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.

Enrolled in a class and need to Quarantine? At Home Option: Work from home kits will be available to aid in working from home for those who can’t be in-person for class. Please call and we can set this up. 414-249-5902

Not enrolled in a class and need a virtual option? We offer Clay to go kits for $33 ea. to make one project of your choice. Choose from 4 videos. All supplies included. Projects to be completed within one month of recieving your kit. Please call to set this up. 414-249-5902

Cancelation Policy: A full refund will be issued if class is canceled. A full refund minus a $15 processing fee for withdrawal from class 14 days prior to the start of class. No refunds or transfers 13 days or less before the start of class (Unless we can fill your spot)

Upcoming Adult Pottery Classes

 

Event Date
Glaze Application
  • July 17, 2024 6:00 pm
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Couples Night Out 7/19/24 (Wheel)
  • July 19, 2024 6:00 pm
Sold Out
Couples Night Out 7/19/24 (Hand Building)
  • July 19, 2024 6:00 pm
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Couples Night Out 7/26/24 (Hand Building)
  • July 26, 2024 6:00 pm
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Pottery Wheel Classes

7 Week Adult pottery wheel classes for all levels of pottery skill.

A new session of classes is offered every two months

*Classes are non-refundable or (transferable to a different session) for cancelations less than 14 days before class begins unless we can fill your spot.

Hand-Building (Sculpture) Classes

Multi-Week Adult hand-building classes for all levels of skill.

New session of classes is offered every two months

*Classes are non-refundable or (transferable to a different session) for cancelations less than 14 days before class begins unless we can fill your spot.

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. New classes will be released every two months

*Classes are non-refundable or (transferable to a different night) for cancelations less than 14 days before class begins unless we can fill your spot.


  • Friday
     July 19, 2024
     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
     July 19, 2024
     6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Couples Night Out 7/19/24 (Hand Building) 6:00-8:30pm Come learn about the art of ceramics with a good friend and create your own handbuilt project.  Join us for this 2 ½ hour class and learn to construct a piece using tools such as the slabroller and extruder. Projects may include bowls,  decorative plates, mugs, and planters. (more…)


  • Friday
     July 26, 2024
     6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Couples Night Out 7/26/24 (Hand Building) 6:00-8:30pm Come learn about the art of ceramics with a good friend and create your own handbuilt project.  Join us for this 2 ½ hour class and learn to construct a piece using tools such as the slabroller and extruder. Projects may include bowls,  decorative plates, mugs, and planters. (more…)

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.


  • Glaze Application
     July 17, 2024
     6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Glaze Application
     July 24, 2024
     6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Glaze Application
     July 31, 2024
     6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Glaze Application
     August 7, 2024
     6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Staff

  • Liz Lewandowski
    Liz has a BA from Concordia College, WI. She is an extremely talented hand-builder and sculptor. She has taught classes for CCC since 2014, many of her own unique design. Liz is also the head of glaze mixing and kiln operation.  Thanks to her we have 21 hand-mixed glazes, 8 slips and 4 oxide washes. In addition she keeps 3 kilns firing up to 3 times per week, all while keeping a wicked sense of humor. “I’m an Illustrator by trade but have found a special place in my heart for ceramics. I enjoy making 3d pieces of art and then incorporating drawings and designs in the the surface. I specialize in dragons, monsters and all things nightmarish!” Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lsquaredstudio/?hl=en

GLAZE APPLICATION: 4 WEEKS WED 6:00-8:30 PM Summer: 7/17/24-8/7/14  Inst. Liz Lewandowski Struggle with glazing? Looking to do more than dip glazing? Or maybe you want to learn how a glaze can have more flow? This is the class for you!  This is a good opportunity to learn how to work with a glaze and (more…)

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