350 South Main Street ,Middletown CT 06457

Youth Classes

Reminder: Spaces still available in most classes

Note: We recommend bringing an old shirt or smock to protect clothing.

Please click here and print a registration form.  If you Pre-register online, you still need to complete the registration form and submit payment. You can mail in or drop off  the check with form, or scan and email the form with a credit card number; you can also call the office and give your credit card number over the phone.

Click Pre-Register Now to register online and enroll for any of the classes listed below. (See note above)

Winter Classes

Sec. TYL Handbuilding for Kids (Grades 3, 4 & 5) Instructor: Liz Blodgett

Students will create sculptural artworks and functional pottery using techniques such as: pinching, coiling, extruding, and soft and hard slab construction. Surface design may include stamping, stenciling, carving as well as glazing.

  • 6 sessions; Thursdays
  • January 25 - March 3
  • 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuition: $98.00/credit
  • $93/cash or check
  • Materials fee: $5

Sec. TYR Teen Pottery (Grades 6-12) Instructor: Monica Hewryck

Structured like our adult pottery classes, this class introduces students to wheel throwing and glazing, stoneware pottery. Some hand building techniques will be demonstrated. Bench time included. Materials extra.

  • 7 sessions; Tuesdays
  • January 23 - March 6
  • 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuition: $180/credit card
  • $175/cash and check

Coming in the Spring - Spring Sewing Sensations with Claudia Mathison (ages 8 and older)

Let's get sewing! Here's your chance to learn basic machine and hand sewing techniques as well as embroidery embellishment. Design and sew a colorful pillow, embroidered tote bag and cute and cuddly stuffed animal! A variety of techniques will be taught throughout the class. Have fun and make new friends!