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Beginner Pottery Classes for Adults
All class Sign Up Sheets are in the Pottery Studio
Room 30 at the Jimmie Hughes Campus on Yucca St
Masks or Shields are required until the mandate ends

Thursdays are "Kids Day"

In the Pottery Studio

July 8 to August 26


"Kids Day" (Thursdays) are project-oriented classes for the kids to create with clay and/or paint ceramics.  They will meet from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Cost per child is $8 each week they participate, for art materials.  Permission slip 'sign in' and payment is at the door.  Parents are not required to stay.  Adult supervision is provided.  Students can bring their own drink or snack. 


July 8 Fireworks Plate and Flag Mug
July 15 Acrylic Painting on Ceramics
July 22 Cup Cake Box
July 29 Bird Feeder
August 5 Log Cabin Bank or Box
August 12 Acrylic Painting on Ceramics
August 19 Game Board or Wind Chime
August 26 Bird House or Night Light

To be safe, temperatures will be taken at the door.  Per CDC guidelines, if the student has NOT been vaccinated, they will be required to wear a mask.

Check out the slide show for some of the projects they may be creating and projects they have completed so far this summer.  Any questions, please contact Kathleen Birkholz at
702-443-4878, call or text.
Kids Day

Asian Elephant Statue

"Learn How to Sculpt With Clay Coils"

Kathleen Birkholz will be leading a two-day pottery workshop on September 6 & 7, from 2 pm to 5 pm in the Pottery Studio.  Please note the date change from August 2 & 3..

Attendees will learn the basics of pottery sculpture using clay coils.

Please bring moist clay, tools, wire or cutter tools and a hardboard surface to build on.  A handout of Elephant pictures will be provided, or bring your own.  This is a beginner sculpture class.

Sign up at the Pottery Studio.  Cost is $35.  Questions?  Call or text Kathleen at 702-443-4878

Hand-building - Beginner Level

Six Class Sessions for $100

Hand-building Class with Diane Alexanian  
Class size is limited so please sign up in the VVAA pottery studio

May 10,11,17,18,24,25 from 2 pm to 5 pm
This class has ended but please check the Pottery Studio to see if there are more to come.
Bring clay and tools which you can purchase from the Student Supply Outlet

Potters Wheel - Beginner Level
Eight Class Sessions for $120

Starting Soon...

If you are interested, please sign up in the VVAA Pottery Studio.
As soon as there are enough interested artists, a class will be announced and you will be notified.

National Endowment for the Arts logo      National Endowment for the Humanities logoCity of Mesquite logo 2020

This project is funded, in part, by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.