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|Michael Kifer Workshop||Sculpture Class - Garden Totem||The Landscape in Pastels|
|Michael Kifer Workshop Friday & Saturday, April 28 & 29, 2017 Join us as we welcome ceramic artist Michael Kifer to the Michigan Art Center! Michael will be here Friday evening, 4/28, to meet and mingle with workshop attendees, and will...||Garden Totem Students will develop a theme for creating a Garden Totem. The totems will be made of sections of clay that, when assembled onto a rod after glaze firing, will be up to 48 inches in height. Each section will be shaped into unique or...||The Landscape in Pastels with Bob Palmerton Wednesdays, 7p-9p, 6 weeks May 10 - June 21, no class 6/7/17 Experience the joy of pure color pastels! The Landscape in Pastel workshop will enable the aspiring pastel artist to create unique,...|
|Open Instruction - WED 10a-1p||Pottery Wheel Trial Lesson||The First Time Potter|
|This class is for students interested in wheel throwing or hand building, who want time to focus on their own set of goals and ideas. Demos will vary from class to class depending on the interest of the students. This class is for intermediate to...||We are offering a two-hour pottery experience on the potter's wheel. This session will introduce you to the basic skills of working with clay on the potter's wheel through demonstrations and the hands-on help needed to guide you through this...||Have you always thought you'd like to learn how to use the pottery wheel? Has it always seemed to be exciting making things from a ball of clay? Not quite ready for a full semester commitment? Well, this 6-week class could be for you. Try your...|
|Beginning Wheel Throwing - MON 7p-10p||Intermediate / Advanced Wheel Throwing - TUE 10a-1p||Intermediate / Advanced Ceramics - TUE 7p-10p|
|Students will learn to use hand/eye coordination, pressure and speed, while working with clay on the wheel. You will be taught clay preparation, 3 easy steps to centering, the basic elements of throwing, and 5 glaze application techniques. Clay...||This class combines fun, practical knowledge, and a concise approach to pottery making on the wheel. We will cover a large number of thrown forms and a variety of ways to decorate and enhance them, including carving, faceting, altering, and...||This class will explore various decorating techniques such as carving, faceting, and image transfer. We’ll explore altering and assembling techniques and experiment with slips and stains. We’ll practice throwing off the hump and work...|
|Open Instruction - THU 10a-1p||Beginning / Intermediate Ceramics - THU 7p-10p||Saturday AM Clay & Coffee|
|This class is for students interested in wheel throwing or hand building, who want time to focus on their own set of goals and ideas. Demos will vary from class to class depending on the interest of the students. This class is for intermediate to...||This class is designed for the beginner and intermediate levels. Focus will be on basic hand-building techniques such as coil, slab, and the use of the clay extruder, and beginning wheel throwing techniques such as centering, opening, pulling,...||Intermediate and advanced students will learn a variety of skills for both wheel throwing and hand building. Demos will vary depending on the interest of students. Class projects will be student-driven. Clay will be provided as needed, up to 75...|
|Friday Night Special Events||Gift Certificates||Kid's Parties|
|Looking for a creative, different, and fun experience for birthdays, Girl's Night Out, Family Night…or just something crazy fun for a group of people?? Join us at the MAC on a Friday evening for a pottery extravaganza! During this 3-hour...||Treat family or friends to a free class! Purchase one of our gift certificates and enable someone special to attend one of our classes on you! MAC gift certificates make great gifts for birthdays, Christmas, Mother's Day, Father's Day, or any...||Birthday Parties Three fun-filled hours of games, instruction, hand-building and wheel throwing, selecting glazes, eating, and opening gifts! MAC staff will finish the pieces and call when they're ready for pickup. Friday & Saturday evenings...|
|MAC Membership - New Member Benefits! Become a MAC member and enjoy the following discounts: Discounts on classes Workshops 50% off 25 lbs. of MAC Clay 15% discount on merchandise Membership card Discounts at local stores, restaurants Free promotional item Membership is good for one year.|