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
Couples Night Out 4/23/21
  • April 23, 2021 6:00 pm
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Couples Night Out 4/30/21
  • April 30, 2021 6:00 pm
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Raku Workshop 3 Nights Spring 2021
  • May 1, 2021 3:00 pm
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Adult Pottery Wheel II: Spring 2 2021, 7 weeks Monday evening
  • May 3, 2021 6:30 pm
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Adult Pottery Wheel I: Spring 2- 2021, 7 weeks Tuesday AM
  • May 4, 2021 9:30 am
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Wheel Sculpture: Spring 2: 7 weeks Tuesday PM
  • May 4, 2021 6:30 pm
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Hand Building I: Spring II 6 weeks Wednesday mornings
  • May 5, 2021 9:30 am
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Adult Pottery Wheel I: Spring 2: 2021, 7 weeks Thursday PM
  • May 6, 2021 6:30 pm
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Couples Night Out 5/7/21
  • May 7, 2021 6:00 pm
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Couples Night Out 5/14/21
  • May 14, 2021 6:00 pm
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Couples Night Out 5/28/21
  • May 28, 2021 6:00 pm
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Couples Night Out 6/4/21
  • June 4, 2021 6:00 pm
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Adult Pottery Wheel I: Spring 2 2021, 7 weeks Saturday PM
  • June 5, 2021 3:00 pm
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Hand Building I: Spring 2, 2021 6 weeks Saturday Afternoons
  • June 5, 2021 3:00 pm
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Couples Night Out 6/11/21
  • June 11, 2021 6:00 pm
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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


  • Monday PM
    May 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    May 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    May 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    May 24, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    June 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    June 14, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    June 21, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Take your throwing to the next level. Lids-Handles-Plates and More! Create lighter refined shapes, throw larger & learn new surface techniques.

Event Phone: 414-249-5902


  • Tues AM
    May 4, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    May 11, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    May 18, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    May 25, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    June 1, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    June 8, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    June 15, 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


  • Wheel Sculpture
    May 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    May 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    May 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    May 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    June 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    June 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    June 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Students will use the potter’s wheel to create forms that will be assembled to form sculptures. Projects may be functional or purely artistic.

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.


  • Raku Workshop 3 Day
    May 1, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 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


  • Wheel Sculpture
    May 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    May 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    May 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    May 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    June 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    June 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wheel Sculpture
    June 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Students will use the potter’s wheel to create forms that will be assembled to form sculptures. Projects may be functional or purely artistic.

Event Phone: (414) 249-5902


  • Wednesday
    May 5, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    May 12, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    May 19, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    May 26, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    June 2, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    June 9, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Hand Building I : 6 weeks Wednesdays 9:30am-Noon Spring II: 5/5/21-6/9/21 Inst: Colleen Volland 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 how to use the slab roller, extruder, slump, hump (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 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 how (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
    April 23, 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
    April 30, 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 1, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 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 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.


  • 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.


  • Raku Workshop 3 Day
    May 1, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 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…)

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