Gather together with makers of all levels to learn new skills and celebrate traditional crafts and regenerative living. Whether you’re interested in half-day workshops or multi-week courses, there’s something for everyone! Located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, we offer hands-on experiences in a variety of subjects, all taught in either the beautiful studios at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) or one of our partnering locations.
Beginner Pottery Class | Intro to Ceramics | Sara Griffin | Tuesday Session
October 10 @ 6:00 pm - November 21 @ 9:00 pm$250.00 – $312.00
SEVEN WEEK COURSE, Every Tuesday from 6 PM – 9 PM
Beginner Pottery Class!
October 10, October 17, October 24, October 31
November 7, November 14, November 21
Whether you’ve barely dabbled with a pottery wheel, or just thought about it, this seven week course is for you! From the talented Sara Griffin, you will learn the basics of clay and finally get your hands dirty to create your own ceramic pots and mugs. Learn about the different pottery tools, how to center on the wheel, then work on finishing with trimming and glazing. During this course, you will start with the basic cylinder, before expanding your abilities to shape it into almost anything! Sign up for this beginner pottery class and learn the basics of wheel throwing and make your first creations on the pottery wheel.
TICKET PRICING & MATERIAL COST:
Regular ticket price (Aug 15 @ 12pm – October 3 @ 11:30pm): $312
NBCCD staff, faculty, and current students (including 2023 graduates) receive 20% off regular ticket sales while supplies last. Find the NBCCD Discount ticket below.
Additional material fees:
On the first evening participants will be required to purchase the materials below Materials available in the College Store.
- Half Box of Clay – Approx. $35
- Beginner tool set – Approx. $25
- #423 Aluminum Double loop – Approx. $12
FAQ and refund information can be found at the bottom of this page.
Sara Griffin holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from NSCAD University, a Bachelor of Education from UNB, and a Diploma of Ceramics from New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Highlights of her career include residencies in Italy carving marble, printing lithographs at Malaspina’s Printmaker’s Society in Vancouver, BC, and teaching English in Japan. Sara has exhibited internationally and has curated exhibitions and learning programmes in Eastern Canada. Griffin is an active arts advocate and served as the former Executive Director of ArtsLink NB. She now works as a full-time artist and owns Griffin Works Studio in Fredericton, NB.
If a request for a refund is made between 8 and 14 days before the course begins, a 95% refund will be granted (5% will be retained to cover processing fees). If a request for a refund is made 7 days or fewer before the course begins, a refund will only be granted if the participant’s spot is able to be filled.
If a participant is unable to attend a course due to illness or family emergency, they may be eligible to receive a voucher for a portion of the course fee. The participant must notify the HFS Coordinator at HoneybeeFolkSchool@nbccd.ca as soon as possible. The voucher amount will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may be up to 75% of the course fee.
If a workshop is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances regarding the instructor, facilities or low enrolment, a 100% refund will be granted to registered participants.
If a class is cancelled due to inclement weather a new date will be set. If a participant cannot attend the rescheduled time, you will be granted a 100% refund.
For more information regarding cancellations, refunds, and our policies, please refer to our list of frequently asked questions.