"We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want."
-Tao Saying

"Earth, water, air, and fire: so simple, but so complex."
-Anon

... and the pottery and the potter are touched by them all.
What else in life encompasses so completely all four earth elements?
Looking forward to seeing you this month getting down and dirty!
Happy August!
-Grace

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20% Off classes  for new  students!
Register for any 7 week class in our September semester by August 26th and pay only $280 instead of our regular price of $350! Classes fill up quickly so don’t delay!
For more info and class schedules call us at 718-441-6614 or visit us online at www.potterswheelny.com
 
 
 
 
 
Pottery Sale!
10-50% Off select pieces through the month of August.
Come in and browse through our gallery where you will find one-of-a-kind, handmade, functional and decorative ceramics by our many talented artists.
 
 
 
 
 
Handmade One of a Kind Jewelry for Sale
Come see our unique collection of silver jewelry for sale in our gallery.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FROM EARTH TO ART-
​​​​​​​The Potter's Wheel Art Exhibition at The Austin Ale House
We are pleased to announce a group exhibition of ceramic wall pieces by our artists at the Potter's Wheel.
Austin's Ale House is a wonderful place to eat a meal, or just have a beer and
enjoy a glass of wine. Come by and have a look at the main dining room during the month of August.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
“Holy Grail” of American Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation of New Museum Site in Philadelphia
 
 
 
“The discovery of this remarkable little bowl reminds us that the 'buy local' movement has very deep roots in American history,” said Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, Vice President of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programming at the Museum of the American Revolution. “It is also an important reminder that when colonists boycotted imported British goods as a way to protest Parliamentary taxation, they did not have to settle for crude versions of beloved luxuries from abroad. Colonial tradespeople produced elegant textiles and ceramics for a market eager use the ‘power of the purse’ to make a political point.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Potters Wheel Sidewalk  
Sale & Wheel Demonstrations!


From August 4th-13th Kew Gardens will be welcoming it's very own film festival and we couldn't be more excited!
Come join us as we celebrate the 1st annual Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema!

We’re ‘taking it to the street’!

Definitely stop by for our sidewalk sale or to watch some of our master potters throw their pots on the potter's wheel during our outdoor demonstrations between 1-5pm on festival days.

We’ll be swinging open our doors to greet all the festival's guests and we hope this is just the first of many successful film festivals for years to come.

**Are you going to the festival? Drop by with your playbill and receive a special free gift! (while supplies last)**
All you need to know about the film festival:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New to Ceramics?
Thinking about rekindling your past experience?
Now is the perfect time to sign up and 
get your hands dirty!
Pick any one of our three options. Join us for a 3-week introduction course , a full 7-week semester, or come and try a 1-hour one-on-one class. 

Our new semester of classes start the week of Sept 5th!
**SPECIAL: 2O% off new students registering by
August 26th for 7 week September semester!!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
Throw A Clay Party
This Summer
Gather up your best friends and family for a casual, fun and creative experience!
We offer events for both adults and children in large or small groups. 
Our professional pottery instructors will guide you on your mud-filled journey as you create great memories & ceramics!
Reservations are required and food and beverage may be brought in or we can arrange for pizza and wine. 
At the end of the party you'll have a work of pottery made by your hands to keep and treasure. Your glazed and finished ceramic piece will be available for pickup within three weeks.
Prices start at $50 per person, all included. We can accommodate up to 16 people.  
For more pricing and scheduling information please call 718-441-6614
 
 
 
 
 
You can make Silver Jewelry
with Precious Metal Clay 
*Limited Spaces Still Available!*
We'll teach you to create amazing, handcrafted real silver pendants and charms. You'll leave with your finished piece(s) of jewelry ready to wear, or a gift for that special someone. You will learn how to create a finished piece of jewelry. All materials are included. 
Course includes: all tools for use + 10 grams of silver precious metal clay  (enough to make 1–3 pieces of jewelry). Additional clay available for purchase. Jewelry findings will also be available.
Space is limited to 6 students in each class.
Introductory Classes – Cost $99
2 part Class Schedule:
Sunday -Aug 13 & 27 from 2:00-4:00 PM
Thursday -Aug 17 & 24 from 12:00-2:00 PM
Don't wait! Classes fill up quickly.
Call to register or to be added to our waiting list.  718–441–6614
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Precious Cargo –
Transporting Fragile Pots

We have all experienced the difficult task of transporting our fragile works from point A to point B. Would you believe the simple answer is party balloons?

Ceramics Arts Daily
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
          
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