Ceramics Studio at the Hop

Ceramics Studio

The Ceramics Studio introduces Dartmouth students to hands on skills, creative possibilities and technical processes of ceramics.

Fall 2021 Hours

The fully equipped studio, in the lower level of the Hop, is open for in-person work from September 13–November 16, time slot sign-up required.

September 13–November 16
Monday 11 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 11 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 11 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 11 am – 7 pm
Friday 11 am – 4:30 pm

Dartmouth students should sign up for time slots/sessions to come into the studio. We offer casual sessions with professional instruction in hand building which is relaxing, productive and fun—no experience required. Small Intro to Potter's Wheel classes are offered after an introduction to hand building (hand building is a required prerequisite for wheel classes).

First Week in The Ceramics Studio (Sep 13–17)

Monday, September 13
2:30-3:30 or 3:30 - 4:30 Make a small Planter!
Free, sign up below.

Tuesday, September 14
10:45 am–12:15 pm Potter's Wheel Refresher (for those who have "thrown" before)
12:45-2 pm Intro to Handbuilding (casual instruction to get you started on a project)
2:45-4:15 pm Intermediate/Advanced Wheel Throwing
Purchase clay in the studio with Dash or cash, sign up below.

Wednesday, September 15
12:45–2 pm Handbuilding (all levels)
2:45–4:15 pm Intermediate/Advanced Wheel Throwing
Purchase clay in the studio with Dash or cash, sign up below.

Thursday, September 16
10:45 am–12:15 pm Potter's Wheel Refresher (for those who have "thrown" before)
12:45–2 pm Intro to Handbuilding (casual instruction to get you started on a project)
2:45–4:15 pm Intermediate/Advanced Wheel Throwing
5:15–6:30 pm Intro to Handbuilding (casual instruction to get you started on a project)
Purchase clay in the studio with Dash or cash, sign up below.

Friday, September 17
11 am–12:15 pm Come In & Make a Pot!
1–2:15 pm Decoration Workshop: Carving through Slip
3–4:15 pm Decoration Workshop: Carving through Slip
Free, sign up below.

Please sign up for time slots through the link:

Fall 21 Sign Up

Please contact jennifer.s.swanson@dartmouth.edu with questions.

Workshops Spring 2020 Exhibition

Featuring the artwork of over 40 Dartmouth students

Stories from the Student Workshops 2019/2020

During a time of remote learning, students reconnect to the workshops by sharing stories about their favorite projects and the skills they learned.