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  • Contact Us | Gloucester Pottery School

    Contact Us Where in Ottawa is Gloucester Pottery School: The Gloucester Pottery School is on the lower level of the Shenkman Arts Center, 245 Centrum Boulevard in Orleans, Ottawa’s east-end. It’s just 15 minutes from downtown, 18 minutes from Rockland and just a few minutes walk from OC Transpo’s Orléans Station at Place d’Orléans. The closest major intersection is St. Joseph Boulevard and Place d’Orléans Drive. ​ Driving Directions: ​ Directions from West: Take HWY-417 E. Keep left to take Regional Road 174 E toward Orléans/Rockland. Take the Place d’Orléans exit. Turn left onto Place d’Orléans Drive. Turn left onto Centrum Boulevard. The Shenkman Arts Centre is on the left. ​ Directions from East: Take HWY 17 W. Continue on Regional Road 174 W. Exit at Tenth Line Road. Turn left at Tenth Line Road. Turn right at St Joseph Boulevard. Turn right at Prestone Drive. Turn left at Centrum Boulevard. The Shenkman Arts Centre is on the right. Shenkman Hours: M onday to Friday – 8:30ampm-10:00 pm Saturday to Sunday – 8:30 am to 8:00 pm ​ ​ The following days are statutory or declared holidays by the City of Ottawa. The Shenkman Arts Centre will be closed on the following dates: New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day Shenkman Arts Center Location in Shenkman Arts Center: The Gloucester Pottery School is on the lower level of the Shenkman Arts Center. If you followed the above driving directions and are travelling East on Centrum Boulevard you will want to turn down the driveway on your left just before you reach the Shenkman Arts Center. Drive towards the Holiday Inn and park in the lot directly at the rear of the Shenkman Arts Center. Enter our building through the Shenkman entrance off the parking lot, the entrance is right between 1H and 1J on the map. You can walk straight ahead past Trinity Galleries turning right just after our Dust Evans Gallery and you will see our entrance. Gloucester Pottery School is an incorporated non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors The Gloucester Pottery School is always looking for board member candidates and/or volunteers to help the board with specific tasks (Finance, treasury, legal, governance, strategic thinking, etc.). If you are interested or would like more information please email kaitlyn@gloucesterpotteryschool.com We’d love to hear from you! Shenkman Arts Center | 245 Centrum Blvd. | Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1 Admin: 613-424-2888 | email ​ Subject Submit Thanks for submitting! REACH US DIRECTLY: ​ Kaitlyn Brennan , Executive Director (regarding exhibitions, equipment, teaching opportunities, and artistic events): kaitlyn@gloucesterpotteryschool.com ​ Chantale McGrat h, Studio Manager (for inquiries regarding studio time, pottery firings, products, courses and programs): studiomanager@gloucesterpotteryschool.com Do you have a suggestion for a class or workshop? Is there a visiting artist you would love to see at GPS? Feedback you would like to share? Or any other questions or comment? Send us a message.

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  • Child Half Day Camp Aug 19-23 @ 1pm-3pm

    Child Half Day Camp Aug 19-23 @ 1pm-3pm Camp d'enfants demi-jour 19-23 août 13h00-15h00 ​ Bilingual / Bilingue Mon-Fri/Lun-Ven 1:00 PM 3:00 PM 08/19/2024 08/23/2024 219 Register – Inscrire A fun week of pottery creation, where each day for two hours your child will learn the fundamental handbuilding skills (pinch pot, coil, and slab rolling) to create a unique project. Projects will be fired and available to pick up 3 weeks after camp - parents/guardians will be notified via email. Ages 7-13.Une semaine amusante de création de poterie, où chaque jour, pendant deux heures, votre enfant apprendra les techniques fondamentales de la faconnage (pince pot, les colombins, et le roulement) pour créer un projet unique. Les projets seront cuits et pourront être récupérés 3 semaines après le camp - les parents / tuteurs seront informés par courriel. 7 à 13 ans.

