March 23 2023, 6:00pm

Clay Handbuilding Classes at Jacoby

Clay Handbuilding Classes at Jacoby

Jacoby Arts Center

627 E. Broadway
Alton, Illinois 62002

All ages & all skill levels welcome for this Open Studio hand-building class. Use your hands as tools to make clay creations with Chris Carson. Learn basic hand-building techniques such as coil, slab, and pinching methods. Explore fundamental techniques, practice skill development and get creative with clay. If you have experience with clay, refine your technique and develop your personal style. Take this class as many times as you like to gain proficiency. Classes include individual and group instruction by master potter Chris Carson.

Fire and Glazing times TBD monthly *For finished pieces*
Per pot glaze & fire fee: $8
Please reach out to to arrange glaze and fire times outside of regular class schedule.

Instructor: Chris Carson
Thursdays 6-9 PM
Recommended 10yo+
ALL skill levels welcome. Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Pre-pay $120- 4 classes at $30/class

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, March 23 2023
  • Thursday, March 30 2023
  • Thursday, April 6 2023
  • Thursday, April 13 2023
  • Thursday, April 20 2023
  • Thursday, April 27 2023
  • Thursday, May 4 2023
  • Thursday, May 11 2023
  • Thursday, May 18 2023
  • Thursday, May 25 2023


Jacoby Arts Center is a complex for all things creative- from carving to pottery-making, dance to theatrical performance, photography to painting- and everything in between! Jacoby focuses on arts education, offering paid…
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