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High School Raku Workshop

  • Starts May 31
  • 220 US dollars
  • Main Street

Service Description

Tuscarora Pottery School offers 3-day Raku Workshops for high school programs and their students. Join Jerry Hendershot in Tuscarora for glaze making, firing and finishing workshops designed to teach students about the many types of Raku and Alternative Firing approaches in Ceramics. ​ Students will have hands-on time to work with clay as an added bonus while sampling over 30 different raku glazes, prepping for Saggar, Obvara, Horsehair and Naked Raku. There will be time to learn about. the glaze chemistry of raku and how it impacts the various effects and outcomes of raku firing. ​ Students will have the choice to camp on the grounds of the school or stay in our 19th century hotel. There are 6 rooms to choose from (total of 11 beds, but lots of floor space). Meal supplies will be purchased by pottery school staff and either prepared for high school groups by staff (or other chaperones present if desired instead), paying attention to dietary needs as indicated by sponsoring teacher.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Summer workshop participants need to cancel no later than 3 weeks in advance to receive a refund, minus a $25.00 cancellation fee. Full payment for summer workshop will be due at that point, 3 weeks before the start date of the workshop. Check, PayPal, Credit Card, or Cash are accepted.

Contact Details

  • 138 Main Street, Tuscarora, NV, USA