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March 2016

Souper Bowl Workshop

March 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$10

Paint a bowl to be used in Opportunity House's Souper Bowl Fundraiser. $10 donation to Clay on Main to cover cost of materials and firing. Additional bowl can be decorated and will be fired for later pickup at the studio. Cost: $20

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April 2016

Personal Care Products Workshop

April 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$45

Join Mikhaila Lapic-Lloyd from Paisley & Co, Kutztown as she teaches how to create a line of personal care products just for you. Mikhaila will show how to create balms,shampoos and body sprays that are natural and personalized. Instructor: Mikhaila Lapic-Lloyd $45 + $15 materials fee CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW  

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May 2016

Fairy Gardens Workshop

May 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$45

Join us for a workshop to create lovely miniature gardens fit for a fairy. Plant material includes charming dwarf varieties suitable for container gardens. You can bring your own miniatures to personalize your garden. Instructor: Dolores Kirschner $45 includes basic materials. Additional materials can be purchased. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP

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June 2016

Herb Workshop

June 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$35

Join us for a workshop about growing, using, and harvesting herbs. Learn how to use herbs for cooking, medicine, and more. Workshop includes hands-on activities, handouts, and a complementary herb plant. Instructor: Dolores Kirschner $35, no materials fee CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW

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September 2016

Precious Metal Clay Workshop w/ Elise Arnold- September 24th, 2016

September 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.00

This workshop will teach the basic techniques of working with silver PMC. We will create a personal talisman, approximately 1” x 1” using silver precious metal clay, stones, glass, and found objects. The concept of this project could embrace small personal icons, colors, shapes, or objects that may have significant meaning to the individual. Instructor: Elise Arnold $50 + additional material cost Clay on Main will be offering the following special one-day workshops throughout the season. The enrollment in the…

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October 2016

Creating a Fermentation Crock Workshop w/ Liz Wheeler- October 8th, 2016

October 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.00

Wild fermentation involves allowing natural processes to unfold, using gentle guidance on the part of the preparer. Airborne yeast settles on salted food and creates a delicious, pleasantly textured, side dish that is brimming with beneficial bacteria. We will create water-sealed crocks that allow for an almost care-free fermenting experience. The crocks, built of stoneware, will be waterproof, completely food-safe, and highly durable. Instructor: Liz Wheeler $50 + $10 material cost Clay on Main will be offering the following special one-day workshops throughout…

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November 2016

Porcelain Cookie Ornament Workshop for Families

November 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$5.00

Create a lovely gift for special teachers, friends, or family members while spending family time together at the studio. Porcelain ornaments made at the workshop will be fired and ready in time for holiday gifts. $5 donation per family, no experience necessary. Call the studio to register, 610-987-0273, or register online HERE.

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Open Studio Event: Let’s Move Forward In Hope and Love!

November 20, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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    Clay on Main will host an Open Studio – with materials to create a collage. No art experience is necessary. Let the healing power of the images help you see your path forward.     Art can play a role in dealing with reeling emotions after last week’s election. Let’s gather together to use the power of art to create our personal path of hope and love for our future. Let the shock and fear pass. It’s an…

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December 2016

3-D Paper Christmas Stars Workshop

December 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$5.

Create a lovely 3 dimensional paper star to decorate your home for the holidays. All materials will be supplied. Participants may make as many stars as time permits. Coffee, tea and cookies will be served to help fuel your creativity. $5. donation.

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Doodle Art Gift Bags w/ Beth Glick

December 11, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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  Meet local artist Beth Glick and decorate a gift bag for the holidays in her unique doodle art style.  All materials included, one bag per participant, please. This is a FREE event, no need for prior registration.  

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February 2017

T-Shirt Rug Workshop w/ Linda Hoover- February 11th, 2017

February 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.00

Learn how to make a T-shirt rag rug! Participants will learn how to make "yarn" from old T-shirts and then handcraft their own oval rug using the toothbrush knot method. No sewing is involved and a great way to re-purpose worn, stained, or extra shirts. Each participant will need a sharp sewing scissors and about 15 - 16 average size tee shirts for a small rug. Shirts should be seamless and not "ribbed".  You do NOT need to bring all T-shirts to the workshop; 5-7…

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Patch Work Doodle Workshop w/ Beth Glick- February 25th, 2017

