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  • Last Chance to Register for Winter Classes! Adult Clay with Normandy AldenTuesday Mornings, 9:00 - 12:30am$215 for 8 weeksDoes not include materialsAdult classes with Normandy will focus on the importance of design through the creation of soap, the soap dishes that will contain them and lidded vessels. She will teach you how to get the perfect fit for your lid on your creative projects, such as boxes and teapots. ...See the Pictures from Past Classes...Kid's Clay with Abbey Koutnik Wednesday Afternoons, 3:30 - 5:30pm$85 per 4 week session* Includes Materials FeeSelect One (or Both) of these Options:Session 1: January 21 - February 11Session 2: February 18 - March 11 Work with Abbey, and volunteer Jen Smith, on ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2015, 12:17 PM by Kristin Bergene
  • New Karla Class Added: Tuesday Nights! We have decided to open up a SECOND EVENING class with Karla because of it's incredible popularity this semester! You may now sign up for a TUESDAY EVENING class from 6:30 - 9:30pm. This 10 week course will focus on canisters, lidded jars and throwing vessels on the wheel. $296.It is suitable for beginners and experienced potters - so do not hesitate to sign up. Call to register! (607) 547 - 8671 ext. 1
    Posted Jan 8, 2015, 7:45 AM by Kristin Bergene
  • 2015 Winter Clay Classes They are here! The 2015 Winter Clay Classes that you have all been waiting for!Let us be your New Year's Resolution with a new hobby that will teach you the tools to create your own art or even personalized items for your home. Trust us, it's a lot of fun and pretty addictive once you get the hang of that wheel!!There are all new classes with Abbey, Normandy and Karla with some new options and prices. Click on the images to the right >>> to see more information on which class you think will be right for you this year. TO REGISTER:Call: (607) 547 - 8671, ext. 1Email:
    Posted Jan 5, 2015, 12:27 PM by Kristin Bergene
  • Results from Smithy Holiday Craft We are in love with the little creations made by those who came to our Holiday Craft on December 13th (rain date) and we just needed to share! Be sure to visit the full album on the SCA Facebook Page! 
    Posted Dec 17, 2014, 10:49 AM by Kristin Bergene
  • Rockin' Around Cooperstown: Family Fun Crafts! On December 6th, the Smithy will have a great, free Holiday event to occur right after the Rockin' Around Cooperstown Ugly Sweater Run/Walk. Come join us in the Smithy Studio for tasty, hot beverages and holiday snacks while we sit around making holiday crafts out of sculpey and listening to holiday music! This event will be great for all ages and is free to all those attend (donations are appreciated). One student from our Kid's Clay Class working on some holiday ornaments that will feature on The Smithy Wreath at CAA's Adorn-A-Door. Ornaments made by our students for our Adorn-A-Door Wreath - which is almost like what will be doing on the 6th, but ...
    Posted Nov 20, 2014, 12:52 PM by Kristin Bergene
  • Last Weekend for Market & Exhibit Open this weekend only:Edward Burtynsky's remarkable photographic depictions of global industrial landscapes are included in the collections of over sixty major museums around the world, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in California.More information can be found at:, Nov. 15 12-4PMSaturday, Nov. 15 12-6PMSunday, Nov. 16 12-5PMOther hours by appointment. Please call: 607.547.8671  Image info: Edward Burtynsky, Cerro Prieto Geothermal Power Station Baja, Mexico, 2012 © courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York
    Posted Nov 14, 2014, 9:35 AM by Kristin Bergene
  • Market for The Next Two Weekends For the next two weekends only, come to The Smithy for the Glimmerglass Film Days events, and to visit our ceramic market! All the photographed work included here was made by skilled potters from the SCA community. This means local and this means a very thoughtful and unique gift for yourself or a loved one. This market includes work from Elizabeth Nields, Leigh Connor, Leah Carpenter, Karla Andela and Abbey Koutnik. THE SMITHY MARKET: November 7-9th, 14-16th: Friday 12 - 6pm, Saturday 12 - 6pm, Sunday 12 - 5pmElizabeth Nields - Rural PotteryLeah Carpenter - Dessert PlatesBlue Vase by Leigh Connor Black Statement Vase by Elizabeth NieldsPurple, Round Vase by Leah Carpenter
    Posted Nov 8, 2014, 3:11 PM by Kristin Bergene
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