Open Instruction

Appropriate for either handbuilding or throwing. Ideal for students wishing to continue recent projects and for those with at least basic clay experience that want classroom access through December 20.

This 3 week class is not recommended for students with absolutuely no clay experience.


Monday afternoons 1-4pm: Three class meetings – November 30-December 14
Instructor: Chris Alveshere, artist in residence


$105 for members / $115 for non-members

MEMBERS: Add Coupon Code "Member10" to receive your $10 discount 


Enjoy weekly meetings with an instructor to help you with your project goals and ideas.


Included in class

  • First bag of clay
  • Firing fees for work created in class are included in the class fee  (size limit- items must not measure more than 20” in any direction)
  • access to work in studio outside of class meeting time.

Access outside of class time will be restricted to business hours when other classes and programs are not in session in the classroom. Available times will generally be M 9am-12:30pm, Tu-F 12-5pm and weekend hours based on classroom availability and staffed hours. Your instructor will orient you on how to reserve open studio access on the first day of class.


We ask that students comply with all of our health and safety guidelines. A student waiver will be issued during the first class meeting with the most up-to-date guidance.

Short Session Open Instruction - Monday 1-4pm: Nov 30-Dec 14


    1106 Hawthorne St.

    Missoula, MT 59802


    Public Hours: M-F 12-5pm, Saturdays 12-3pm

    By appointment M-F 10am-12pm
    (must schedule appt at least 24 hr in advance)

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