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Spring Beginning Wheel 2.0

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


This class is an introduction to working with clay on the pottery wheel. Each student will have their own wheel to work with.  Students will refresh and refine their basic wheel throwing skills, while developing their individual style. This class will use high fire clay. This class is intended for beginners to expand on their basic knowledge and continue to develop their throwing skills. 

Date: Thursday, March 12th – April 30th  

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $160.00

Instructor: Mitchell Hilzer

For all Clay Classes:

  • Bring a small bucket, towel, and pottery tool kit* to class.

  • Tuition includes: open studio time, 36" shelf space and some firing costs.


  • *Pottery tool kits as well as additional clay and glass supplies may be purchased at the Ceramics Center.

  • Unless otherwise noted, class participants may be charged firing fees for extra work made during the session.

Class Policies & Procedures

All participants at ICCGS must adhere to the student guide policy provided to you on the first day of class, also located in the office.  Our policies and procedures are also available online here.

The fee for one session of classes provides for the following (unless otherwise specified)

  • Instruction during your class time.
  • Open Studio Access.  Students are welcome to work during open studio hours.  Please note that open studio hours are subject to change for ICCGS programming.
  • A storage shelf for your work and supplies.
  • Firing allotment for pieces made for class.

Make-up Policy

iCCGS is not responsible for changes in students’ personal schedules. For adult classes, all students should attend one class per week to ensure that they keep up with the sequential material covered in class.  If a class MUST be missed, no additional makeup classes, refunds, or credits for class will be given for missed classes.  Private lessons, for current students, are available at $30 per hour.

Cancellation policy:

ICCGS reserves the right to cancel sessions due to the minimum enrollment not being met.  In that event, participants will be notified and refunds will be given.  Participants may cancel their session for a full refund, minus $5.00 for processing fees 72 hours/ 3 days before the class begins.  Please email us at info@iowaCeramicsCenter.org about your cancellation.  If a student contacts us after the 72-hour deadline, a refund will not be provided.

All classes and workshops are held at:

Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio, located in the NewBo district in the Cherry Building at 329 10th Avenue Southeast in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  The center is located on the first floor in Suite 117

End of Session Policies

Completed and fired work will only be held for 30 days after the end of session. Non-returning students must clear off their shelves by the last class session. Any work or personal items found on shelves of students who have not re-registered for class will become property of the studio to be recycled or thrown away as we re-assign shelves to new incoming students.


March 12
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio
329 10th Ave suite 117
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States