Please Note: Open Studio Hours have been Discontinued until further notice!

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

Summer Classes

We will be offering a 4 week mini-series of Wheel Throwing Basics and Beyond,  beginning July 18th. All spaces may be spoken for. Please check with Molly before registering.

 Please keep an eye out for some of these classes in the Fall.

Learning to Throw: Developing a Practice. Instructor Paige Wilder,  Mondays 6-8pm

This 8 week class will be an introduction to wheel-thrown pottery with an emphasis on repetition, developing a practice, taking risks, and exploring the limits of the clay – to learn basic skills.  Students will learn how to center clay, shape basic forms, make handles, trim, and glaze pottery. Students may or may not go home with a finished pot. $250 for 8 weeks includes materials


Introduction to Handbuilding. Instructor Dan Anderson, Tuesdays 6-8pm 

This class will cover techniques for creating functional and sculptural pieces using soft and hard clay slabs. We will explore various techniques for creating surface designs and textures on clay, options for using forms, molds and templates, and methods for joining and attaching clay pieces to build more varied and unique pieces. 8 weeks,  $225 plus materials.


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. $225 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. $225 plus materials for 8 weeks


Summer 2020 Clay, Yoga & Art  

To help the support the health of our community, we regret that we will not run children’s classes this summer. We look forward to seeing you next summer!