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Explore the tactile qualities of clay and create your own ceramics through practical workshops in a relaxed atmosphere. This open lab will provide one-on-one instruction for beginners to advanced artists. Focusing on pottery as a form of visual art, the classes will cover a number of topics adn techniques, from basic wheel thrown pottery to high fire pottery to raku. Your creative ceramic pieces will be glazed and fired for you to take home or give as a gift.

Start date: 08/14/2017

Cost:: $166.00

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Explore the tactile qualities of clay and create your own ceramics through practical workshops in a relaxed atmosphere. This open lab will provide one-on-one instruction for beginners to advanced artists. Focusing on pottery as a form of visual art, the classes will cover a number of topics adn techniques, from basic wheel thrown pottery to high fire pottery to raku. Your creative ceramic pieces will be glazed and fired for you to take home or give as a gift.

Start date: 08/17/2017

Cost:: $166.00

Call   209-384-6224 to register
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The class is for beginning gardeners and those wishing to learn more about vegetable gardening.  Join the wave of urban homesteading by learning the basics of setting up and growing your Fall vegetable garden, with an emphasis on raised bed gardening and growing organic.  Topics covered will be site location, soil preparation, seed and plant selection, propagation, soils, fertilizers and mulch, pest control, general plant care, harvest and more.  Participants will construct a small 2’x2’ raised redwood raised gardening bed to use in their own garden!  Please dress comfortably as we will be doing hands on projects!

300047

Start date: 10/14/17

End date: 10/21/17

Instructor : Elaine Valladao 

2 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (10/14/2017-10/21/2017)

Cost: $45.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Location : Merced College Plant Science Location : 
  Merced College Plant Science.

Room :  PS-1

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Explore the tactile qualities of clay and create your own ceramics through practical instruction in a relaxed atmosphere. This open lab will provide one-on-one instruction for beginners to advanced artists. Focusing on pottery as a form of visual art, the classes will cover a number of topics and techniques, from basic wheel thrown pottery to hand built pottery to raku. Your creative ceramic pieces will then be glazed and fired for you to take home or give as a gift.  Final pick up date will be 12/14/17 between the hours of 10 AM and 12 PM, or upon arranged appointment with Ira Jones, (209) 384-6369. 

300030

Start date: 08/14/17

End date: 10/09/17

Instructor : William Gossett 

9 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (8/14/2017-10/9/2017)

Cost: $80.00

Materials Cost: $8.00

Location : Merced College Art Building Location : 
  Merced College Art Building.

Room :  ART-5

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Explore the tactile qualities of clay and create your own ceramics through practical instruction in a relaxed atmosphere. This open lab will provide one-on-one instruction for beginners to advanced artists. Focusing on pottery as a form of visual art, the classes will cover a number of topics and techniques, from basic wheel thrown pottery to hand built pottery to raku. Your creative ceramic pieces will then be glazed and fired for you to take home or give as a gift.  Final pick up date will be 12/14/17 between the hours of 10 AM and 12 PM, or upon arranged appointment with Ira Jones, (209) 384-6369. 

300030

Start date: 10/16/17

End date: 12/04/17

Instructor : William Gossett 

8 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (10/16/2017-12/4/2017)

Cost: $80.00

Materials Cost: $8.00

Location : Merced College Art Building Location : 
  Merced College Art Building.

Room :  ART-5

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Explore the tactile qualities of clay and create your own ceramics through practical instruction in a relaxed atmosphere.  This open lab will provide one-on-one instruction for beginners to advanced artists.  Focusing on pottery as a form of visual art, the classes will cover a number of topics and techniques, from basic wheel thrown pottery to hand built pottery to raku.  Your creative ceramic pieces will then be glazed and fired for you to take home or give as a gift. Final pick-up date will be 12/14/17 between the hours of 10 AM and 12 PM, or upon an arranged appointment with Ira Jones, (209) 384-6369.

300030

Start date: 08/17/17

End date: 10/05/17

Instructor : Kerry Brooke 

8 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (8/17/2017-10/5/2017)

Cost: $80.00

Materials Cost: $8.00

Location : Merced College Art Building Location : 
  Merced College Art Building.

Room :  ART-5

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Explore the tactile qualities of clay and create your own ceramics through practical instruction in a relaxed atmosphere.  This open lab will provide one-on-one instruction for beginners to advanced artists.  Focusing on pottery as a form of visual art, the classes will cover a number of topics and techniques, from basic wheel thrown pottery to hand built pottery to raku.  Your creative ceramic pieces will then be glazed and fired for you to take home or give as a gift. Final pick-up date will be 12/14/17 between the hours of 10 AM and 12 PM, or upon an arranged appointment with Ira Jones, (209) 384-6369.

300030

Start date: 10/12/17

End date: 12/07/17

Instructor : Kerry Brooke 

9 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (10/12/2017-12/7/2017)

Cost: $80.00

Materials Cost: $8.00

Location : Merced College Art Building Location : 
  Merced College Art Building.

Room :  ART-5

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This class is for community members who would like to participate in a Shakespearean production, co-produced by Merced Shakespearefest and Merced College Theatre Arts.  Participants will receive instruction as actors, stage managers, and/or technicians.  The class will culminate in public performances for a paid audience in January 2018.  Participation is determined by Director audition or interview.

300050

Start date: 11/20/17

End date: 01/19/18

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Traci Sprague  2.Heike Hambley 

17 sessions.

Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM (11/20/2017-11/22/2017); Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM (1/2/2018-1/19/2018)

Cost: $30.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Merced College Theater Location : 
  Merced College Theater.

Room :  Theater

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