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6-Week Courses

For 6 consecutive weeks, you will meet once a week on the day of the week you register for. Please see our schedule below for the upcoming course. While enrolled, students will have access to Open Studios Tuesday-Sunday 11am-6pm to practice practice practice!

Intro to the Wheel

During this course you'll learn the ceramic process from start to finish. Your instructor will teach you how to throw on the wheel, basic trimming techniques, and glaze application. This course is great for beginners with no experience.

Course includes: clay & firing | tools & materials | glazes | open studio hours

Intermediate Wheel

Already take the wheel for a spin and want to refine your throwing, trimming and glazing skills?! Get right back on the wheel and start where you left off. This course is great for individuals who have taken a minimum of two intro courses at Merritt Ceramics or another ceramic studio.

Course includes: clay & firing | tools & materials | glazes | open studio hours

Intro to Handbuilding

Clay creation without the wheel. Learn the tools of the trade and all the insider secrets to sculpt almost anything. During this course you will learn the basics of sculpting clay with techniques like coil and slab building. This course is especially great for those who love to decorate and embellish their work and will learn all about surface and texture design!

Course includes: clay & firing | tools & materials | glazes/slips/stains | open studio hours

Course Cancellation & Refund Policy

If you need to cancel your course, you must email info@merrittceramics.com more than a week prior to the first class session to receive a refund minus a $10 transaction fee. While we understand the unstable nature of covid and it’s variants, we unfortunately cannot refund you after the start of your course. If there are cancellations after the start of your course due to COVID, we are happy to pre-register you for the following course. No refunds or credit rollovers will be issued.

COVID-19 Protocols: To attend any class or course at Merritt Ceramics, we require proof of vaccination and masks to be worn at all times while in the studio. Thank you!

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One-Time Classes Cancellation & Refund Policy

If you need to cancel your class, you must email info@merrittceramics.com 48 hours in advance to receive a refund minus a $10 transaction fee. After that time there is no refund or rescheduling. Any rescheduling at any time, if available, will cost $15.

COVID-19 Protocols: To attend any class or course at Merritt Ceramics, we require proof of vaccination and masks to be worn at all times while in the studio. Thank you!

Fall/Winter 2022 Workshops

Hands-on Workshop with visiting artist, Hsin-Chuen Lin

Hands-on Workshop with visiting artist, Hsin-Chuen Lin

$150.00


1 Day Workshop: October 23rd

Sipping and Slabbing w/ Steve

Sipping and Slabbing w/ Steve

$140.00


1 Day Workshop: November 5

Workshop Cancellation & Refund Policy

If you need to cancel your class, you must email info@merrittceramics.com 48 hours in advance to receive a refund minus a $10 transaction fee. After that time there is no refund or rescheduling. Any rescheduling at any time, if available, will cost $15.

Private Lessons & Events

We are scheduling 2hr Private Lessons/Events from Tuesday-Sunday with start times between 11am-3pm. To schedule please email us!

For parties of 1-3 people = $120 per person

4-7 people = $108 per person

8+people = $98 per person.

All supplies, materials, and firing included.

Show your instructor some extra love. Tips are welcome.

*There will be a 20% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more.

*additional time and/or headcount available upon request

If you need to cancel your Private Lesson booking, you must email info@merrittceramics.com no less than 24 hours in advance to receive a refund minus a $10 booking fee. After that time, there will be a $25 late cancellation and no show fee.

Interested in Joining the Family?

Merritt Studio Memberships are a gateway to time well spent. Dirty hands are a great excuse to put away your phone, mold clay into a meaningful work of art and develop lasting friendships.

Daisy Studio Membership
daisy membership at Merritt Ceramics

Daisy Studio Membership

$155.00/month


Benefits:

• dedicated shelf space (approx. 18”x18”x14”)

• access during studio hours (Tue-Sun 11am-6pm).

• full access to studio equipment, discounts, glazes, slips, washes & more.

Who is this for?

• beginners who have some experience working on their own, but need the occasional help from a member of staff.

*Membership level is currently full, please contact us to join the waitlist and arrange a studio tour.

Tulip Studio Membership
Tulip Membership at Merritt Ceramics

Tulip Studio Membership

$205.00/month


Benefits:

• dedicated shelf space (approx. 35”x 15”x16”)

• 24/7 studio access.

• full access to studio equipment, discounts, glazes, slips, washes & more.

Who is this for?

• intermediate ceramicists who are familiar with working in a shared studio space.

*Membership level is currently full, please contact us to join the waitlist and arrange a studio tour.

Dahlia Studio Membership
Dahlia Membership at Merritt Ceramics

Dahlia Studio Membership

$245.00/month


Benefits:

• personal shelf space (full shelf [32”x18”x12"])

• 24/7 studio access.

• full access to studio equipment, discounts, glazes, slips, washes & more.

Who is this for?

• intermediate & advanced ceramicists who are familiar with working in a shared studio space and are beginning their journey into small production.

*Membership level is currently full, please contact us to join the waitlist and arrange a studio tour.

Poppy Studio Membership
Poppy Membership at Merritt Ceramics

Poppy Studio Membership

$295.00/month


Benefits:

• dedicated shelf space (~half of a shelving unit [2.5 x [36”x18”x12”])

• 24/7 studio access.

• full access to studio equipment, discounts, glazes, slips, washes & more.

Who is this for?

• intermediate & advanced ceramicists who are familiar with working in a shared studio space and are beginning their journey into small production

*Membership level is currently full, please contact us to join the waitlist and arrange a studio tour.

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