Student Workshops at the Hop

Student Workshops

Hone your craft with hands-on projects in wood, metal/jewelry and clay—no experience needed!

The Ceramics Studio, the Donald Clafin Jewelry Studio, and the Woodworking Workshop are open to Dartmouth students and feature professional instructors who will get you started and help you along the way. Workshop fees are just $12 per term.

Workshop Newsletter

Student Workshops Newsletter

Stories about the empowering opportunities that the Student Workshops offer here at Dartmouth.

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Your gifts support a creative refuge on campus where students work with talented craftspeople to develop artistic and technical abilities as well as important life skills. This support helps maintain our extensive inventory of tools and keeps our studios in magnificent form.

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Ceramics at the Hop

Ceramics Studio

Undergraduate hours
Monday to Friday: 1–5 pm
Graduate hours
Tuesday 1–5 pm & Thursday 1–5 pm

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Donald Claflin Jewelry Studio at the Hop

Donald Claflin Jewelry Studio

Open studio hours
Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 1–5 pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 1–8 pm

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The Woodworking Shop at the Hop

Woodworking Workshop

Open workshop hours
Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 1–5 pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 1–8 pm

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Jeff Georgantes in the Hop Student Workshops

Jeff joins the Society of North American Goldsmith’s Board of Directors

Jeffrey Georgantes, the Director of the Donald Claflin Jewelry Studio has been appointed to the primary national organization focused on jewelry and metalsmithing education. Congrats, Jeff!

Hands-On at the Hop

~25%

About a quarter of all students learn and create in the Student Workshops during their time as students

~750

Students use the Donald Claflin Jewelry Studio each year

60+

Founded in the 1940s, the Hop Student Workshops are one of the first college makerspaces in the country

In fact, RIT’s legendary School for American Craftsman was founded at Dartmouth!