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Open Studio Drop-in Programs

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Arts and Ceramics Open Studio Drop-in Programs

Whether you’re a beginner practicing your technique, or an established artist developing your body of work, you’ll find inspiration in our purpose-built studio facilities and welcoming shared studio
environment.  You will enjoy hours of weekly access to state-of-the-art studios, tools and equipment during the available studio drop-in times.

Open Studio Drop-in Programs April -Sept, 2016 ~Pdf of Brochure

Registration

  • Phone 250-475-7121
  • Drop-in to Cedar Hill
  • Visit RecOnline

Art Open Studio Drop-in Program

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Find creative inspiration in our welcoming shared art studio during available drop-in times. Includes easels and available equipment, including an environmental "SmartWasher" for oil paints, as well as a small storage space for your supplies and works in progress. Basic skills are required to use the studio independently. Must be 16 years or older to register.

Ways to Register:
  * phone 475-7121
  * drop-in to Cedar Hill Recreation Centre
  * RecOnline

Space is limited.  Early registration is recommended.

Orientation Required

An art studio orientation is required to gain access to the studio. This orientation provides important information on using the studio and the equipment provided. You may book your orientation at the time of registration.

Cost

Three month open studio access is available based on the following sessions and fees.

April 1 - June 30, 2016 $130
July 1 - Sept 30. 2016 $130

* Cost is pro-rated if you register part way through a session.

Drop-in Schedules

Registration in the Art Open Studio Drop-in program is required to use the facility during drop-in times.

Arts Studio SPRING Drop-in Schedule (April 1 - June 30, 2016) ~ updated June 17.

Arts Studio SUMMER Drop-in Schedule (July 1 - Sept 30, 2016) ~ updated June 17.

Art Studio Features:

  • easels
  • cutting table
  • drying racks
  • taborets
  • environmental sink disposal system

Ceramics Open Studio Drop-in Program

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Enjoy our ceramics studio during available drop-in times. Includes use of wheels, tools, and equipment as well as a small storage space for your clay and supplies. A minimum of two previous pottery classes are required to use the studio independently. Must be 16 years or older to register.


Ways to Register:
  * phone 475-7121
  * drop-in to Cedar Hill Recreation Centre
  * RecOnline

Space is limited.  Early registration is recommended.

Orientation Required

A Ceramics Studio Orientation is required to gain access to the studio. This orientation provides important information on using the studio and the equipment provided. You may book your orientation at the time of registration.

Cost

April 1 - June 30, 2016 $185 FULL
July 1 - Sept 30, 2016 $185

* Cost is pro-rated if you register part way through a session.

Drop-in Schedules:

Registration in the Ceramics Open Studio Drop-in program or purchase of a Pottery Access Card as part of your ceramics class is required to use the facility during drop-in times.

Ceramics Studio SPRING Drop-in Schedule ( April 1 - June 30, 2016) ~ updated June 20.

Ceramics Studio SUMMER Drop-in Schedule (July 1 - Sept 30, 2016) ~ updated June 17.

Clay

For safety and equipment protection, clay used in the Ceramics studio must be purchased through the Arts Centre. Cost is $35 + GST/ 22lb bag of standard clay. Cost includes glazes and firings.   Limited specialty clays available - prices vary.

Ceramic Studio Features:

  • 12 electric potters wheels
  • oxidation kilns contained in their own compound
  • gas kiln for reduction firings
  • 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 & recycled clay
  • many colourful cone 6 stoneware oxidation & reduction glazes, under-glazes, coloured slips and stains
  • technical support to answer your questions

Pottery Lingo and Tips!


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See the Active Living Guide   for information on classes for all ages and abilities.

 

 

Last modified: June 20, 2016