Adult Programs

Adult (18 and up) Public Programs/Workshops

Winter Programs

Museum Pottery: Wheel Throwing 

Learn how to throw on the pottery wheel! Techniques include centering, creating different forms such as bowls, plates, vases and mugs. We also explore sculptural elements, handle making, surface decoration and glazing techniques. No experience required. Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Ages: 16+
  • Cost: $310.75
Session 1

Dates: Thursday, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12th

  • Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Barcode: 351348
Session 2

Dates: Tuesday, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10th

  • Time: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Barcode: 351350

Session 3

Dates: Thursday, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20th 

  • Time: 1:00 PM -3:30 PM
  • Barcode: Cancelled due to low enrolment

Session 4

Dates: Thursday, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20th

  • Time: 7:00 PM -9:30 PM
  • Barcode: 356994

Session 5

Dates: Thursday, February 27, March 5, 12, 26, April 2, 9

  • Time: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Barcode: 356996

Session 6

Dates: Thursday, February 27, March 5, 12, 26, April 2, 9

  • Time: 7:00 PM -9:30 PM
  • Barcode: 356995


Museum Pottery: Introduction to Pottery 

Spend some “me time” in our Pottery Studio and explore the wonderful world of clay in a fun and relaxed environment. With the guidance of our professional artist instructor, explore methods of hand building such as sculpting, surface decoration, slab building and coiling. Participants have the opportunity to try the pottery wheel.  Complete a variety of projects such as bowls, mugs and vases while mastering basic pottery techniques. This is the perfect class for beginners and those looking to build their skills. Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Ages: 16+
  • Cost: $248.60

Session 1

Dates: Tuesdays, September, 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15th 

  • Time: 7 PM – 9 PM
  • Barcode: 351351

Session 2

Dates: Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10th

  • Time: 7 PM – 9 PM
  • Barcode: 351352

Session 3

Dates:  Tuesday, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18th

  • Time: 1-3pm
  • Barcode: Cancelled due to low enrolment

Session 4

Dates:  Tuesday, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18th

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Barcode: 357000

Session 5

Dates:  Tuesday, February 25, March 3, 10, 24, 31st, April 7

  • Time: 1-3pm
  • Barcode:  357001

Session 6

Dates: Tuesday February 25, March 3, 10, 24, 31st, April 7 

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Barcode: 357002


Museum Pottery: Hand Building Open Studio Time

This 2-hour program is for students who have intermediate to advanced pottery skills in hand-building ONLY.  There will be no formal instruction given during the Open Studio time.   However there will be staff on hand for technical help if needed.  Includes one bag (10 kg.) of clay and firing costs, additional $25 for each additional bag of clay/firing costs.

  • Ages: 18+ (maximum enrollment: 4)
  • Cost: $169.50
Session 1

Dates: Thursday, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12

  • Time: 7 PM – 9 PM
  • Barcode: 351420
Session 2

Dates: Tuesday, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10

  • Time: 1 PM – 3 PM
  • Barcode: Cancelled due to low enrolment

Session 3

Dates: Thursday, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20 

  • Time: 1:00 PM -3:00 PM
  • Barcode: Cancelled due to low enrolment

Session 4

Dates: Thursday, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20

  • Time: 7:00 PM -9:00 PM
  • Barcode: 357041

Session 5

Dates: Thursday, February 27, March 5, 12, 26, April 2, 9

  • Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Barcode: 357042

Session 6

Dates:  Thursday, February 27, March 5, 12, 26, April 2, 9

  • Time: 7:00 PM -9:00 PM
  • Barcode:  357043


Museum Pottery – Pottery “Me” Time - Free Time Workshop

Spend some quality “ME” time in our pottery studio this winter! Each participant will receive a piece of clay and 2 hours of free building time. Come with your holiday themes or Pinterest ideas and our instructor will help by demonstrating a variety of hand-building techniques and assist you with your unique pottery creations. Price includes up to 2 lbs of clay, supplies, glazes and firing.

  • Ages: 18+
  • Cost: $45.20

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019

  • Time: 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Barcode: Cancelled due to low enrolment

Date: Sunday, February 2, 2020

  • Time: 4 PM - 6 PM
  • Barcode: 357008


Museum Pottery – “Get Centered” Wheel Throwing Workshop

‘Get centered’ this season in our Pottery Studio. Learn an incredible new skill in a relaxed environment. Our professional instructor teaches all the basics to enable you to throw your own shapes on the pottery wheel and make pinch-pots. Includes all supplies and firing. 