February 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.00

We will create patchwork doodles. This simple process of decoupaging scrap paper onto canvas, doodling over it with a sharpie, and finally sealing with acrylic sealer is a way to create a unique and personal painting. It's also a way to use all those tiny scraps of paper! Instructor: Beth Glick $50 + $10 materials fee Clay on Main will be offering the following special one-day workshops throughout the season. The enrollment in the workshops is limited to allow hands-on…

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Felting Basics Workshop w/ Sandy Britland- February 25th, 2017

February 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

    Learn the basics for getting started with felting. Three techniques will be taught: needle felting, wet felting, and creating items using felted fabric. Tools and materials will be provided. Take home a small project you will make using the techniques you learn. No previous experience needed, so join us and have fun with this easy craft. Instructor: Sandy Britland  $50 +  $5 materials cost. Clay on Main will be offering the following special one-day workshops throughout the season.…

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March 2017

Sock Monkey Workshop w/ Liz Wheeler- March 18th, 2017

March 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.00

Learn how to take an ordinary pair of socks and transform them into a sweet and silly stuffed toy. Crafting sock monkeys is a great way to re-use materials, practice your sewing skills, and let your imagination have free rein – there’s no such thing as a wrong sock monkey! Liz Wheeler, experienced sock-monkey-maker, will guide you through the process of creating the basic form; you’ll provide the flair.  Instructor: Liz Wheeler $50 + $10 materials fee Clay on Main…

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Felting Series: 3-D Figures

March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$35

Join Sandra Britland as she guides you through four different ways of working with felt.  You will create a different piece each month, while building the skills for future projects and getting to know others with a passion for the material.  No experience necessary, and each class can be taken independently.  Materials provided.  Class size is limited to ten students, so reserve your place soon! $35 per individual class, materials included.  All four classes $125.  Ages 12 and up. 3D…

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April 2017

Felting Series: Misc. Felting Techniques

April 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$35

Join Sandra Britland as she guides you through four different ways of working with felt.  You will create a different piece each month, while building the skills for future projects and getting to know others with a passion for the material.  No experience necessary, and each class can be taken independently.  Materials provided.  Class size is limited to ten students, so reserve your place soon! $35 per individual class, materials included.  All four classes $125.  Ages 12 and up. Miscellaneous…

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Make Your Own Ceramic Birdhouse- 4 Sessions

April 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$140.

Come to Clay on Main for a four-week series leading you through the design and construction of a birdhouse.  You’ll be guided step-by-step as you build a dwelling designed to attract wrens, chickadees, tree swallows, or house finches.  Students will be invited to decorate their birdhouses, guided by the birds’ preferences, of course! All ages welcome, but students age 12 and younger need to be accompanied by an adult.   Saturdays from 12-2 April 22 & 29 and May 6…

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May 2017

Encaustic Painting Workshop w/ Lisa Gauker- May 6th, 2017

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.00

  Encaustic is an ancient technique used by contemporary artists. It is the process of using molten beeswax and resin over paint to create luminous effects. This technique creates depth because of its multiple layers. No painting experience necessary. Instructor: Lisa Gauker $50 + $20 materials fee Clay on Main will be offering the following special one-day workshops throughout the season. The enrollment in the workshops is limited to allow hands-on activities; with a lot of one-to-one attention to insure…

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Felting Series: Painting With Wool

May 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$35

Join Sandra Britland as she guides you through four different ways of working with felt.  You will create a different piece each month, while building the skills for future projects and getting to know others with a passion for the material.  No experience necessary, and each class can be taken independently.  Materials provided.  Class size is limited to ten students, so reserve your place soon! $35 per individual class, materials included.  All four classes $125.  Ages 12 and up. Painting…

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Herb Container Workshop w/ Sandra Britland- May 13th, 2017

May 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.00

Create a beautiful hanging herb garden so you can keep your cooking or tea herbs close at hand.  Learn how to plant, care, use, and preserve your herbs. The planting techniques can be used for ground containers too. Material cost includes hanging basket, liner, soil, and herbs for either a cuisine or a tea hanging garden. Recipes will also be shared. Additional herbs will be available for purchase. Instructor: Sandra Britland $50 + 15 materials fee Clay on Main will…

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June 2017

Felting Series: Felted Jewelry

June 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$35

Join Sandra Britland as she guides you through four different ways of working with felt.  You will create a different piece each month, while building the skills for future projects and getting to know others with a passion for the material.  No experience necessary, and each class can be taken independently.  Materials provided.  Class size is limited to ten students, so reserve your place soon! $35 per individual class, materials included.  All four classes $125.  Ages 12 and up. Felted…

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September 2017

Papermaking w/ Maria Esther Galban

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.

