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DukeCreate Workshop: Throwing on the Wheel

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About the Workshop:

Learn how to throw pottery on the wheel! In this introductory class, you will learn the basics of centering, throwing, and trimming pots. Note that this class is focused on learning throwing techniques rather than creating a finished product, and is a requirement to use the Arts Annex pottery wheels during open studio hours.

PLEASE NOTE: This will be a 3-hour workshop that begins at 5pm. Space is limited to only 12 participants. Please only enroll if you are sure you can attend. If you must cancel, please do so well in advance so another person can take your place. We anticipate the waitlist for this workshop will exceed 100 people.

About the Instructor: Amber Mooers

Amber graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design with a degree in 3D fine Arts. She specialized in ceramics, but her second love is fiber arts. She currently works out of her home studio, as well as with some local artists sharing resources. Amber primarily works in handbuilding for both her ceramic sculpture and functional ware, and she uses underglazes to color her pieces. For her fiber art, Amber works mostly in wool, felting and dyeing the material into sculptural, often mixed-media forms.

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What is DukeCreate?

DukeCreate is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help Duke students, staff, and faculty develop a variety of creative skills. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most take place in the Duke Arts Annex or the Rubenstein Arts Center and are held weeknights 6-8pm. DukeCreate is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (DukeArts).

How much does the workshop cost?

Workshops are free to all Duke students and staff.Class size is limited. Participants should sign up in advance at https://training.oit.duke.edu/dukecreate. Walk-ins will only be accommodated on a space-available basis.

Where is the Arts Annex?

The Arts Annex is located at 404 Gattis St, Durham, NC 27701.


Can I take a bus there?

Yes! The Arts Annex is located by East Campus, off of bus routes (C1, C2 & CSW) that run along Campus Drive.


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Got another question we didn't answer here? Email us at dukecreate@duke.edu.

For updates on new workshops, visit to https://arts.duke.edu/workshops/ or follow @DukeCreate on Instagram!

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Status Archived
Date Tuesday, February 1st, 2022
Time 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location Arts Annex
Enrolled 12 of 12

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