  • Ages: 18+
  • Cost: $45.20

Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019

  • Time: 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Barcode: 351355

Date: Sunday, February 9, 2020

  • Time: 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Barcode: 357009

Museum Pottery: Valentine’s Date

Come and Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us! Couples, singles and friends are welcome to join us at The Markham Museum!  Our instructors will teach you how to make Candy Heart dishes or you are free to make your own creations. Price is for 2 adults. Includes all supplies and firing.

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020

  • Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Age: 18+
  • Cost: $ 67.80
  • Barcode: 357003


Spring Programs

Museum Pottery: Introduction to Pottery

Spend some “me time” in our Pottery Studio and explore the wonderful world of clay in a fun and relaxed environment. With the guidance of our professional artist instructor, explore methods of hand building such as sculpting, surface decoration, slab building and coiling. Participants have the opportunity to try the pottery wheel.  Complete a variety of projects such as bowls, mugs and vases while mastering basic pottery techniques. This is the perfect class for beginners and those looking to build their skills. Includes all supplies and firing.

Age: 16+

Cost: $248.60 Markham Resident

 

Session 1: Wednesday, April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13 

Time: 6:00 PM -8:00 PM

Barcode: 361849

 

Session 2: Wednesday, May 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24  

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Barcode: 361850


Museum Pottery: Wheel Throwing 

Learn how to throw on the pottery wheel! Techniques include centering, creating different forms such as bowls, plates, vases and mugs. We also explore sculptural elements, handle making, surface decoration and glazing techniques. No experience required. Includes all supplies and firing.

Age: 16+

 

Session 1: Tuesday, April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12  

Cost: $258.96 Markham Resident

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Barcode: 361845

 

Session 2: Thursday, April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14 

Cost: $258.96 Markham Resident

Time: 6:30 PM -9:00 PM

Barcode: 361846

 

Session 3:  Tuesday, May 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23   

Cost: $310.75 Markham Resident

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Barcode: 361847

 

Session 4: Thursday, May 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25  

Cost: $310.75 Markham Resident

Time: 6:30 PM -9:00 PM

Barcode: 361848


Museum Pottery: Hand Building Open Studio Time

This 2-hour program is for students who have intermediate to advanced pottery skills in hand-building ONLY.  There will be no formal instruction given during the Open Studio time.   However there will be staff on hand for technical help if needed.  Includes one bag (10 kg.) of clay and firing costs, additional $25 for each additional bag of clay/firing costs.

Age: 18+

 

Session 1: Tuesday, April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12  

Cost: $141.25 Markham Resident

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Barcode: 361853

 

Session 2: Thursday, April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14

Cost: $141.25 Markham Resident

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Barcode: 361854

 

Session 3: Tuesday, May 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23   

Cost: $169.50 Markham Resident

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Barcode: 361855

 

Session 4: Thursday, May 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25 

Cost: $169.50 Markham Resident

Time: 6:30 PM -8:30 PM

Barcode: 361856

 


Museum Pottery: Pottery “Me” Time - Free Time 

Spend some quality “ME” time in our pottery studio this Spring! Each participant will receive a piece of clay and 2 hours of creative time. Come with your creative ideas and our instructor will help by demonstrating a variety of hand-building techniques and assist you with your unique pottery creations. Price includes up to 2 lbs of clay, supplies, glazes and firing.

Age: 18+

Cost: $ 45.20 Markham Resident

 

Date: Sunday, April 26     

Time:  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Barcode: 361864

 

 

Museum Pottery: “Get Centered” Adult Wheel Throwing Workshop

‘Get Centered’ this season in our Pottery Studio.  Learn an incredible new skill in a creative relaxed environment. Our instructor teaches all the basics to enable you to make a pinch-pot and throw your own pieces on the pottery wheel.  Includes all supplies and firing. 

Age: 18+

Cost: $45.20 Markham Resident

 

Session 1:  Sunday, May 24th

Time:  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Barcode: 361865

 

Session 2:  Sunday, June 28th

Time:  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Barcode: 361866