Birdhouse / Bird Feeder: Handbuilding Clay

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Register for this “Birdhouse/Birdfeeder: Hand-building Clay” workshop on Saturday, August 31, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Join us in the WheatonArts Pottery Studio as we create handmade habitats or feeders for your local birds. Teaching Artist,Phyllis Seidner will provide a pre-thrown clay bottle form. Next, she will guide the class through hand-building clay basics.  Then you will turn your own into a birdhouse or feeder depending on which one you prefer.

There is no prerequisite for this class. We encourage and welcome beginners, and families that would like to share the experience and quality time.

Ages: 6 and above; Children age 6 to 11 must be accompanied by an adult for the entirety of the class
Class Limit: 15 | Minimum: 6 | Class and Materials Fee: $50 | Registration Closing: June 28


  • If you are registering for more than one individual, you must note the other student's name(s) in the comment section at checkout with an email address if available.
  • Registration is not confirmed until it is processed and you have received a confirmation email from the education coordinator. Seats are limited and booked on a first come, first reserve basis.

Instructor: Phyllis Seidner

Phyllis grew up in South Jersey and still lives locally with her husband. She studied pottery at Clay College, Cumberland County College and, after taking classes with Terry Plasket, found a way to work at WheatonArts — she has been Associate Potter since 2006.  She has taught non-credit classes at Clay College and now teaches assorted workshops at WheatonArts.

Known for her face jugs, she also makes functional and decorative work using stoneware and porcelain clays, which are then high fired in reduction, salt, and wood kilns. More>

WheatonArts offers a wide variety of Creative Experiences for all ages and skill levels. Instructors and participants join together in an ongoing exploration of creativity through multimedia art projects and museum experiences.


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