Adult Pottery Classes & Workshops

Cream City Clay offers wheel throwing and hand building (an ancient technique of creating forms without a wheel using hands, fingers and tools) for the beginner to the most advanced.

Wheel classes include teen wheel, wheel I and wheel II, and couples night out. Hand building classes may include coil building, pinch pots, slab building, mosaics, jewelry making, figurines or tile making.

All Materials are included unless otherwise noted.

Classes are available for all levels of pottery skills.

Students are automatically signed up for their time to work during their class period.

* Classes have moved back to in-Studio! Changes due to Covid-19 include: Everyone coming in the studio must wear a mask covering the mouth & nose and remain 6′ apart. Do not come in if you are sick or live with someone who is sick or exposed to Covid-19.

At Home Option: For those who are at risk for contracting or spreading Covid-19; At Home Classes  with video instruction are available for adults and children. Clay-to-go kits will be available for $10ea to aid in working from home for those who do not want an in-studio class. Please call and we can set this up. 414-249-5902

Upcoming Adult Pottery Classes

*Summer Classes are all Online. See details

Event Date
Adult Pottery Wheel I: Spring 2 2021, 7 weeks Thursday AM
  • May 6, 2021 9:30 am
Sold Out
Adult Pottery Wheel I: Spring 2: 2021, 7 weeks Thursday PM
  • May 6, 2021 6:30 pm
Sold Out
Couples Night Out 5/7/21
  • May 7, 2021 6:00 pm
Sold Out
Mosaics: Spring 2 2021
  • May 10, 2021 6:30 pm
Register
Faces, Figures and Fauna: Spring 2, 2021
  • May 12, 2021 6:00 pm
Register
Couples Night Out 5/14/21
  • May 14, 2021 6:00 pm
Sold Out
Raku Workshop 3 Nights Spring 2021
  • May 15, 2021 3:00 pm
Sold Out
Glaze Mixing Workshop
  • May 16, 2021 3:00 pm
Register
Couples Night Out 5/28/21
  • May 28, 2021 6:00 pm
Sold Out
Couples Night Out 6/4/21
  • June 4, 2021 6:00 pm
Sold Out
Adult Pottery Wheel I: Spring 2 2021, 7 weeks Saturday PM
  • June 5, 2021 3:00 pm
Sold Out
Hand Building I: Spring 2, 2021 6 weeks Saturday Afternoons
  • June 5, 2021 3:00 pm
Register
Couples Night Out 6/11/21
  • June 11, 2021 6:00 pm
Sold Out
Couples Night Out 6/18/21
  • June 18, 2021 6:00 pm
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Couples Night Out 6/25/21
  • June 25, 2021 6:00 pm
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Pottery Wheel Classes

Adult pottery wheel classes for all levels of pottery skill.

Event Phone: 414-249-5902


  • Thurs AM
    May 6, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thurs AM
    May 13, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thurs AM
    May 20, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thurs AM
    May 27, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thurs AM
    June 3, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thurs AM
    June 10, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thurs AM
    June 17, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn the basics of throwing on a potter’s wheel in a fun and friendly atmosphere. No previous clay or art experience necessary.

Event Phone: 414-249-5902


  • Thurs PM
    May 6, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thurs PM
    May 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thurs PM
    May 20, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thurs PM
    May 27, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thurs PM
    June 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thurs PM
    June 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thurs PM
    June 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn the basics of throwing on a potter’s wheel in a fun and friendly atmosphere. No previous clay or art experience necessary.

Event Phone: 414-249-5902


  • Saturday Afternoon
    June 5, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Afternoon
    June 12, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Afternoon
    June 19, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Afternoon
    June 26, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Afternoon
    July 10, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Afternoon
    July 17, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Afternoon
    July 24, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Learn the basics of throwing on a potter’s wheel in a fun and friendly atmosphere. No previous clay or art experience necessary.

Hand-Building (Sculpture) Classes

Adult hand-building classes for all levels of skill.

Event Phone: (414) 249-5902


  • Mosaics
    May 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Mosaics
    May 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Mosaics
    May 24, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Mosaics
    June 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Mosaics
    June 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Create a platter and coasters using a mosaic technique. Use colored clays to create dynamic pieces.

Event Phone: (414) 249-5902


  • Wednesday pm
    May 12, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday pm
    May 19, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday pm
    May 26, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday pm
    June 2, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Finishing day Wednesday pm
    June 23, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Faces, Figures and Fauna 5 Wednesdays 6-8:30pm $165 5/12/21-6/2/21 & 6/23 for finishing (Students may choose to purchase additional materials for finishing) Learn to sculpt human or animal facial features and figures. Begin with the bone structure, add muscles and finish with a life-like surface. Using an armature you will learn to sketch a 3D (more…)


  • Raku Workshop 3 Day
    May 15, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Raku Workshop 3 Day
    May 22, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Raku Workshop Bring your ideas and creativity! Make wall art, tiles, animal sculpture, figures, planters, decorative vases, bottles, boxes, dishes, or candle holders. Those with experience may work independently and those that are new to clay will be taught soft slab construction and the pinch method to create their pieces. Raku pottery is for decorative (more…)