  • Adult Wheel Level 1.5 Tues 6:30pm

    Adult Wheel Level 1.5 Tues 6:30pm Tour niveau 1.5 pour adultes mar 18h30 Daniele Stewart English / Anglais Tuesday/Mardi 6:30 PM 9:00 PM 07/09/2024 08/13/2024 344 Register – Inscrire This course is aimed at students who have completed Level 1 and are able to consistently center and throw a cylinder as high as it is wide. This more advanced class will push students to make more technically difficult forms. Prerequisite: At least one level 1 wheel class. Ability to center and pull walls up consistently, if unsure please contact the school to discuss which class is best suited to you. 10kg of clay included, with more available for purchase. Ages 16 to adult.Ce cours est pour les étudiants qui ont terminé le niveau 1 et sont capables de centrer et de tourner systématiquement un cylindre aussi haut que large. Cette classe plus avancée poussera les étudiants à créer des formes plus techniquement difficiles. Un sac d'argile inclus. Prérequis: Au moins un cours niveau un. Capacité à centrer et à tirer les murs de manière cohérente, en cas de doute, veuillez contacter l'école pour discuter de la classe qui vous convient le mieux. 10 kg d'argile inclus, avec plus disponible à l'achat.Ages 16 +

  • One Night on Wheel Fri Jul 5 @ 6:30pm

    One Night on Wheel Fri Jul 5 @ 6:30pm ​ James Thorne English / Anglais Friday/Vendredi 6:30 PM 9:00 PM 07/05/2024 ​ 99 Register – Inscrire Have you wanted to try making pottery on the wheel? Here is your opportunity to enjoy one evening discovering the art of throwing clay during this 2.5 hour workshop. After the workshop our technicians will trim and fire your pieces and they will be ready for you to pick up in 3 weeks. Come and relax while experiencing the joy of clay. This workshop is open to clients 16 years and older. All materials included. $99 +HST each. Êtes-vous intéressez à essayer la poterie sur le tour? Voici votre chance de profiter d'une soirée découverte sur le tour, dans un atelier de deux heures et demi. Les projets seront émaillés et cuits pour les participants et ils seront prêts à être récupérés trois semaines plus tard. Venez et vous détendre tout en découvrant la joie de l'argile. Cet atelier est ouvert aux clients de 16 ans et plus. matériels inclus. 99$ pour chaque.

  • Teen/Adult FULL DAY Wheel 1.5 Camp Jul 8-12 @10am-2:30pm

    Teen/Adult FULL DAY Wheel 1.5 Camp Jul 8-12 @10am-2:30pm ​ Karen Kurtzrock English / Anglais Mon-Fri/Lun-Ven 10:00 AM 2:30 PM 07/08/2024 07/12/2024 449 Register – Inscrire An intensive 1 week (Monday to Friday) FULL DAY camp with one of our most experienced instructors. This camp is geared towards those who have taken a few courses and can center their pot unassisted. Daily lessons in this week-long intensive learning environment are a great way to take your skills to the next level. 12 yrs + (Bring a lunch! 30 minute lunch break from 12-12:30pm which will not be staffed). Prerequisite: Wheel level 1Un camp intensif d'une semaine (mardi a vendredi) avec l'un de nos instructeurs les plus expérimentés. Ce camp s'adresse à ceux qui ont suivi quelques cours et peuvent tourner sans aide. Les leçons quotidiennes dans cet environnement d'apprentissage intensif d'une semaine sont un excellent moyen de faire passer vos compétences au niveau supérieur. 16 ans + (Apportez un diner! Pause diner de 30 minutes de 12h à 12h30 - aucune instructrice pendant diner). Prerequis: Tour niveau 1

