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Teen Wheel - 30440101

Do you like to get your hands dirty now and then? Come join us for a weekly session of creativity and exploration as we learn to create basic pottery shapes such as the bowl, cup and vase using both the pottery wheel and handbuilding techniques. Experiment with color and texture using glazes, slips, stains and more. Create at your own pace, regardless of skill level or experience. Students choose to have their artwork fired in our high-fire gas kiln, our Soda kiln or various low-fire methods including Raku and pit-fire (weather and student interest permitting). Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. of clay, firings, high-fire glazes and ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools available for purchase at Stirling.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30440101-01
Teen Wheel
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
W
Stirling Hall
12-18
$318.00/$382.00

Youth Wheel Camp - 30440106

This week long wheel camp is for children who are interested in learning about the potter's wheel and developing the skills required in wheel throwing. Wheel Campers will learn to spin the wheel, making bowls, mugs and plates. No experience is necessary to take part in this one of a kind camp opportunity.Please bring a "Peanut Free" lunch each day of camp. Children will return for their projects. Please contact Art Director, Karen Avery at 847-810-3940 with any questions. Spend your summer at beautiful Stirling Hall.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30440106-01
Youth Wheel Camp
08/06/2018 -08/10/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th, F
Stirling Hall
10-13
$380.00/$456.00

Children's Ceramics Camp - 30440107

Join this amazing camp and spend the whole week working in clay! Each day will start with pottery on the wheel, when small hands make small bowls! Mid-morning we will turn our attention to hand building projects in clay. No experience is necessary to take part in this one of a kind camp opportunity.Please bring a "Peanut Free" lunch each day of camp. Children will return for their projects. Please contact Art Director, Karen Avery at 847-810-3940 with any questions. Spend your summer at beautiful Stirling Hall.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30440107-01
Children's Ceramics Camp
08/13/2018 -08/17/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th, F
Stirling Hall
8-9
$380.00/$456.00

Twigs Art Camp - 30449901

Spend your summer at TWIGS Day Camp and jump into the arts. Campers will be able to take advantage of the state of the art ceramics facility at Stirling Hall on a daily basis using a variety of art mediums to develop weekly projects. They will also learn all about the performing arts of theatre and dance. Campers will then get to present what they have learned at the TWIGS Showcase held at the end of summer were children get to show off their projects and perform for their guests. That’s not all. TWIGS campers will have an opportunity to participate in active games, weekly trips to the beach and multiple field trips throughout the summer. Sign up today and join us for a summer to remember at the beautiful Grove Cultural Campus. For more information contact John Eldridge, Program Manager, at 847-810-3940.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30449901-01
Twigs Day Camp Jr. Gr 1-4
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th
Stirling Hall
$1,142.00/$1,370.00
30449901-02
Twigs Day Camp SR Gr 5-6
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th
Stirling Hall
$1,142.00/$1,370.00

Beginner Wheel Throwing - 30460101

Do you like to get your hands dirty now and then? Come join us for a weekly session of creativity and exploration as we learn to create basic pottery shapes such as the bowl, cup and vase using both the pottery wheel and handbuilding techniques. Experiment with color and texture using glazes, slips, stains and more. Create at your own pace, regardless of skill level or experience. Students choose to have their artwork fired in our high-fire gas kiln, our Soda kiln or various low-fire methods including Raku and pit-fire (weather and student interest permitting). Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. of clay, firings, high-fire glazes and ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools available for purchase at Stirling.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30460101-03
Beginner Wheel Throwing
06/23/2018 -08/25/2018
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Sa
Stirling Hall
18-110
$318.00/$382.00

Intermediate to Advanced Wheel Throwing - 30460102

You have skills! Refine, expand and personalize the basic skills you have learned so far. Intermediate through advanced forming and decorating techniques will be demonstrated in this class. Group and individualized instruction will help guide you as you progress at your own pace. Students choose to have their artwork fired in our high-fire gas kiln, our Soda kiln or various low-fire methods including Raku and pit-fire (weather and student interest permitting). Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. of clay, firings, high-fire glazes & ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools & brushes.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30460102-01
Intermediate to Advanced Wheel Throwing
06/18/2018 -08/20/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
M
Stirling Hall
18-110
$318.00/$382.00

