Please Note: Open Studio Hours have been Discontinued until further notice! Members may sign up for time slots to work independently.

Please check the Handle Factory Facebook page for changes and cancellations.

Fall classes begin September 16th. Go to “sign up now” to register

Fortunately, our spacious studio has plenty of room to spread out. For the health of our community, fall 2020 classes will have a maximum of 6 people per class. All participants will be required to wear masks and maintain a  distance of 6 or more feet throughout the classes. Class tuition includes up to 4 hours of independent practice time outside of class time.

Basics and Beyond: Building Skills on the Wheel. Instructor Molly Cantor,  Wednesdays 6-8pm

For beginners and those with some clay experience who want to deepen foundational throwing skills and learn new ones. Learning and practicing  centering, shaping basic forms, trimming, pulling handles, decorating and glazing. We will focus this session on creating wheel thrown place settings-cups bowls and plates. $280 plus materials for 8 weeks


Advanced Beginner/ Intermediate Wheelthrowing. Instructor Molly Cantor, Thursdays 6-8pm

This class is geared towards experienced students who are looking to hone and refine wheelthrowing skills through a series of demonstrations, projects and practices. For those who are interested, we will focus on creating place settings and centerpieces that have a distinctive voice expressed through form and surface. $280 plus materials for 8 weeks

Introduction to working in clay Thursdays 10:30am-12:30pm

This beginner and experienced beginner  level class  will introduce techniques for both wheelthrowing and Handbuilding. Through demonstrations and plenty of practice time, learn to create and refine basic forms on the wheel and    by hand building with pinching and slab building techniques.  Suitable for total beginners and for those with some experience who would like to review and refine their techniques. $280 plus materials for 8 weeks