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Children ages 9-12

Adventure Artists with Claire Reid – FULL

This class is now full. Please keep an eye out for future sessions! This is the revamped “Exploring Art” for 9-12 year olds, with an additional emphasis on the technical aspects of drawing, painting and printmaking. Perfect for students ready to take their art to the next level! Build on skills acquired in Casa classes, or try something new. This class is a great option for the budding artist in your home. Materials provided.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:October 29, 2021

Time:1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Fee:$125

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Children ages 6-9

Kids Clay Handbuilding with Ethan Roth

Play with clay in a most creative way! Students learn basic handbuilding techniques such as pinch pot, coil and slab construction. Everyone is encouraged to express their creativity in clay while shaping both functional and decorative artworks under the helpful guidance of Casa’s experienced instructors. Pieces are coloured with ceramic glaze to finish them and are available for pick-up two weeks after the last class. Materials provided.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:October 29, 2021

Time:1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Fee:$130

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Adults

AP Introduction to Stained Glass with Kathy Schwarz – Section 3

A project-based course intended for people new to glass work. Take this great opportunity to work with glass, creating beautiful and memorable pieces for your home. Once you see what’s possible, the options are limitless! All tools and equipment will be provided, but each participant will need to purchase solder, foil and glass required for their individual projects (estimated material cost $40 and up).

Series:AP Class

Date:November 1, 2021

Time:7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$210 + GST

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Adults
A pair of hands kneads a block of clay

Clay Handbuilding with Gordon Perret

Gain a solid foundation in pottery with the three fundamental methods of handbuilding: coil, pinch pot and slab construction. Use traditional and non-traditional tools while exploring both function and decorative wares. Form a variety of clay creations, working from substructure all the way through to surface design using patinas and glazes. Materials provided.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:November 1, 2021

Time:6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$190+GST

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Family
An adult throws a pot on a wheel while a child cleans a sponge

Generations Clay with Ethan Roth – Section 2 – FULL

This class is now full. Please keep an eye out for future sessions! Take a turn on the wheel, and then try out handbuilding! Learn the fundamentals of throwing a pot as well as the basics of pinch pot, slab, and coil construction in this family-focused class. Children and their adults work alongside one another, taking away both new skills, creating beautiful, functional dishes and decorative pieces for the home. Glaze in the final class and pick up your creations two week later! Materials provided.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:November 6, 2021

Time:2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fee:$155+GST/Adult, $45/Child

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Adults

WS Sweet Heart Mugs with Ethan Roth – Section 2

Love, like a ceramic mug, is surprisingly hearty, takes some elbow grease to get just right and is best when filled with warmth. Come learn how to make mugs with your sweet heart – romantic or platonic – in this one night workshop: shaping, glazing and kiln-firing included! Mugs will be available for pick-up three weeks from the event date.

Series:Workshop

Date:November 6, 2021

Time:6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$30 + GST/person

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Adults

WS: Holiday Ornaments – Section 1

Explore clay handbuilding by creating unique holiday ornaments. Bring a friend, or make something to commemorate the 2021 Holiday season with a loved one. Families, check out the Generation’s section for an option suited for the whole family. Participants will be contacted to pick-up their pieces prior to December 19.

Series:Workshop

Date:November 13, 2021

Time:6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Fee:$30 + GST

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Adults

WS Tea Light Lanterns with Ethan Roth – Section 2

Light the night with ceramic lanterns. With decorative cut-outs to suit your tastes and décor, this fully customizable evening of creation is a great way to add light and warmth to your home. Create a pleasing shape and allow the beauty of porcelain to shine through! Lanterns will be available for pick-up three weeks from the event date.

Series:Workshop

Date:November 27, 2021

Time:6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$30 + GST/person

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Casa Program Guide

The Casa Program Guide is produced three times a year; Winter, Spring/Summer and Fall. Inside the guide find listings for the upcoming class and workshop schedule, upcoming exhibitions at The Gallery, information about artists in residence and seasonal events in the building. Program guides are free. Pick-up guides at Casa or at facilities throughout the city.