the emerging painter who desires to further their skill while appreciating the beauty of nature in Sleeping Bear country. We will start the day with a slide presentation on the history of landscape painting, […]

Purchase $115 – $130 9 tickets left

Raku 4

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: July 31, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: July 29 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 $70 – $85 4 tickets left
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Art Camp: Clay Cubs Session D

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date and Time: August 2, 3 and 6 @ 10am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: July 29 @ 10am Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Clay Cubs camp will immerse campers in various clay hand-building techniques while discovering how exciting it can be to create in a real ceramic studio. It’s the perfect fit for […]

Purchase $110.00 – $125.00 2 tickets left
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Kurinuki 2

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 2, 3 and 6; 1:30-4:30pm Registration Deadline: July 30 Kurinuki is an excellent introduction to clay for those new to clay, as well as a challenge for the experienced as they move from a quick, initial beginning to the slow and deliberate refinement of artisanship and character. Kurinuki is a hand-building […]

Purchase $190 – $210 8 tickets left
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Pottery on the Wheel 2

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 2, 9, 16, and 23; 6-9 pm Registration Deadline: July 30 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, glazing, and firing finished work. […]

Purchase $265 – $285 6 tickets left

Plein Air Bootcamp

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 5, 9am-1pm Registration Deadline: August 2 Warm-up for the Plein Air weekend, or hone your skills with a morning of painting. David Westerfield demonstrates his process for painting in Plein Air and mentors participants of all levels. Oil and acrylic painters welcome.

Purchase $70 – $85 11 tickets left
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Art Camp: Clay Cubs Session E

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date and Time: August 9, 10 and 13 @ 10am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: August 5 @ 10am Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Clay Cubs camp will immerse campers in various clay hand-building techniques while discovering how exciting it can be to create in a real ceramic studio. It’s the perfect fit for […]

Purchase $110.00 – $125.00 3 tickets left

Traverse City Dance Project at Thoreson Farm

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

The seating is sold out!!! blanket-style seating still available.
In lieu of the Dune Climb concert, GAAC will be hosting the Traverse City Dance Project Community Tour at the Thoreson Farm campus.

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Art Camp: Clay Cubs Session F

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date and Time: August 16, 17 and 20 @ 10am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: August 12 @ 10am Early Bird Rate Deadline: May 1 The Clay Cubs camp will immerse campers in various clay hand-building techniques while discovering how exciting it can be to create in a real ceramic studio. It’s the perfect fit for […]

Purchase $110.00 – $125.00 10 tickets left
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Tiny Houses 2

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 16, 17 and 20; 1:30-4:30 pm Registration Deadline: August 13 In this popular class, we will be constructing tiny clay houses using extruded and slab-rolled parts. John will teach various decorating techniques to finish the houses. Weather permitting, we will Raku fire the houses on Friday. The tranquil setting of Thoreson […]

Purchase $190 – $210 7 tickets left

Raku 5

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 21, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: August 19 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 $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Raku 6

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: August 28, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: August 26 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 $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Raku 7

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: September 4, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: September 2 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 $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Raku 8

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: September 11, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: September 9 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 $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Raku 9

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: September 18, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: September 16 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 $70 – $85 8 tickets left

Raku 10

Thoreson Farm 3694 S Thoreson Rd, Maple City

Date & Time: September 25, 1pm - 4pm Registration Deadline: September 23 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 $70 – $85 8 tickets left

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