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					                                                                                                Arrowsmith Potters Guild

Guild Membership                           Guild Classes                                        “Play Dirty’


Arrowsmith Potters Guild was estab-        Fall and Spring classes are scheduled in
lished in 1995 by a group of profes-       handbuilding and wheel throwing tech-
sional and amateur potters who             niques. Special workshops with interna-
wanted to provide better pottery learn-    tional presenters are offered every 3
ing opportunities within the Oceanside     years, with additional workshops held
area. The Guild has been the resident      when they can be arranged. All classes
tenant at the Parksville Train Station     and workshops are open for public partici-
since then. Our membership has
worked to renovate and rejuvenate the
                                           pation unless otherwise stated.
                                                                                                Pottery
original station to provide usable space
for the Guild and a unique waiting ex-
                                                                                                Decorating
perience for VIA Rail patrons. A well
equipped studio, kilns, glaze area and
                                                                                                Workshops
Gallery Pottery Shop are available for
member use.

Guild Membership Meetings are open
to anyone interested in clay. They are
held the second Wednesday of each
                                           The Station Pottery Gift Gallery is open 7
month and are held at the Station at
                                           days a week. 10am-4pm Mon-Sat and 12-
7pm, except when there is a scheduled
                                           4pm Sundays during PDT. Weekdays
social or instructional event. There are
                                           10am-3pmPST.
no meetings in July or August.
                                           There is always a knowledgeable potter on
                                           hand to help with pottery related ques-
                                           tions as well as information about VIA Rail
                                           schedules and our historic building site.


                                           Arrowsmith Potters Guild
                                           600 Alberni Highway
                                           Parksville, BC
                                           V9P 1J9
                                           ‘across from Buckerfield’s at the Parksville Train
                                           Station’

                                           Phone: 250.954.1872
                                           Web: www.arrowsmithpottersguild.bc.ca
                                                                                                        250.954.1872
                                           E-mail: info@arrowsmithpottersguild.bc.ca
                 Pottery Decorating Workshops


                                                 Team Building
                                                 Spend a morning or afternoon learning          Fee
                                                 about the decorating process required to
                                                                                                      $8-$12 per item
                                                 finish a functional piece of pottery. At the
                                                                                                       All supplies provided.
                                                 same time, you will build co-operation,
                                                 understanding and mentoring by learning a
                                                 new technique together with your group.
                                                                                                Pre-Register
                                                                                                      There is no registration fee, but it is
        For Every Occasion
                                                 Parent/Child Time                                    recommended that you pre regis-
Come and experience our creative space.                                                               ter, as space is limited.
                                                 Come with your kids and spend some qual-
Take an undecorated, hand thrown pottery
                                                 ity time doing something unique together.
item and turn it into a distinctive, personal
                                                 Children must be accompanied by an adult.
                                                                                                Contact:
design for someone special; a teacher, par-                                                     The Station Gallery at 250.954.1872
ent, boss, neighbour, friend or just for your-   Outline
self.                                            Each person will decorate a hand thrown        Next Sessions
Arrowsmith Potters Guild potters offer a         pottery item (or more). We will put the
selection of pottery pieces from which to        clear, finishing glaze on and fire the all
choose made by members in our own studio.        piece(s) ready for pickup the following
Add your own special touch and make a            week.
unique, functional gift that will be appreci-
ated for a long time to come.                    The Guild will provide:

You can be as imaginative as you like, add a            All instruction & equipment needed
name or sentiment, paint a colourful Picasso            to decorate your masterpiece.            Arrowsmith Potters Guild
or subtle Monet. Our Instructors are knowl-
                                                        Glazes and finish firing suitable for    600 Alberni Highway
edgeable potters who will guide you through
                                                        functional pottery.
the process of decorating. Your Masterpiece                                                      Parksville, BC
will be fired with a clear, food safe glaze
                                                                                                 V9P 1J9
which you can pick up the following week.

                                                                                                 Phone: 250.954.1872
                                                                                                 Web:
  If you can hold a
                                                                                                 www.arrowsmithpottersguild.bc.ca
        paintbrush
you can decorate a                                                                               E-mail:
      pottery piece                                                                              info@arrowsmithpottersguild.bc.ca

				
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