Children’s Clay & Art Classes

Children’s Clay Classes

Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting red clay on. You will probably get clay on yourself.

If you have long hair bring a hair tie.

Monday after School Hand Building
Instructor: Eileen Gombosi

3:30-4:30, ages 4 1/2 to adult.

3 classes per session. Tuition $45

Mondays, Jan. 6, 13, 20  RUNNING  

Sess 2-Jan 27-Feb 10  REGISTER >

Tuesday After School Hand Building
Instructor: Kathy Clarke

3:45-4:45, ages 4 1/2 to adult.

3 classes per session. Tuition $45

Sess. 2 Jan 28-Feb 11  FULL REGISTER >

Sess. 3 Feb 25-Mar 10  REGISTER >

Sess. 4 Mar 17-31  REGISTER >

Sess. 5 Apr 7, 14, 28 (no class on Apr 21)  REGISTER >

Sess. 6 May 5-19  REGISTER >

Sess. 7 May 26-June 9  REGISTER >

Thursday Kids Multi-age Wheel
Instructor: Su Shannon

Do you like cups, bowls or making things to use? Then join us for mud play and wheel throwing skills. We will learn how to throw a pot on the wheel and decorate them with colored slips, carving or adding handles. By the end of the session you’ll have pieces to keep for a lifetime.

4-5:30 PM, ages 8 to adult. Adults welcome to join.

Sess. 1 Jan 9-30, Tuition $84   Jan 16th classes canceled due to snow, make up date will be Weds. Jan 22

Sess. 2 Feb 6-27, Tuition $84   REGISTER >

Sess. 3 March 5-26, Tuition $84   REGISTER >

Sess. 4- April 2-30 (no class April 23), Tuition $84   REGISTER >

Sess. 5- May 7-28, Tuition $84   REGISTER >

Home School Clay Hand Building
Instructor: Eileen Gombosi

for ages 4 1/2 to adult    Tuition $20

Friday Mornings, 9-10:30AM

Sess. 1 Feb 14   REGISTER >

Sess. 2 Mar 6   REGISTER >

Sess. 3 Mar 20   REGISTER >

Sess. 4 Apr 3   REGISTER >

Sess. 5 Apr 17   REGISTER >

Sess. 6 May 1   REGISTER >

Sess. 7 May 15   REGISTER >

Sess. 8 May 29   REGISTER >

Sess. 9 June 12   REGISTER >

Children’s Art Classes

Design and Build Your Own Tree House
Instructor: Kathy Hall

Here is your chance to design and build your own free-standing miniature tree house. You will be given a form that is made from an actual tree branch with its own stand and from there the sky’s the limit!  We will have a large selection of materials and art supplies so that you can build the tree house of your dreams.  Multi-level dwellings? Ladders?  Rope swing?  Slides?  You decide! Your creation will be the perfect size for Playmobil-size figures. Ages 6 -12 from 3:30-5 PM.

Wednesdays, Jan. 29-Feb. 26, (No class Feb. 19), Tuition $100    REGISTER >

Adventures in Art
Instructor: Kathy Hall

Ready for an artist’s adventure?  In this class we will be creating treasure boxes, lanterns, one-of-a-kind pieces of art and more!  Using a wide range of materials including watercolors, acrylics, pastels, art paper and printmaking materials, students will have all they need to use their imaginations to guide their projects in unexpected directions.  Be prepared to get messy and have fun! Ages 6 -12 from 3:30-5 PM.

Wednesdays, March 11- April 8, Tuition $125   REGISTER >

Where the Elves and Fairies Live
Instructor: Kathy Hall

In this class we will be making miniature worlds where small creatures like elves or fairies might love to live.  Using lots of materials from nature, found objects, paints and other art materials, students will design and create their own dwellings complete with furniture and accessories. We will also use class time to make our own elves and fairies. Wear your paint clothes and bring your imagination! Ages 6 -12 from 3:30-5 PM.

Wednesdays, Apr 15-May 20, (No class April 22), Tuition $125   REGISTER >

Friday Home School Drawing & Painting
Instructor: Mary Lower

This class will be a chance to draw and paint from observation and your imagination while learning about the elements of art and composition. Classes will be held at Mary Lower’s Studio in Middlebury.

For ages 5-12. Hours: 1-2:30PM

Tuition $20/per session, materials included.

Please pre-register by calling Barb at 247-3702 or emailing

Sess. 1-Jan 10  REGISTER >

Sess. 2-Jan 24  REGISTER >

Sess. 3-Feb 7  REGISTER >

Sess.4-Feb 28  REGISTER >

Sess. 5-Mar 13  REGISTER >

Sess. 6-Mar 27  REGISTER >

Sess.7-Apr 10  REGISTER >

Sess. 8-Apr 24  REGISTER >

Sess. 9-May 8  REGISTER >

Sess.10-May 22  REGISTER >

Sess. 11-June 5  REGISTER >

To register or for more information,

email: or call 802-247-3702.

Mail check to:

Middlebury Studio School, 2377 Rte. 7, Middlebury, VT 05753

Classroom phone: 802-458-8979 if no one answers it’s best to call Barb at 802-247-3702

Finished pottery can be picked up anytime in the outside alcove of our garage.

No refunds given for student cancellations less than 7 days from start of class.