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Adult Classes

Call WAM at (406) 234-0635 to Register.
Must be paid in full prior to class. Cancellation must be at least 3 days before the start of class for a full refund.

Wheel Throwing

Thursday Evenings, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 12, Oct. 19, Oct. 26

This 6 week class is especially designed to include those who have never used the wheel or who are working on basic skills.  The course includes wedging, centering clay, throwing basic bowl, plate, and cylinder forms, finishing, handles and glazing. No previous experience required and beginning potters receive substantial individual attention.

Potter Making Bowl
Members: $150
Non-Members: $175

Taught by Meagan Anderson of Sweet Pea Custom Silver

All required materials and use of tools are included in the cost of this class.

In this 2.5 hour session, you will be introduced to the basics of working with silver in both hot and cooled states. Get familiar with smithing tools and techniques as you learn basic silversmithing skills hands-on using a small jeweler’s torch and specialty tools provided. After this class, you will be able to take home your very own silver spinner ring made entirely by you!

Reading glasses and close-toed shoes are encouraged, but not required. 

Silversmith Spinner Ring 

Saturday, October  7
First session: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Second session: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Members: $150
Non-Members: $175

Stained Glass 101

Saturdays, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oct. 14 and Oct. 21

Learn how to master essential tools, cut glass safely, follow and create patterns, copper foil, grind glass shapes, solder, and more!

This class is perfect for beginners and experienced students alike! By the end, not only will you have amazing stained glass pieces to display in your home, but also the skills to begin creating stained glass on your own.

cutting stained glass with a glass cutter, glass scraps, stained glass crafting.jpg
Members: $125
Non-Members: $150

A creative space for everyone

WAM's workshop space is open for personal projects and artistic comradery! Tools, art supplies, craft supplies, wheel use, kiln use, workspace and more are available to foster your projects. A museum educator is also always on site to facilitate. This is a great opportunity to meet other creatives!

Clay, glass, and some other materials are available for purchase from WAM.

Paint Brushes
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