One-Time and Multi-Week Workshops

Holiday Ornament Clay Sculpture Workshop
Saturday, December 9, 10 am–12:30 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of ceramic sculpture for the holidays. Create a sculpture or ornament of your own design inspired by winter at deCordova. No ceramic experience necessary. For ages 10+.


Photo Transfer on Clay Workshop
Wednesdays, January 17 and 31 (two-part workshop), 6:30–9 pm each day

In this unique workshop inspired by the Museum exhibition Screens: Virtual Material, participants will transfer photographic images on hand-built ceramic forms making them into clay “screens.” Session 1 will focus on building a tile, plate, coaster, or abstract flat form. Session 2 will use Pyrofoto’s transfer process to print a photograph of your choosing onto the surface of your ceramic form using available light. 
No ceramic experience necessary. For ages 16+.


Date Night with Clay
Saturday, February 10, 5–7 pm; Sunday, February 11, 4–6 pm; Wednesday, February 14, 6–8 pm

An evening of ceramics for couples! Work as a team on the wheel, decorating clay “hearts,” or building your own signature romantic sculpture. Ages 21+.

Register: February 10   Register: February 11   Register: February 14

Winter Night Sculpture Workshop
Thursdays, March 1–22 (four-part workshop), 6:15–9:15 pm each day

Build unique sculptures or vessels using hand building techniques and the potter's wheel and decorate with ceramic glazes. For ages 16+.