Weeklong workshops offer kids an opportunity to explore creativity and culture
Pewabic Pottery’s Passport to Pottery summer camps offer children ages 6 to 12 the opportunity to get creative while being introduced to different cultures and creating clay objects from those cultures. Each workshop concludes with an art show where participants share their creations with family and friends.
Summer camps are $95 per week per child. Clay and tools are provided by Pewabic. Each camp is offered in two sessions Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Guests may register for one week or all six weeks of classes.
Pewabic’s Passport to Pottery summer camps dates and corresponding themes are:
· June 25-29: Egypt
· July2-6: Canada
· July 9-13: Brazil
· July 16-20: China
· July 23-27: France
· July 30-Aug. 3: Australia
Pewabic Pottery is a non-profit arts and cultural organization and National Historic Landmark which is dedicated to engaging people of all ages in learning experiences with contemporary ceramic art and artists while preserving its historic legacy.
Pewabic is a historic working pottery which is open to the public year round and offers classes, workshops and tours to children and adults. Pewabic creates giftware, pottery and architectural tile, showcases more than 80 ceramic artists in its galleries, and operates a museum store that features pottery and gift tile made on-site. Visitors are welcome, free of charge, Monday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. To learn more about Pewabic Pottery call (313) 626-2000 or visit www.pewabic.org. Pewabic Pottery is located at 10125 E. Jefferson Ave. in Detroit across the street from Waterworks Park.