Ceramics Studio at the Hop

Ceramics Studio

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

Spring '22

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 12:30–5 pm
Thu: 12:30–7 pm

During the first 6 weeks of Spring Term '22, The Ceramics Studio will offer short sessions introducing Dartmouth students to basic handbuilding techniques, encouraging development of ceramic skills to utilize during our scheduled "Continuing Studio" time slots. Ceramics 1.0 and 1.2 are short (1 to 1.5 hours), structured small group sessions. 

Ceramics 2.0: Continuing Studio for working on projects following Cer 1.0 and/or Cer 1.2

After a foundation in handbuilding instruction in wheel throwing is offered—(Ceramics 3.0 and 3.1)

For all projects, students should pay for materials in studio with cash or Dash (pre-load Dash account through GET app in advance and then swipe card at studio).

Overview of Spring '22 Schedule

Sign up for time slots through the button below.

Weeks 1–6 (March 28–May 6)

Ceramics 1.0: Overview of the processes of the studio and introductory handbuilding project—for students new to ceramics and/or the studio
Ceramics 1.2: Coil and Slab—Make forms using different techniques (following Cer 1.0)
Ceramics 2.0: Continuing Studio for Wheel or Handbuilding: following 1.0 and/or 1.2  as well as previous instruction, able to work independently
Ceramics 3.0 and 3.1: Entry level structured potter's wheel throwing 2-part class for undergrads, (following prerequisite foundation in handbuilding, Cer 1.0 and 1.2 sessions).  (On sign up page there is a separate tab for 2-part entry level wheel class for undergraduates)
3.1 "Refresher" classes offer review of previous instruction in throwing – (see sign up site. Students should sign up for Ceramics 1.0 session first if new to the studio.)

Weeks 7-9 (May 9-25)

Finishing projects and glazing

Please sign up for time slots:

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Please contact ceramics.studio@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.