Monday, March 18, 2024 - Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Learn Pottery on a Potter's Wheel

Ozark Folk Center State Park
Learn Pottery on a Potter's Wheel

What to know

Learn to create beautiful, functional mugs, bowls, vases, and other pottery using an electric potter's wheel. This three day workshop will cover forming, trimming, making handles, and some decorating techniques. Students may take their creations home or arrange to have work fired at the folk center for an extra charge. Sign up early, the class is limited to 4 students. This class is for beginning to intermediate students who would like to learn the fundamentals of throwing and trimming. We will also explore adding handles and decorating techniques. No experience necessary. This class is for students ages 16 and up. Call the park at 870-269-3854 for more information.

This is a three day class during the spring session of Ozark Folk School. Registration deadline is two weeks before the beginning of class. The registration fee is due upon sign up. The class fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

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Taught By Judi Munn & John Perry.

Looking for lodging? The Cabins at Dry Creek are located in the park just down the hill from your classroom. These comfortable, climate-controlled duplex rooms are newly remodeled and offer a private bathroom, queen-sized beds, microwave and refrigerator. We offer discounts for students staying 3 or more nights. Call 870-269-3871 to book your room.


Create your own class: You pick the date!

If the classes we offer don’t fit your schedule, you can create a specialized class at a mutually agreeable date! We need a groups of 3- 4 people. The prices are the same as for the regular classes. The cost is on a per person/per day basis: each day is $100 + materials ($5 per day) plus the $20 Ozark Folk Center deposit.

Ozark Folk Center resident potters, John Perry and Judi Munn offer pottery classes throughout the year. They teach beginning and intermediate forming and decorating techniques. In the potter’s wheel class, students learn the art of “throwing” on the wheel. In the hand-building class, students use the methods of pinch, coil, and slab building to create their work.

To sign up, call Ozark Folk Center State Park Craft Director Jeanette Larson (870) 269-3854.

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