Cooking Pots



Dates: June 5 - July 24Cooking Pots
Days/Times: Tuesdays, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Level: Advanced
Instructor: Stuart Gair

Course description: This course is an advanced-level course for those interested in making an array of wares that can be used to cook with! A unique clay called flame-ware will be used, which is formulated to withstand an open flame as well as heat from an oven. Throughout the course, students will use both the wheel and hand building techniques to create forms such as; bread pans, pizza stones, covered baking dishes, frying pans, and tagines. Furthermore, students will learn about the origins of various cooking pots and are also encouraged to use the pots made in class and share their experiences. Note: Due to the special nature of this clay, students will be required to recycle their own clay as part of the class. (8 classes/10 weeks)

Course Fees: $125 for Harvard Undergraduate Students, $250 for Harvard Graduate Students, $820 for Adult Community, TAP Regular and Long Service - Follow instructions in on-line registration system for pricing.

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Your course fee covers use of all clays (terra cotta, stonewares, sculpture body, porcelain), bisque firing, glazes and glaze firing up to 7,270 cu. inches of kiln space as well as 7 day access to the ceramics program and its equipment in addition to course instruction.

For questions regarding course content, please contact Director of Education, Kathy King at

For questions regarding registration, please contact Ceramics Associate, Ji-Eun Kim at

Location: Ceramics Studio