Update on Studio Access and Classes
Dear Pottery Friends
Term 1 is almost finished, and the Easter break is upon us.
Term 2 Programs
In regards to Booking into classes for Term 2, we always notify people who have signed up to the mailing list including previous students.
Within 4 hours of notifying our Mailing list, our x 2 , 4-week Introduction to the Wheel courses booked out.
There are a few places vacant in the Ongoing 8-week course on Wednesday evenings starting in May for students who have completed a Beginners Course. This course is offered firstly to students who are currently enrolled, so that’s why it books out so fast .
To book in : Term Class Bookings
NEW !! – Drop-in Studio Sessions
Commencing in May, on consecutive Thursdays, a daytime Drop-in Studio Session is offered to potters wishing to have access to the studio to practice their wheel throwing or hand building techniques.
This is NOT a class nor suitable for Beginners. Rather it is a supervised session. You can book a half or full day at the studio. Clay and Firing are not included in the price but can be purchased from us. Glazes are included. (NB: we only fire clay that we know).
Terms and Conditions apply, including an Induction session on 1st visit, so please read these prior to Booking in. You can book once or for as many sessions as are advertised.
For more information and to book in : Drop In Studio Access
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We would love to see what you’ve been making . Please share to our Instagram page: –https://www.instagram.com/pcaiceram/
And we look forward to seeing the studio buzzing again with creativity.
PCAI is a Social Enterprise dedicated to promoting the Ceramic Arts
…we provide opportunities for everyone in the community to participate and engage with Ceramics and Artistic play, regardless of what age or past experience.
With our team of experienced and passionate ceramic artists, our mentoring and workshops will take you to your next level of artistic creativity.
PCAI provides access for community engagement around all forms of handcrafted arts, ceramics, clay and sculptural forms – including acting as a space and resource for community projects and partnerships with tertiary arts institutes, schools, and community organisations. PCAI caters for all ages and the diverse communities of Parramatta and Western Sydney who wish to partake in creative projects, skills development and production.
The vision to develop a ceramic arts enterprise was born out of the combined drive and initiative of the founding members who wish to achieve the following:-
To establish an artist-run and owned social enterprise business to provide employment opportunities for artists and associated stakeholders
- To provide a local arts venue for the benefit, input and participation of the general community.
- To provide disadvantaged and marginalised members of the community with creative and social engagement that may lead to employment.
- To establish a creative hub for production of artwork in the Parramatta area
- To pool resources and buy ceramic materials at wholesale prices
- To work locally and save fuel and travel costs.
- To add a vibrant cultural and tourist attraction to the city of Parramatta
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