Tuesday, June 11, 2013

YONKERS POTTERY STUDIO: Wheel Throwing, Sculpture, Handbuilding Ceramics Classes for Adults & Children: Lower Westchester County & Hudson Valley, New York, Riverdale, Bronx, Hastings, Tuckahoe, New Rochelle, Mt. Vernon, Scarsdale, Dobbs Ferry

photo by carolina velez-grau
Centered on the art of ceramics and clay, Yonkers Peace Pottery Studio, located in the vibrant Park Hill neighborhood on McLean Avenue, is a community pottery craft center and school serving the lower Hudson River Valley and Westchester County, Riverdale, Bronx, and northern Manhattan, New York City.

Encouraging a warm and relaxed environment to inspire creativity, community, and regard for art and fine handcrafts, we offer a full roster of handbuilding, sculpture, wheel throwing classes for beginner to advanced students, as well as pottery birthday parties (for children and adults), corporate team building sessions, special topic workshops, adult socials, and studio space rental for experienced clay artists.

Our storefront shop is stocked with fine handmade stoneware and porcelain home decor, garden, jewelry goods and gifts, and other unique handcrafts from local artisans, like natural soaps and carved wood serving utensils.
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PARTIES: Yonkers Pottery Studio: Wheel Throwing, Sculpture, Handbuilding Ceramics Classes for Adults & Children: Lower Westchester County & Hudson Valley, New York

Corporate Team-Building Events & Office Parties : Kids & Adult Birthday Parties: Bridal Showers

Corporate Events, Adult Birthday Parties, Bridal Showers:
Improve problem-solving skills and imagination while building team morale and relationships while  creating a chosen project out of clay in a two hour workshop or party. This is a fun way to bring folks together and create a memorable moment or just take everyone out of the office for a half day team booster. We will introduce participants to basic hand building techniques and encouraged them to use creative thinking by completing a three dimensional hand building project.

Cost: $35/person for 2-hour session
Times: to come
Group Size: 5-15

Childrens  Birthday Parties:
Unleash your child's creativity with our fun and educational Clay Birthday Parties! The kids will hand-build and glaze one exciting clay project! The birthday child chooses a project ahead of time, and then the children spend the first 1 1/2 hours of this 2 hour party creating the clay project. The last half hour is reserved for food. Parents provide food/drinks, plates, cups, etc... and supervise the children while they are eating.Your child can choose in advance the project they would like to make from a list of available project ideas or feel free to propose your own idea and we'll see if we can make it happen. Tuition is $300 for a 2 hour class for up to 12 students. Party includes a 1 ½ hour clay project, plus ½ hour for food and drink. Parents must  provide paper goods (table cloth, plates, forks, napkins, cups) and drinks. Pizza and/or cake can be arranged for an extra fee. $200 deposit due at time of registration, with remainder due the day of the party. (Deposits are refundable minus $25 cancellation fee up to 48 hours prior to the party.) All clay project materials and firing fees are included. Projects are fired on-site and will be available for pickup within 2 weeks of your party. Call 646-316-0554 or email yonkerspotterystudio@gmail.com.