Paper is simple to make using recycled materials and found objects like flowers and leaves.  Come practice the craft of papermaking and bring home some lovely stationary! Suitable for all ages. Saturday, September 30 10am-12pm $40, plus materials. Want to register for this workshop?  CLICK HERE to register online, or call the studio at 610-987-0273. Please register at least 1 week in advance of workshops.  If you're not able to register before the 1 week deadline, please give us a…

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October 2017

Felting Basics w/ Sandra Britland

October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.

Enjoy a cozy morning working with felt, a wonderfully accessible, friendly, pliable material. In addition to functional items such as hats and purses, felt can even be shaped into whimsical sculptures. Come to Clay on Main to gain some new skills and spend time working with your hands under the expert guidance of Sandra Britland. Saturday 10/14/17 10am to 12 $40, materials fee $10.   Want to register online?  CLICK HERE!  You can also register by calling the studio: 610-987-0273.

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Getting To Know Mosses and Ferns w/ Dr. Susan Munch

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.

Some of the most amazing, intricate, and awe-inspiring living things are right under our feet! Join naturalist Dr. Susan Munch, professor emeritus at Albright College, on a journey into the inner lives and communities of mosses and ferns in our area. This workshop is wonderful for nature lovers and for artists, with attention paid to the biology and the appearance of these quietly lovely plants. Saturday 10/28/17 10am to 12 $40, materials fee $5   Want to register online now…

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November 2017

Patchwork Doodles w/ Beth Glick

November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.

Believe it or not, a leisurely morning spent doodling, coloring and collaging can yield a finely crafted work of ready-to-hang artwork. Whether or not you think of yourself as able to draw, Beth will show you how to put all your meditative doodles to good use. We will be decoupaging scrap paper onto canvas and then doodling over it with a Sharpie marker, then finally sealing it with acrylic sealer. It’s a way to use all those tiny scraps of…

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Glass Ornaments w/ Max Rhoads

November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.

Working with fused glass is easy and rewarding. Max Rhoads will lead you through a simple, intuitive process that is accessible to ages 4 and above and all skill levels. Clay on Main will fire your ornaments into a colorful, translucent ornament, to be picked up later. This workshop is perfect for creating gifts, or for just spending some quality time with a loved one. Saturday 11/18/17 10am to 12 $40, materials fee $15   Want to register online now…

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March 2018

Fused Glass Bowls

March 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.

Come create a luminous and functional work of art.  Max Rhoads will lead you through the process of using brightly colored glass to create simple patterns.  All work is done at room temperature and is accessible to students ages 4 and up of all skill levels.  Your creations will be fired and available for later pickup.  Fused glass creations are utterly lovely with an inviting surface – you’re sure to be pleased! Saturday 3/24/18 10am to 12.  $40, plus materials…

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April 2018

Photo Lithography Workshop

April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.00

Do you have a wonderful image that would look fabulous on a ceramic vessel?  Lisa Gauker can guide you through the process of transferring a photo or text onto clay. Photo Lithography is a simple way to transfer laser printed/xeroxed images onto clay surfaces. Students need to bring: Laser printed or xerox copied images on regular bond paper (not photo printing paper and not ink jet prints). Leather hard pots with simple forms, like cylinder shaped mugs.  If you don’t…

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May 2018

Crafting Glass Jewelry

May 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.

Working with fused glass is easy and rewarding.  Max Rhoads will lead you through a simple, intuitive process that is accessible to ages 4 and above and all skill levels.  Clay on Main will fire your ornaments into a colorful, translucent pendant or broach, to be picked up later.  This workshop is perfect for creating gifts, or for just spending some quality time with a loved one. 🙂 Sunday 5/13/18, 10 am to 12pm.  $40 plus materials fee. To register…

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June 2018

Sock Monkeying Around Workshop

June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.

Learn how to take an ordinary pair of socks and transform them into a sweet and silly stuffed toy. Crafting sock monkeys is a great way to re-use materials, practice your sewing skills, and let your imagination have free rein – there’s no such thing as a wrong sock monkey! Liz Wheeler, experienced sock-monkey-maker, will introduce you to this fun activity. This workshop is $50 for adults, $18 for students. Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure…

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One Of A Kind Monoprints

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.

