Classes Are Suspended Through April 3o

We have suspended programming through the end of April in an effort to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Thank you for understanding and for your patience as we continue to monitor things. Stay safe and healthy!


This open studio is for experienced  ceramic artists to come in and work. There is no instructor present. Punch cards include one bisque and one glaze firing, and use of the glazes. A 25 lb. bag of clay is sold  separately for $16/bag. Before purchasing a punch card, new registrants must attend an orientation. Orientations are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 11:15 am. You must RSVP to by the Thursday before orientation to attend. If the standing orientation time doesn’t work for you, call the Guild at 507.645.8877.

Mondays & Wednesdays | 6-8:30 pm
Clay Studio
4-Use Punch Card
Guild Member: $67.50 | Non-Member: $75
8-Use Punch Card
Guild Member: $135 | Non-Member: $150


Did you miss one of these classes or want to take it again? Let us know! Email Education and Volunteer Manager Megan Proft at with class requests or ideas – we do our best to offer what our community wants!


The focus of this class is to introduce and practice the basics of wheel-throwing including, but not limited to, throwing cylinders, bowls and plates, trimming, and adding handles. Plus you’ll learn about glazes and glazing techniques to decorate your clay piece and have a spectacular finished piece of artwork! Instructor: Rafa Estrella


Handles and knobs make even the most traditional pieces personal and unique. You’ll learn how to make handles beyond the traditional pulled option, and knobs that add interest to boxes, lids or footed vessels, and are appropriate for hand-built or thrown pieces. You’ll begin by watching a demonstration of the different handles and knobs, then dive in hands-first to try the techniques yourself, making a cup and box to which the new handles and knobs can be added. All materials are included. Instructor: Marion Angelica

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