  • One Night on Wheel Fri Aug 9 @ 6:30pm

    One Night on Wheel Fri Aug 9 @ 6:30pm ​ James Thorne English / Anglais Friday/Vendredi 6:30 PM 9:00 PM 08/09/2024 ​ 99 Register – Inscrire Have you wanted to try making pottery on the wheel? Here is your opportunity to enjoy one evening discovering the art of throwing clay during this 2.5 hour workshop. After the workshop our technicians will trim and fire your pieces and they will be ready for you to pick up in 3 weeks. Come and relax while experiencing the joy of clay. This workshop is open to clients 16 years and older. All materials included. $99 +HST each. Êtes-vous intéressez à essayer la poterie sur le tour? Voici votre chance de profiter d'une soirée découverte sur le tour, dans un atelier de deux heures et demi. Les projets seront émaillés et cuits pour les participants et ils seront prêts à être récupérés trois semaines plus tard. Venez et vous détendre tout en découvrant la joie de l'argile. Cet atelier est ouvert aux clients de 16 ans et plus. matériels inclus. 99$ pour chaque.

  • Programs | Gloucester Pottery School

    More Information about New Clay Conference Information about New Clay Conference 2024 coming soon! Gloucester Pottery School is growing its number of programs and ways it serves our community. If you are involved with an organization and would like to partner with us on a program please reach out. Tickets There are several ticket options available: full weekend, Single day, Artist Talks only, student tickets and leading up to the conference there were Early Bird Tickets Buy Tickets Artists We have an amazing line up of Demonstrating Artists for this years Conference. Focus on Canadian Artists and members of equity seeking groups. Schedule The most up to date schedule of events is maintained on our events page. Artists Schedule of Events Accommodations Parties are back!! Click the link for more information ​ Meals Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch, leave the venue or have food delivered. There is 1 hour lunch break Saturday and Sunday. Saturday there is a 3 hour break between demonstrations and Artist Talks. There are many food options in the area including restaurants, food court at Place d'Orleans and a Farm Boy grocery store. Coffee ​ Gloucester Pottery School will provide coffee and light snacks Saturday and Sunday morning. We encourage you to bring a mug. You are welcome to bring your coffee into the Theatre. ​ There is a Starbucks at the mall and a Tim Horton's just across from the mall. Hotels Nearby Restaurants Where in Ottawa is Gloucester Pottery School: The Gloucester Pottery School is on the lower level of the Shenkman Arts Center, 245 Centrum Boulevard in Orleans, Ottawa’s east-end. It’s just 15 minutes from downtown, 18 minutes from Rockland and just a few minutes walk from OC Transpo’s Orléans Station at Place d’Orléans. The closest major intersection is St. Joseph Boulevard and Place d’Orléans Drive. ​ Driving Directions: ​ Directions from West: Take HWY-417 E. Keep left to take Regional Road 174 E toward Orléans/Rockland. Take the Place d’Orléans exit. Turn left onto Place d’Orléans Drive. Turn left onto Centrum Boulevard. The Shenkman Arts Centre is on the left. ​ Directions from East: Take HWY 17 W. Continue on Regional Road 174 W. Exit at Tenth Line Road. Turn left at Tenth Line Road. Turn right at St Joseph Boulevard. Turn right at Prestone Drive. Turn left at Centrum Boulevard. The Shenkman Arts Centre is on the right. Shenkman Hours: M onday to Friday – 8:30ampm-10:00 pm Saturday to Sunday – 8:30 am to 8:00 pm ​ ​ ​ Getting Here Shenkman Arts Center Location in Shenkman Arts Center: The Gloucester Pottery School is on the lower level of the Shenkman Arts Center. If you followed the above driving directions and are travelling East on Centrum Boulevard you will want to turn down the driveway on your left just before you reach the Shenkman Arts Center. Drive towards the Holiday Inn and park in the lot directly at the rear of the Shenkman Arts Center. Enter our building through the Shenkman entrance off the parking lot, the entrance is right between 1H and 1J on the map.

