Family Programs/Workshops

Spring Programs

Museum Pottery: Spring Family Pottery Fun Workshop

Spend some quality family time in our pottery studio this season! Each participant will receive a piece of clay and 2 hours of free building time.  You can create a name plate or personalized pinch pot in our beautiful pottery studio.  Our museum instructor will help by demonstrating a variety of techniques and assist you with your unique pottery creations. Price includes 2 lbs of clay, glazes and firing. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants.

Age: 4+ 

Cost: $40.00 Markham Resident

 

Session 1: Saturday, April 4

Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Barcode: Cancelled due to Museum closure

 

Session 2: Saturday, May 23

Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Barcode: 361860


Museum Pottery: Easter Monday Family Pottery

Bored on a Holiday Monday? NO WAY! Come and get creative with clay in our 2 hour pottery workshop.  Kids can explore the wonderful world of clay in our Museum Pottery Studio. Our museum instructor will help by demonstrating a variety of hand-building techniques and assist you with your unique pottery creations.  Participants will have access to a pottery studio, including a variety of tools, earthenware clay, and underglazes in all the colours of the rainbow!  Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies and firing.

Age: 4+

Cost: $40.00 Markham Resident

 

Date:  Monday, April 13th

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Barcode: 361862


Museum Pottery: Parent & Me Pottery

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of clay in our Pottery Studio!  This week program provides an opportunity for those big and small to play with clay, to each make a special treasure and best of all - spend time together while being creative.  We will explore methods of hand building such as sculpting, surface decoration, slab building and coiling.  Together with our professional artist instructors, participants will also get to glaze their work before being fired.  Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $75.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies.

Ages: 4+

Cost: $175.00 Markham Resident

 

Session 1: Sunday, April 19, 26, May 3, 10  

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Barcode:  361730

 

Session 2: Sunday, June 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Barcode: 361731


Museum Pottery: Gift for Mother’s Day

Give Mom a hand this Mother’s Day! Learn how to create this fun and easy handprint jewellery dish with the help of our pottery instructor. Decorate with fun colours and textures to make your dish even more special. This project is sure to be a staple on Mom’s dresser for years to come! Includes all supplies and firing for one jewellery dish. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. 

Age: 4+

Cost: $40.00 Markham Resident

 

Date: Saturday, May 2

Time:  10:00 AM -12:00 PM

Barcode: 361861


Museum Pottery: Mother’s Day Beautiful Handprint Butterfly

Celebrate Mother’s day together in our exciting pottery studio. Creating lasting memories with mom and child’s handprints in the shape of a beautiful butterfly. Our professional pottery instructor will guide you step by step in creating your own unique work of art! Includes all supplies and firing for one butterfly. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. 

Age: 4+

Cost: $40.00 Markham Resident

 

Date: Saturday, May 9

Time:  10:00 AM -12:00 PM

Barcode: 361774


Museum Pottery: Father’s Day Matching Mugs Family Workshop

You are the BEST!  Come in for some quality time with Dad for Father’s Day at the Markham Museum.  Create lasting memories and unique artwork with the help of our professional pottery instructor.  Includes all supplies and firing for two mugs. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. 

Age: 4+

Cost: $40.00 Markham Resident

 

Date: Saturday, June 13

Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Barcode: 361775