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Workshops and Classes

Claytime!
Beginner weekend workshops – every Saturday & Sunday. Great for all ages. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult who also has a ticket.
$20 per person

Details and registration online: 2021 dates / 2022 dates


New 2022 workshops

DIY Pet Bowls
February 3 & 17 2022 (2 part workshop)
$65 + HST

Make a set of personalized clay bowls for your pet! Use the slab technique to make clay bowls from scratch and learn how to use tracing paper to create custom image or text illustrations.

Details and registration online

Jug Workshop
February 10 2022
$55 + HST

Make a decorative clay jug inspired by John Jacobi’s pottery from the City of Waterloo Museum.

Details and registration online

Mug Workshop
February 14 2022
$55 + HST

Make a mug inspired by Walter Ostrom’s pottery in ‘The Good Earth: Pots and Passion of Walter Ostrom’ exhibit at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery.

Details and registration online

Clay Box Workshop
March 3 2022
$55 + HST

Make a clay box inspired by pieces in the permanent collection at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery. Learn how to use slab construction to create and decorate a clay box. During this workshop, you will view pieces from the collection, learn about how they were made, and create your own version! 

Details and registration online


Dementia Friendly Art Tours

In The Moment Dementia Friendly Art Tours
First Wednesday of the Month
Free

Next tour: December 1, 10:30am – 12:00pm

Register online or phone 519-746-1882 x233


Free Community Garden Workshops

Help design your community garden and create a clay ornament inspired by nature!

Saturday November 13, 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm. Register online


At Home Clay Kits

Get creative at home and have your artwork fired in a kiln at the gallery! Firing costs are included in the kit price. Finished pieces are dishwasher and microwave safe.

Visit our Youtube page for online tutorials about basics of working with clay and project ideas. Make whatever you like out of clay!

We have three kit options:

  • Claytime @ Home Kit
    1.5 pounds of clay, 5 colours of underglaze, and basic tools / $22 + HST / order online
  • Date Night @ Home Kit
    A bottle of wine and 2 Claytime @ Home kits / $60 + HST / order online

How it works: Order your kit online, pick it up at the gallery, and then return your pieces to be fired. We will email you when your artwork is ready to pick up. It takes 2-3 weeks for us to bisque fire and glaze fire pieces. Our studio team individually dips functional pieces in a clear glaze for a food-safe finish. This 2-3 period includes waiting for pieces to be air-dry before they go in the kiln. We wait for pieces to be fully dry to reduce risk of pieces cracking and exploding in the kiln.


2021 Fall/Winter Workshops *sold out*

Snowfolk workshop with Judy Donaldson.
November 25 20 *sold out*

Winter Tree Workshop with Judy Donaldson.
December 2 2021, 6-9pm *sold out*

Glass Fusion Ornament Workshops with Laurie Spieker. *sold out*
Tuesday, November 23th 7-9pm
Tuesday, November 30th 7-9pm
Tuesday, December 7th 7-9pm


Want to know more or book a group workshop?

Please contact Shannon Quigley for further information.
(519) 746-1882, ext. 233 or shannon@theclayandglass.ca