Event Phone: (414) 249-5902


  • Tuesday
    June 5, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday
    June 12, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday
    June 19, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday
    June 26, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday
    July 10, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday
    July 17, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Hand Building I : 6 weeks Saturday Afternoons 3:00-5:30pm $197 Spring 2: 6/5-7/17 (No Class 7/3 4th of July Weekend) Inst: Liz Lewandowski Level: Beginning – Intermediate Learn the basics of creating clay objects by hand using the methods of coil construction, soft & hard slab and the most basic of pinch. You will learn (more…)

Couples Night Out

Have a hands-on clay experience with your favorite someone or best pal. Cherish the memories each time you use your handmade pottery at home.

*Classes are non-refundable for cancelations less than 14 days before class begins unless we can fill your spot. 


  • Friday
    May 7, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Try the potter’s wheel and have a hands on clay experience with your favorite someone or best pal. No experience necessary. Each person has their own wheel. Participants usually make two pieces and have time to decorate them with beautiful colors and designs. Aprons are available and all supplies included.


  • Friday
    May 14, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Try the potter’s wheel and have a hands on clay experience with your favorite someone or best pal. No experience necessary. Each person has their own wheel. Participants usually make two pieces and have time to decorate them with beautiful colors and designs. Aprons are available and all supplies included.


  • Raku Workshop 3 Day
    May 15, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Raku Workshop 3 Day
    May 22, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Raku Workshop Bring your ideas and creativity! Make wall art, tiles, animal sculpture, figures, planters, decorative vases, bottles, boxes, dishes, or candle holders. Those with experience may work independently and those that are new to clay will be taught soft slab construction and the pinch method to create their pieces. Raku pottery is for decorative (more…)


  • Friday
    May 28, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Try the potter’s wheel and have a hands on clay experience with your favorite someone or best pal. No experience necessary. Each person has their own wheel. Participants usually make two pieces and have time to decorate them with beautiful colors and designs. Aprons are available and all supplies included.


  • Friday
    June 4, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Try the potter’s wheel and have a hands on clay experience with your favorite someone or best pal. No experience necessary. Each person has their own wheel. Participants usually make two pieces and have time to decorate them with beautiful colors and designs. Aprons are available and all supplies included.


  • Friday
    June 11, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Try the potter’s wheel and have a hands on clay experience with your favorite someone or best pal. No experience necessary. Each person has their own wheel. Participants usually make two pieces and have time to decorate them with beautiful colors and designs. Aprons are available and all supplies included.


  • Friday
    June 18, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Try the potter’s wheel and have a hands on clay experience with your favorite someone or best pal. No experience necessary. Each person has their own wheel. Participants usually make two pieces and have time to decorate them with beautiful colors and designs. Aprons are available and all supplies included.


  • Friday
    June 25, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Try the potter’s wheel and have a hands on clay experience with your favorite someone or best pal. No experience necessary. Each person has their own wheel. Participants usually make two pieces and have time to decorate them with beautiful colors and designs. Aprons are available and all supplies included.

Specialty Workshops

Throughout the year, Cream City Clay offers the opportunity to learn additional pottery skills with specialty workshops. Guest artisans in the past have shared their skills in Raku, sculpting, glazing and taller pieces.

Event Phone: (414) 249-5902


  • Wednesday pm
    May 12, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday pm
    May 19, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday pm
    May 26, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday pm
    June 2, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Finishing day Wednesday pm
    June 23, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Faces, Figures and Fauna 5 Wednesdays 6-8:30pm $165 5/12/21-6/2/21 & 6/23 for finishing (Students may choose to purchase additional materials for finishing) Learn to sculpt human or animal facial features and figures. Begin with the bone structure, add muscles and finish with a life-like surface. Using an armature you will learn to sketch a 3D (more…)


  • Raku Workshop 3 Day
    May 15, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Raku Workshop 3 Day
    May 22, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Raku Workshop Bring your ideas and creativity! Make wall art, tiles, animal sculpture, figures, planters, decorative vases, bottles, boxes, dishes, or candle holders. Those with experience may work independently and those that are new to clay will be taught soft slab construction and the pinch method to create their pieces. Raku pottery is for decorative (more…)

Event Phone: (414) 249-5902


  • Sunday
    May 16, 2021
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday
    May 23, 2021
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday
    June 6, 2021
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday
    June 13, 2021
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday
    June 27, 2021
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Glaze Mixing Workshop Sunday Evenings 6-9pm 5/16, 5/23, 6/6, 6/13 & 6/27  $250 non-members 10% off for Members. -Schedule reflects breaks to accommodate for holidays and allow more time to prepare tests.  Where chemistry meets art. Andrew Linderman makes this exciting exploration into glazes very accessible and fun! Students will learn about the basic parts (more…)

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