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CLAY EXPLORERS (Ages 8-10)

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art - Ware's Folly - Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - Saturday, February 28, 2015
Ware's Folly - Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art 506 Telfair Street AugustaGA  30901
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - Saturday, February 28, 2015
Ware's Folly - Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art 506 Telfair Street AugustaGA  30901

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What's Included

Explore the vast world of hand built pottery. Students will transform an ordinary pinch pot into a face jug or fun creature. Coil projects can take the form of a bell, flowerpot or vase. Slab building will be incorporated into the making of a bowl or plate and a tile project. Children will learn about technical glazing variations. Students must bring a clean towel each week. All other supplies will be provided.

About This Organizer

Mission
To provide opportunities for visual arts education and to develop visual arts awareness and appreciation throughout the greater Augusta community.
Company Overview
Founded in 1937, the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art serves as the Central Savannah River Area's only independent nonprofit visual art school and contemporary art gallery.
Description
Housed in historic Ware's Folly (c. 1818) and the Walker-Mackenzie Studio (c. 1909), the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art is proud to offer visual art education opportunities for students of all ages and interests. Quarterly studio classes and workshops are available in a wide range of media, from drawing and painting to photography, weaving, clay, and sculpture, for children, youth, and adults.

As Augusta's only nonprofit contemporary art gallery, each year over 30 exhibitions spotlight regional, national, and international artists in a variety of styles, techniques and media, including ceramics, photography, painting, drawing and printmaking.
General Information
nonprofit visual arts school + contemporary art gallery

Organizer Info

  • Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

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Ware's Folly - Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art 506 Telfair Street AugustaGA  30901
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