Open Studio Drop-in Programs

Whether you’re a beginner or established artist, you’ll find inspiration in our studios. Our state-of-the-art ceramics and visual arts spaces feature:

  • Multiple work areas in a shared studio
  • Individual storage areas
  • Some tools and equipment
  • Hours of weekly access

Learn more about our drop-in programs below or download our brochure. [PDF - 1.1 MB]

Art Open Studio Drop-in

Fall - Art Studio Drop In Schedule [PDF - 219 KB]

Features:

  • Easels and large working tables
  • Equipment including drying racks, cutting table and taborets
  • Small storage space for your supplies and works in progress
  • "SmartWasher" environmental sink disposal system for oils
  • Spot lighting

Registration Requirements:

  • Cedar Hill art studio orientation
  • Basic skills to independently use the studio
  • 16 years or older

Fees:

$135 plus GST for three months access:

  • July 2 - Sept 30, 2017
  • Pro-rated if you register part way through a session

Ceramics Open Studio Drop-in

Fall - Ceramic Studio Drop In Schedule [PDF - 222 KB]

Features:

  • Tools and equipment
  • Individual storage spaces
  • 12 electric potter’s wheels
  • Oxidation kilns contained in their own compound
  • Gas kiln 
  • 20 inch Brent slab roller
  • Paasche spray booth
  • 2 hollow die extruders
  • Large work tables exclusively for hand building
  • Concrete wedging table with wall mounted cutting wire
  • Ware carts to minimize the handling of your work
  • Stainless steel trough sinks with multiple faucets
  • Stoneware clay bodies and recycled clay
  • Many colourful cone 6 stoneware oxidation and reduction glazes, under-glazes, coloured slips and stains

Registration Requirements:

  • Minimum two previous pottery classes
  • Cedar Hill ceramics studio orientation
  • Basic skills to independently use the studio
  • 16 years or older

Fees:

$185 plus GST for three months access:

  • July 2 - Sept 30, 2017

Clay:

  • For safety and equipment protection, clay used in the Ceramics studio must be purchased through the Arts Centre
  • Cost includes glazes and firings
  • Ask the Ceramics Technician about specialty clays

How to Find Us

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