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June 7, 5:00pm – 8:00pm

First Friday POP-IN Workshop at The Clay Studio: Wheel Throwing 101

Try your hand at throwing on the potter’s wheel with the expert guidance of our teaching artists. Create a cup or bowl, or push yourself to the limit and make something as big or fast as you can! FREE & First come/First served.

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Past Events

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Saturday, June 8, 11 am - 3 pm

Claymation at the Sugar Cane Festival

THIS EVENT IS AT 6TH AND SUSQUEHANNA. Create and animate clay characters using the art of stop motion. One person or a group can create a story, supply voices for characters, and share your creation with the world!

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Saturday, June 8, 1 - 5 pm

Group Sculpt at the ArtWell Festival

THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE AT 100 W Oxford St. Use clay, glaze, and your imagination to help us create community planters that will live on after the event! Fun for all ages! FREE!

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Sept 29, 11:00am-3pm

4th Annual Clay Fest at 1425 N. American Street

Celebrate clay and community with a fun day of muddy festivities near our soon-to-be new home in South Kensington! Join us for hands-on activities for all ages, wheel throwing, a group sculpture extravaganza, artist demonstrations, an ice cream social, t-shirt making & more! LOCATION: 1425 N. American St, Phila 19122 across from the Crane Arts Building.

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Oct 7, 11:00am-6pm

Wheel Battles at Old City Fest

Watch two artists at a time compete head-to-head on the potter's wheel in competitions such as tallest vessel and blindfolded throw. These event get interactive if you want to try your hand at throwing on the pottery wheel!

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Sept 7, 5:00pm – 8:00pm

First Friday POP-IN Workshop at The Clay Studio: Wheel Throwing 101

Try your hand at throwing on the potter’s wheel with the expert guidance of our teaching artists. Create a cup or bowl, or push yourself to the limit and make something as big or fast as you can!

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Sept 22, 4:00 – 6:00pm & Sept 30, 2:00-4:00pm

Claymation at Spruce Street Harbor Park's Fall Festival

Create and animate clay characters using the art of stop motion. One person or a group can create a story, supply voices for characters and share your creation with the world. 301 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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August 11

Claymation at Beech Jazz on the Ave

Create and animate clay characters using the art of stop motion. One person or a group can create a story, supply voices for characters and share your creation with the world. The event is 12pm-8:30pm at Broad Street & 17th along Cecil B. Moore. Visit www.jazzontheavephilly.com for more details.

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August 9, 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Wheel Battles at Food Trust Night Market- Kensington

Come out to watch our Wheel Battles as two artists at a time compete head to head on the potter’s wheel in competitions such as tallest vessel and blind-folded throw.

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August 3, 5:00pm – 8:00pm

First Friday POP-IN Workshop at The Clay Studio: Throw Down

Try your hand at throwing on the potter’s wheel with the expert guidance of our teaching artists. Create a cup or bowl, or push yourself to the limit and make something as big or fast as you can!

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July 22, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Claymation at Spruce Street Harbor Park

Create and animate clay characters using the art of stop motion. One person or a group can create a story, supply voices for characters and share your creation with the world.

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July 18, 10:00am – 2:00pm

Claymation at Make Art Philly at the City Hall Courtyard presented by The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy

Create and animate clay characters using the art of stop motion. One person or a group can create a story, supply voices for characters and share your creation with the world.

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July 6, 5:00pm – 8:00pm

First Friday POP-IN Workshop at The Clay Studio: Sgraffito Tiles

Work with Clay Studio teaching artists, to make your own clay tile and learn how to make a graphic image on clay with the sgraffito techinique.

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July 4, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Claymation at Wawa Welcome America

Join the Wawa Welcome America Party on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway! Celebrate Independence Day and be part of creating July 4th themed Claymation video!

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June 9, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Claymation at Spruce Street Harbor Park

Create and animate clay characters using the art of stop motion. One person or a group can create a story, supply voices for characters and share your creation with the world.

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June 1, 5:00pm – 8:00pm

First Friday POP-IN Workshop at The Clay Studio: Wheel Throwing 101

Try your hand at throwing on the potter’s wheel with the expert guidance of our teaching artists. Create a cup or bowl, or push yourself to the limit and make something as big or fast as you can!

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May 20, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Claymation at Spruce Street Harbor Park

Create and animate clay characters using the art of stop motion. One person or a group can create a story, supply voices for characters and share your creation with the world.

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May 17-19

Claymation at Philadelphia Children’s Festival

Create and animate clay characters using the art of stop motion. One person or a group can create a story, supply voices for characters and share your creation with the world.

Thank you!

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These events are generously sponsored by

PNC Arts Alive

Thank you!

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These events are generously sponsored by

PNC Arts Alive

Chief Operating Officer