Introduction to Hand Building Pottery

Build up your skills with this Hudson Valley pottery workshop.

Open Objects Studio

Open Objects Studio

5.0 (4)

2 hours Class size 1 to 6 (public classes), 2 to 10

label $75 - $85 ($85 per guest when you book for 1+ guests, $75 for 3+ guests)

Looking for pottery classes that are perfect for beginners? This workshop in Tivoli takes you through the foundations of hand building in a fun and friendly two-hour class.

Your guide is Andrea, who will demonstrate each step of how to build pottery with hand skills. You will learn about clay types, coiling, and how to control the shape and size of your piece.

You will receive personalized instruction from your teacher to make sure you get the assistance you need. You can learn at your own pace in a supportive setting while you practice new techniques.

After your work is complete, your teacher will fire the pottery for you. Then you will have a beautiful object to admire and enjoy!

Please note

  • The firing process will take approximately 3–4 weeks. You can have your pottery shipped to you after class if needed.

Knowledge required
What you'll get
A completed pottery piece
What to bring
Please wear clothes that are ok to get dusty
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, Christmas party, birthday, bachelorette party or bachelor party.

This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 12 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mom or Xmas gift.

Open Objects Studio is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.


27 Montgomery Street, Tivoli, NY

Your teacher
Open Objects Studio
Open Objects Studio

5.0 (4)

We are a small pottery studio based in New York. Our studio is run by Andrea who has been working with clay for the past 5 years. Our mission to spread the mindfulness and therapeutic rewards of working with clay.

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