Printmaking is a wonderful way to explore texture and bold graphic markmaking.  Monoprinting inspires an especially immediate, fresh approach, as each print is completely unique.  JoAnn will show you how to make monoprints for greeting cards, to display, or to use in your collage and art work. We’ll be working with acrylic paints and gelatin plates. We’ll learn how to create texture, pattern and interest in the prints using everything from stamps to things you find around the house or…

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Succulents w/ Sandy Britland

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40.

Create a unique and varied mini succulent garden.  Succulents come in many shapes and sizes, and Sandy will help you craft a pleasing combination of varieties.  She will also explain how best to care for them.  This is a wonderful way to slow down and spend some time with nature.  Treat yourself to this nurturing and peaceful gardening adventure! Saturday 6/16/18, 10am to 12pm.  $40 plus materials fee. To register online, CLICK HERE.  To register via phone, call the studio…

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July 2018

Learn to Crochet: Basic Stitches w/ Stephanie Stamm

July 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$40

  Have you ever wanted to learn to crochet?  Crocheting is a portable stress-free hobby that is fun to do.  Join instructor Stephanie Stamm and learn to do the chain stitch and single crochet.  With this knowledge, you could make a pot holder, scarf or blanket.  Granny Squares and double crochet may be covered as well. 2 hours Saturday 7/14/18 10am to 12 $40, no materials fee Please register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment, but…

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October 2018

Monoprinting & Image Transfer Workshop

October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

Monoprinting is a type of printmaking that inspires an immediate, fresh approach, as each print is completely unique. JoAnn will show you how to make monoprints for greeting cards, to display, or to use in your collage and art work. We’ll be working with acrylic paints and gelatin plates and also exploring techniques to transfer images from printed material. We’ll create texture, pattern and interest in the prints using everything from stamps to things you find around the house or…

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Tole Painting on Ceramics Workshop

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$55.

Instructor: Lorraine A'Brunzo Tole painting is a European folk art, originating in Germany and the Netherlands, that uses special brush techniques to decorate household items made of tin or wood. Lorraine A'Brunzo has adapted Tole painting for use on ceramics. Come and create your own wall hanging using Clay on Main’s ceramic pieces, or potters can bring in a bisqued piece to decorate. $55 for each adult, $23 for school-aged children (includes a handmade ceramic wall hanging) Clay on Main…

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The Beauty of Plants in Detail Workshop

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

Instructor: Susan Munch We will focus in on the finest patterns in plant structure, using detailed drawings and/or close-up photography.  Participants will use magnifying glasses and microscopes to dive into layers of miniature detail, and Susan will help you depict them with pencil and paper, or using a camera.  When you sign up for the workshop please indicate whether you are more interested in drawing or in photography.   If primarily the latter, you will need to bring your own camera…

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November 2018

Decorate Your Own Fermentation Crock Workshop

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$75.

Instructor: Liz Wheeler People who get into fermenting love a good ceramic crock with a water seal. Clay on Main’s skilled potters have thrown crocks on the wheel, with a water seal, a lid, and a weight to keep your veggies submerged underwater. Come out to our studio to personalize your vessel using carving, colored slips, and oxides; you can pick up your glaze-fired piece two weeks later. You can use it for the Funky Ferments workshop, see below! $75…

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Glass Ornaments Workshop

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

Instructor: Dolores Kirschner Working with fused glass is easy and rewarding. Dolores Kirschner will lead you through a simple, intuitive process that is accessible to ages 4 and above and all skill levels. Clay on Main will fire your ornaments into a colorful, translucent ornament, to be picked up later. This workshop is perfect for creating gifts, or for just spending some quality time with a loved one. $50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children Clay on Main offers…

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December 2018

Funky Ferments Workshop

December 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

Instructors: Barb and Mike Dietrich and Wendy Gollwitzer Wendy, of The Cottage Kitchen and Barb and Tom, owners of Oley Valley Organics farm and store, will share their knowledge about the ancient craft of fermenting foods. With a foundation of basic knowledge, anyone can create pickles, sauerkraut, kimchee, and much, much more. As winter approaches, it’s great to take advantage of this technique developed for preserving vegetables that also happens to create unique and delicious flavors. In class, we’ll create…

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Decorate A Cheese or Butter Bell Workshop

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$65.