  • One Night on Wheel Fri Jun 21 @ 6:30pm

    One Night on Wheel Fri Jun 21 @ 6:30pm Une nuit sur la tour - ven 21 juin 18h30 James Thorne English / Anglais Friday/Vendredi 6:30 PM 9:00 PM 06/21/2024 ​ 99 Register – Inscrire Have you wanted to try making pottery on the wheel? Here is your opportunity to enjoy one evening discovering the art of throwing clay during this 2.5 hour workshop. After the workshop our technicians will trim and fire your pieces and they will be ready for you to pick up in 3 weeks. Come and relax while experiencing the joy of clay. This workshop is open to clients 16 years and older. All materials included. $99 +HST each. Êtes-vous intéressez à essayer la poterie sur le tour? Voici votre chance de profiter d'une soirée découverte sur le tour, dans un atelier de deux heures et demi. Les projets seront émaillés et cuits pour les participants et ils seront prêts à être récupérés trois semaines plus tard. Venez et vous détendre tout en découvrant la joie de l'argile. Cet atelier est ouvert aux clients de 16 ans et plus. matériels inclus. 99$ pour chaque.

  • Child Half Day Camp Aug 12-16 @ 10am-12pm

    Child Half Day Camp Aug 12-16 @ 10am-12pm Camp d'enfants demi-jour 12-16 août 10h00-12h00 ​ Bilingual / Bilingue Mon-Fri/Lun-Ven 10:00 AM 12:00 PM 08/12/2024 08/16/2024 219 Register – Inscrire A fun week of pottery creation, where each day for two hours your child will learn the fundamental handbuilding skills (pinch pot, coil, and slab rolling) to create a unique project. Projects will be fired and available to pick up 3 weeks after camp - parents/guardians will be notified via email. Ages 7-13.Une semaine amusante de création de poterie, où chaque jour, pendant deux heures, votre enfant apprendra les techniques fondamentales de la faconnage (pince pot, les colombins, et le roulement) pour créer un projet unique. Les projets seront cuits et pourront être récupérés 3 semaines après le camp - les parents / tuteurs seront informés par courriel. 7 à 13 ans.

  • Teen/Adult Wheel Camp Jul 22-26 @ 1pm-3pm

    Teen/Adult Wheel Camp Jul 22-26 @ 1pm-3pm ​ Evelyn Leon English / Anglais Mon-Fri/Lun-Ven 1:00 PM 3:00 PM 07/22/2024 07/26/2024 259 Register – Inscrire A 1 week wheel camp (Monday to Friday) where the student will learn and practice the art of throwing and trimming. This intensive learning environment with daily lessons will not only be fun, but will help build a great foundation for further classes. Beginners are welcome, as well as those with previous experience who are looking to hone their skills. Our technicians will glaze your pots afterwards. Pottery is ready for pick up 3 weeks after camp. Ages 12yrs and up. Materials included.Un camp de roue intensif d'une semaine (du lundi au vendredi) où l'étudiant apprendra et pratiquera l'art du tournage. Cet environnement d'apprentissage intensif avec des leçons quotidiennes ne sera pas seulement amusant, mais aidera à construire une excellente base pour d'autres cours. Les débutants sont les bienvenus, ainsi que ceux qui ont une expérience antérieure et qui cherchent à perfectionner leurs compétences. Nos techniciens glaceront ensuite les pots. La poterie est prête à être ramassée 3 semaines après le camp. 12 ans et plus. Matériaux inclus.

  • Private Lesson | Gloucester Pottery

    Private Lessons Request Form Please fill out the form below to request a private lesson. We will get back to you with availability based on the information below, instructor and studio availability. Gloucester Pottery School has limited availability for lessons as we have a large number of classes, workshops and parties already scheduled. First Name Last Name Email What would you like to learn in the private lesson? Thanks for submitting! Send Number of Participants What technique would you like? Wheel Throwing Handbuilding Other What is your previous pottery/clay experience? When are you available for private Lessons Weekday Daytime Weekday Evening Weekend Daytime Weekend Evening Are you looking for a one time lesson or possibly recurring lessons?

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