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Ceramic classes for every age and skill level

Each class is unique and small in size. Students can focus on growing as an artist with lots of personal attention from experienced instructors, while being part of a larger clay community. Our studio is well equipped with electric wheels, slab rollers, extruders, electric & gas kilns and a common glaze area. Please scroll down to view our class and workshop policies.

Adult Classes

Ceramic classes for adults of every skill level:


Fine tune your skills:

*Clay Art Center is located an easy walk from Metro North. There are taxis available at the station. The average price of in-town travel is $5.

For Families & Friends

Clay Classes for Families and Friends:

Youth Classes
After School and weekend classes and camps for Youth, Tweens and Teens
Summer Camp

Summer Clay Camps for Kids of All Ages

  • Week Long Camps Available July 5 - August 26
    • Small class sizes: between 10 and 12 campers Plenty of individual attention
    • Experienced artist teachers
    • Assistants in classes with 6 or more campers
    • All skill levels are welcome
    • Materials and firing are included
    • Snack and outdoors breaks
    ArtsWestchester Classes
    Live closer to White Plains? Take a class at Arts Westchester.
    Clay Adventures, Ages 6-10, starts October 4
    Kids n' Clay, Ages 6-10, Starts October 8

    Call Arts Westchester directly at 914-428-4220 to register!

    Credit Logs
    Credit Logs are used to buy clay, tools, and firing fees for adult classes.

    Open Studio & Classroom Calendar
    Private Instruction & Clay Parties
    Private lessons are available for individuals and groups who desire personal instruction on a more flexible basis.
    Gift Certificates
    Gift Certificates are available for any amount and are a wonderful opportunity to help you give the gift of clay to those who would really enjoy it.  Gift certificates can be put towards classes, workshops or gallery purchases.
    Policies & Handbook
    Our Student Handbook has everything a student will need to know in order to make the most out of their experience here at Clay Art Center.  Now you can download it too!

    Class Policies

    • Class times and availability are subject to changes due to enrollment. Please check our website for the most up to date information
    • Tuition is due in full at time of registration
    • There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee
    • To avoid the disappointment and cancellation of a class or workshop, registrations must be made by one week before classes start or by the registration closing date for workshops
    • No refunds will be given once students have received an email confirmation that the class is running. Prior to this time a refund will be issued, minus the $25 nonrefundable registration fee
    • No refunds will be given for missed classes or workshops
    • Classes and workshops with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled and payment fully refunded
    • Missed classes: Adult classes can be made up in other classes, with permission from the office. Students in a 6-7 week session are permitted to make up 1 class per session. Students in a 12-14 week session are permitted to make up 2 classes.
    • Classes cannot be made up in the last week of classes.
    • Missed youth classes cannot be made up. No exceptions
    • Missed classes must be made up within the same session and cannot be transferred to following sessions
    • In the event of an emergency closing, classes will be rescheduled. CAC follows the Port Chester Schools closing calendar
    • Youth classes are cancelled when Port Chester public schools are closed.
    • Clay, tools and firing fees are not included in tuition, unless noted.
    • Students must purchase a Credit Log in order to purchase clay, tools and firing. Credit Logs are available online or at the front desk during business hours and must be purchased either prior the first class or during the first class. Logs are available in $25, $50 and $100 amounts.

    Youth Scholarship Application

    Call 937-2047 x240 for scholarship information or download an application: Scholarship Application (English) Scholarship Application (Spanish)

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