Fired Up Redux





Dates: July 23 - August 13 Kiln loaded with glazed pots.
Days/Times: Thursdays, 4:00 - 6:00pm (EST)
Level: Beginning - Advanced                   
Instructors: Geoff Booras and Dennis McLaughlin

Course description Learn what happens to your pot or sculpture once it makes its way into the kiln! This course covers basic concepts behind different firing methods and kiln designs. If you are interested in taking an in-depth look at reduction, oxidation, and atmospheric firing principles, key temperatures, and techniques, then this is the class for you! Do you want to learn more about alternative firing methods? And what is a thermocouple, damper, spyhole, or bag wall anyway? Curious to know more? – Come stoke the flames of kiln wonderment in this new online course! (4 classes)
Suggested Materials:

  • Sketchbook or notebook

Course Fees: Free for Harvard College Undergraduate Students, $120 for Harvard Graduate Students, Harvard Employees and Adult Community.

  • Adult Community: General Public; Harvard alumni, fellows, Extension School students, and faculty/staff who are not TAP-eligible; students from universities other than Harvard
  • Harvard Employees eligible for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP): TAP regular (employees worked less than 15 years) and TAP long service (employees who worked 15 or more years at Harvard). Summer Session 1 will not be applying TAP.
  • Harvard College Undergraduate Students: Currently enrolled students at Harvard College. This does not include Harvard Extension School Undergraduate Students
  • Harvard Graduate Students: Currently enrolled students in a Harvard University Graduate Program. This does not include Harvard Extension School Graduate Students or Harvard University Doctoral Candidates.

Register on-line here!

For questions regarding course content, policies or materials, please contact Director, Kathy King at

For questions regarding registration, please contact Administrative Coordinator, Ji-Eun Kim at

Location: Zoom