Fall into Creativity at the Thames Art Gallery

Fall into Creativity

Check out all the great art programs at the Thames Art Gallery. To register call 519.360.1998, on-line at www.chatham-kent.ca/RecConnect or in-person at the Chatham Cultural Centre or Municipal Centre.


Glaze and Slip Clay Workshop with Potter Chris Snedden

Glaze and Slip Clay Workshop with Potter Chris Snedden

Let’s decorate, glaze, and slip pottery! Whether you wish to pursue a sense of narrative or create beautiful patterns, this course will explore a host of techniques to accomplish this. Everything from carving, slip decorating techniques, glaze combinations, and over-glaze brushwork will be explored. Each class will be comprised of demonstration and hands on learning. 

Date: August 26-30, 2019

Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $255.00+HST

Code: 224838

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Wheel Thrown Pottery

Wheel Pottery 1

Learn the basic techniques; centering, pulling, trimming and finishing on the potter's wheel. This class is perfect for beginners, or for those who are developing and refining their throwing skills. This class concludes with glazing and decorating your clay pieces. Instructed by potter Andrea Vuletin. 

Date: Tuesdays, September 17 - November 5, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $224.00+HST

Code: 227729

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Wheel Pottery 2

Further your skills on the potter's wheel. Develop and refine your throwing skills and create more advanced forms. This class concludes with glazing and decorating your clay pieces. Instructed by potter Andrea Vuletin.

Date: Thursdays, September 19 - November 7, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $224.00+HST

Code: 227730

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Wheel Pottery and Handbuilding Combo Class with Tammy Ward

Wheel Pottery and Handbuilding Combo

Create pottery pieces with your hands through coiling and slab building and get introduced to the basics on the potter's wheel. Finish with glazing and decorating your creations. Instructed by Tammy Ward.

Date: Mondays, September 30 - November 7, 2019

Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $224.00+HST

Code: 227731

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Open Studio Pottery

Open Studio Pottery

Book extra time on the wheel to continue to practice and refine your throwing skills. Glazes and firing included. Clay not provided. Please purchase through Municipality. 

Date: Sundays, November 10 - December 1, 2019

Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $60.00+HST 

Code: 228840

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Mud Club for Teens Clay & Pottery Class

Mud Club for Teens!

Clay classes for teens! Create pottery pieces with your hands by coiling and slab building and get introduced to the basics on the potter's wheel; the techniques of centering, pulling and trimming. Experiment with glazes and decoration to finish your creations. 

Date: Wednesdays, October 2 - November 20, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 13+

Fee: $160.00+HST

Code: 227732

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Do You Love Me Same? Date Night on the Potter's Wheel

Do You Love Me Sam? Date Night on the Potter's Wheel

Ghost movie inspired date night! Begin with a demonstration on the potter's wheel. Your instructor will show you the basic techniques of centering, pulling and shaping. Ghost style throwing optional! Each couple will create a style of pot, which will later be fired and glazed to your liking. 

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $85.00+HST per couple

Code: 227733

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Date: Friday, November 15, 2019

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $85.00+HST per couple

Code: 227735

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Made in a Day, Clay DIY: Handmade Coffee Mugs

Get in on the handmade craze! Make your own mugs for a winter warm up! Using hand building techniques such as coil and slab to create four mugs, create surface texture and decorations with our clay stamps. Choose from two glazes to complete your work. Pieces will be fired and glazed by the instructor and ready for pick up three weeks following the workshop. Bring your lunch! 

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019

Time: 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $80.00+HST 

Code: 227738

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Acrylic Painting

Acrylic Painting

Bring your ideas to life while developing your own style through a combination of skills based techniques, demonstrations and class discussions. All materials supplied. 

Date: Sundays, September 16 -November 4, 2019

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $119.00+HST 

Code: 228779

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Paint Night at the Granite Club

Join us for Paint Night! Bring some fun loving friends, purchase a few drinks and get ready to paint! Materials and step by step instructions provided! Get ready to take something exciting home at the end of the night.

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $35+HST 

Code: 228730

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Art and Wine

Art and Wine

Enjoy an evening of artful entertainment, conversation and wine tasting. Your ticket includes a curated selection of appetizers and a glass of wine, themed with the evening's short film on an artist, genre or region.

Each of our selected films has a discussion point, or conundrum! After viewing the film, participate in some lively conversation, or just sit back and listen - we promise you an enjoyable evening of fun and entertainment!  A handout with full colour image of the artwork, the artist's biography and supporting information will be provided. Occasionally a mixed drink will be substituted for wine where appropriate, one drink is included in the price of the ticket. 


Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019

Time: 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio One

Age: 18+

Fee: $20.00+HST 

Code: 228829

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Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019

Time: 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio One

Age: 18+

Fee: $20.00+HST 

Code: 228830

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Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time: 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio One

Age: 18+

Fee: $20.00+HST 

Code: 228831

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