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
Hand Building I: Fall II, 6 wks Wednesday AM
  • October 27, 2021 9:30 am
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Hand Building I: Fall II, 2021 6 weeks Wednesday PM
  • October 27, 2021 6:00 pm
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Adult Pottery Wheel I: Fall II 2021, 7 weeks Wed PM
  • October 27, 2021 6:30 pm
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Adult Pottery Wheel II: Fall II 2021, 7 weeks Thursday AM
  • October 28, 2021 9:30 am
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Adult Pottery Wheel II: Fall II 2021, 7 weeks Thursday PM
  • October 28, 2021 6:30 pm
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Glaze Mixing Workshop
  • October 29, 2021 6:00 pm
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Couples Night Out 10/29/21
  • October 29, 2021 6:00 pm
Sold Out
Adult Pottery Wheel I: Fall II 2021, 7 weeks Monday AM
  • November 1, 2021 9:30 am
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Adult Pottery Wheel II: Fall II 2021, 7 weeks Monday evening
  • November 1, 2021 6:30 pm
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Mosaics: Fall II 2021
  • November 1, 2021 6:30 pm
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Adult Pottery Wheel I: Fall II 2021, 7 weeks Tuesday AM
  • November 2, 2021 9:30 am
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Adult-Teen Pottery Wheel I: Fall II, 2021- 7 weeks Tuesday PM
  • November 2, 2021 6:00 pm
Sold Out
Couples Night Out 11/5/21
  • November 5, 2021 6:00 pm
Sold Out
Couples Night Out 11/19/21
  • November 19, 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


  • Wed PM
    October 27, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wed PM
    November 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wed PM
    November 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wed PM
    November 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wed PM
    December 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wed PM
    December 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wed PM
    December 15, 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


  • Thursday AM
    October 28, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday AM
    November 4, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday AM
    November 11, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday AM
    November 18, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday AM
    December 2, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday AM
    December 9, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday AM
    December 16, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 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


  • Thursday PM
    October 28, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday PM
    November 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday PM
    November 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday PM
    November 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday PM
    December 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday PM
    December 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday PM
    December 16, 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


  • Mon AM
    November 1, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Mon AM
    November 8, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Mon AM
    November 15, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Mon AM
    November 22, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Mon AM
    November 29, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Mon AM
    December 6, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Mon AM
    December 6, 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


  • Monday PM
    November 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    November 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    November 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    November 22, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    November 29, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    December 6, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday PM
    December 13, 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
    November 2, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    November 9, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    November 16, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    November 23, 2021 - November 24, 2021
    9:30 am
  • Tues AM
    November 30, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    December 7, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tues AM
    December 14, 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


  • Tues PM
    November 2, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Tues PM
    November 9, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Tues PM
    November 16, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Tues PM
    November 23, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Tues PM
    November 30, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Tues PM
    December 7, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Tues PM
    December 14, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 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


  • Wednesday
    October 27, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    November 3, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    November 10, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    November 17, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    December 1, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    December 8, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Hand Building I : 6 weeks Wednesdays 9:30am-Noon Fall II: Wed 9:30am-Noon 10/27/21-12/1/21  No class 11/24  Inst. Diane Moore Level: Beginning – Intermediate Create beautiful useful items for your kitchen and interesting sculptures. Learn the basics of creating clay objects by hand using the methods of coil construction, soft & hard slab and the most (more…)

Event Phone: (414) 249-5902


  • Wednesday
    October 27, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday
    November 3, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday
    November 10, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday
    November 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday
    December 1, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday
    December 8, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hand Building I : 6 weeks Wednesday Evenings 6:00-8:30pm Fall II: Wed 6:00pm-8:30pm 10/27/21-12/1/21 No Class 11/24 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 to use (more…)

Event Phone: (414) 249-5902


  • Mosaics
    November 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Mosaics
    November 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Mosaics
    November 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Mosaics
    November 22, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Mosaics
    November 29, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

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
    October 29, 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
    November 5, 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
    November 19, 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


  • Friday
    October 29, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Friday
    November 5, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Friday
    November 12, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Friday
    November 19, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Friday
    December 3, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Glaze Mixing Workshop 5 wks Friday Evenings 6-9pm 10/29/21-12/3/21 (No Class 11/26) $250 non-members 10% off for Members. Where chemistry meets art. Andrew Linderman makes this exciting exploration into glazes very accessible and fun! Learn to make your own glazes or adapt the recipes you already use. Students will learn about the basic parts of (more…)

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