Handbuilding for Adults - 30460103

This introduction to ceramics class offers everything you need to know about handbuilding. Students will learn the basic approaches of clay by creating projects based on coil, slab and drape methods. Low fire and high fire glazes will both be used in this program. Come explore your creative side and make new friends. This class is great for all ability levels. Included in the class fee are 25 lbs.of clay, firings, high-fire glazes & ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools & brushes.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30460103-01
Handbuilding for Adults
06/19/2018 -08/21/2018
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tu
Stirling Hall
18-110
$307.00/$368.00

Mosaics - 30460105

Fulfill your mosaic dreams and discover new dimensions for the art form. Learn how to create and undulated substrate for your mosaic. Learn how to create a sculpture form especially for mosaic and create great pieces of art for your home and garden. All the basic and advance techniques are covered including choosing correct substrates, tile design layout, cutting, adhesion and grouting. As well as the opportunity to work in glass and other materials, at Stirling Hall you have access to a full ceramic facility so you will learn to make low relief ceramic tiles to customize your work. 25 lbs. of clay, high-fire glazes, and open studio time are included in the class fee. Most tools provided. Additional tools are available for purchase at Stirling Hall. Beginner and experienced mosaic artists are welcome.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30460105-01
Mosaics
06/22/2018 -08/24/2018
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
F
Stirling Hall
18-110
$307.00/$368.00

First Time Wheel - 30460118

Do you have the desire to try throwing on the wheel, but want a class tailored to those adults that would be new on the wheel? Whether you are a hand builder or never touched clay, if you want to try spinning the wheel to make simple forms, this class is for you! Students choose to have their work fired in our high-fire gas kiln, our soda kiln or various low-fire methods including Raku and pit-fire (weather and student interest permitting). Included in the class fee are 12.5 lbs of clay, high-fire glazes and ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools, available for purchase.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30460118-02
First Time Wheel
07/26/2018 -08/23/2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Th
Stirling Hall
18-116
$158.00/$190.00

3D Mosaic Creation - 30460119

Take your mosaics to another dimension! In this 10 week course students will work on creating three dimensional mosaics using beautiful materials. Students will begin learning the fundamentals of creating three dimensional substrates and carving their substrates to be used for their final mosaic. This course will culminate in the creation of a one of a kind three dimensional mosaic atop your custom carved substrate. Included in your class fee is 25 lbs. of clay, firings, high fire glazes, and open studio time. Most tools are provided. Additional tools are available for sale at Stirling Hall.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30460119-01
3D Mosaic Creation
06/24/2018 -08/26/2018
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Su
Stirling Hall
18-116
$307.00/$368.00

Figure Sculpture - 30460120

Working from a costumed model, focus will be given on figure portions, anatomy, posture gesture and how the garment drapes the body. All levels welcome. Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. of clay, firings, high-fire glazes, and ample open studio time. Students need to supply their personal hand tools which are available for purchase at Stirling Hall

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30460120-01
Figure Sculpture
06/21/2018 -08/23/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Th
Stirling Hall
18-116
$325.00/$390.00
30460120-02
Figure Sculpture
06/21/2018 -08/23/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Th
Stirling Hall
18-116
$325.00/$390.00

Handbuilding with my Parent - 30480101

This is a parent and child pottery class. Parents and their children will work together using the four techniques of handbuilding (coil, slab, pinch pull, and piece mounting), class participants will create one of a kind pieces of artwork to cherish forever. Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. of clay, firings, and high-fire glazes. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools available for purchase at Stirling. Class fee includes registration for 1 parent and 1 child. Additional fee required for more than one child.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30480101-01
Handbuilding with my Parent
06/23/2018 -08/04/2018
9:30 am -11:00 am
Sa
Stirling Hall
6-116
$110.00/$133.00

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