Instructor: Liz Wheeler Dairy keeps best in bells, which are like upside-down bowls placed on platters. These vessels keep your cheese and butter fresh and free of unwanted odors, while allowing them to breathe and continue to mature. Come out to Clay on Main and choose a butter and cheese bell, wheel-thrown by our master potters, to decorate. We’ll provide underglaze paints, and you can pick up your pieces in a week – perfect for bringing to our next workshop,…

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January 2019

Felting Basics Workshop- Cancelled

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

Instructor: Sandra Britland Enjoy a cozy morning working with felt, a wonderfully accessible, friendly, pliable material. In addition to functional items such as hats and purses, felt can even be shaped into whimsical sculptures. Come to Clay on Main to gain some new skills and spend time working with your hands under the expert guidance of Sandra Britland. $50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children. Clay on Main offers workshops about twice a month, exploring diverse topics. Register at…

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Bread from Scratch Workshop w/ The Oley Baker

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

Instructors: Pam and Tom Kopel of The Oley Baker $50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children Tom and Pam, also known as “the Oley Baker,” will share their knowledge about all things bread-related in this tasty workshop. You’ll learn all about leavening, kneading, and baking, including how to create your own sourdough starter, and how to harvest yeast from the air. Plan to sample some of their wares accompanied by butter and cheese from Valley Milkhouse. If you’re into…

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February 2019

Children’s Fraktur Art Workshop w/ Rachel Yoder

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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Bring die Kinner (the children) out to learn about fraktur art and the popular PA Dutch folk art motifs (hearts, tulips and distlefinks). The Children will create their own crayon resist water color paintings focusing on symmetry, color palette and what the motifs symbolize to them. This workshop is free, but donations for supplies are appreciated.  To register, email clayonmain@gmail.com and let us know how many will be participating so we can get a head count! This workshop runs in…

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Encaustic Painting Workshop

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

Instructor: Lisa Gauker Surround yourself with the heavenly smell of beeswax, while crafting a richly layered, gorgeous painting.  Encaustic is an ancient technique used by contemporary artists, where molten beeswax and resin over paint create luminous effects. This technique creates depth because of its multiple layers.  Come with an idea or just let the medium guide your creative process.  No painting experience necessary. $50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children. To register online, click HERE, or register by calling…

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March 2019

Make a Home for Mason Bees Workshop

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

Instructor: Lisa Gauker Of the 4,000 bee species in North America, Mason Bees are among the easiest to raise, while also being gentle and amazing pollinators. By raising solitary Mason Bees, we can increase their population. It’s a great way to supplement the stressed Honey Bee and sustain our future food supply. Come spend a Saturday morning with Lisa, who is an avid naturalist and beekeeper, to learn all about Mason Bees, while making a shelter for them to take…

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Kitbashing Workshop with Artist John Salvino

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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TBD

Come learn how to Kitbash with local artist John Salvino!  John is offering this workshop in conjunction with his current exhibition in the Clay on Main galleries. Kitbashing is the art of mixing model kit pieces to make an original design. Come learn the basics and make your own model as you go! Workshop includes kit materials.  Geared towards ages 12+, exacto knives and some hot glue are involved.  Materials fee of $20 for kits should be paid to artist.…

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April 2019

Make Your Own Clay Bread Baker Workshop

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$60.

Instructors: Liz Wheeler and Amanda Condict Bread baked in a ceramic vessel has a flavor and texture like no other. Replicating the benefits of baking in a brick oven, your bread will have a tender, moist interior and crispy, evenly golden crusts. The unglazed clay absorbs heat to ensure even baking on all sides, while the porous surface absorbs moisture. In this workshop, we’ll create lidded baking vessels that can be used in the oven, and are completely food-safe. You…

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The Art of Cheesemaking Workshop-FULL

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

Instructor: Stefanie Angstadt Stefanie and her colleagues have been producing cheese at the Valley Milkhouse since 2012, and believe it or not, she’s willing to share their secrets! Come spend a few hours learning the history, craft, and techniques of cheesemaking. We’ll provide the materials, and you’ll get to take home your cheese-in-the-making. $50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children. Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. All materials included. Our workshops are family-friendly; children…

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July 2019

Tie-Dyeing Workshop

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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$50.

Tie-Dyeing Instructors: Dolores Kirschner and JoAnn Morrell Tie-dyeing is a simple craft that’s fun to do with friends. We’ll provide t-shirts, or bring your own shirt or other piece of fabric (cotton only, please!) Dolores and JoAnn will use their knowledge of color theory and textiles to help you create a vibrant, harmonious combination of color and pattern. $50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. All materials included.…

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August 2019

Dog Days of Summer!

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Clay on Main, 313 Main St
Oley, PA 19547 United States
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