Description: Have you taken a ceramics class and want more practice or to create your own projects at your own pace without investing in your own equipment? Open studio sessions are for students who have taken at least one ceramics class at Burritt or have previous ceramic experience from another studio.
Our Winter Open Studio Sessions include 4 two-hour sessions per month. The studio will be open occur every Wednesday evening beginning January 4th, 2023 and ending March 29th, 2023 (Wednesday, March 15th excluded) from 5:30-7:30 pm. A local potter and/or staff member will be onsite during these hours to guide and assist you if needed. The studio can be opened at other times by appointment and/or during certain events, however there may or may not be a potter available at other times.
Please note: Only Burritt staff and/or instructors may operate the kiln.
Supplies and Attire: The use of our tools, equipment, and glazes are included, however clay must be purchased from us. Our clay is Laguna, Speckled Buff, Cone 5 and is sold in 25 lb. bags. Your bag of clay will be labeled and stored for your use and convenience. Kiln firings can be purchased separately in person (cash only) or using the ticket below. Please allow two weeks for items to fired.
Times and Dates: These sessions occur Wednesdays beginning on January 4th and ending on March 29th (excluding March 15th). The studio will be open from 5:30 til 7:30 pm. See tickets below to purchase monthly or save by purchasing the entire season (3 months).
Important Information: Registering for a workshop indicates that the student is 19 years of age or older and understands that photographs/video may be taken during the event and their image may be used on Burritt on the Mountain’s website and social media outlets or other promotional materials. Registration also indicates that the student releases Burritt on the Mountain and the City of Huntsville, all their directors, employees, volunteers, and any persons associated with Burritt on the Mountain, from any liability for any bodily injury and/or property damage suffered by the attendee as a result of actives during the educational program.
Cancelation Policy: Our workshops take a great deal of advance planning and purchasing of supplies. 25% of all ticket purchases are a non-refundable deposit. Students that cancel 30 days or more prior to the date of the class will be eligible for a refund, minus the non-refundable deposit. If a cancellation is requested 14 to 29 days from a class date, a refund of half the total price can be issued. No refunds will be issued less than 14 days from the start date of a class.* To be fair and consistent, there can be no exceptions to this policy, regardless for the reason a cancelation is requested.
Thank you for understanding that this policy is in place to protect our artist instructors who spend time, energy, and money to create an amazing learning experience.
*We require a minimum number of students to hold a class. If this minimum is not met, the class may be canceled or rescheduled. In this case, a full refund will be offered.