Photo by Anna Norton

Adult Education Special!

Register for any Adult Class or Workshop that takes
place in the month of September, and receive an 
additional 10% discount ON TOP OF A MEMBER DISCOUNT!

This Week at The Bascom

Adult Education
Ceramics Open Studio
Monday to Thursday: 5 to 8 Friday: no open studio
Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Portraits in Clay, taught by Mike Lalone
Sorcerers and Witches, taught by Colette Clark
Ongoing Class (please contact Frank Vickery, Director of Ceramics for more information)
Drawing in Pencil, taught by Nick Raynolds
Youth and Outreach
Ongoing Classes
After School Art Adventure with The Gordon School for Children, Monday
After School Art Adventure, Elementary, Tuesday
Wednesday Advanced Art, Wednesday
Kids' Creation Station, Saturday

For more information about upcoming classes, please refer to the Education Calendar

Thank you to everyone who participated in Mountains In Bloom! 
Sponsored by PNC Bank

The Bascom Launches New ARTalks Video Series
Watch the entire playlist!  

ARTalks 3: Potter Frank Vickery, Art by Appointment, Summer 2014
ARTalks 4: Ceramicist John Britt, Glaze Calculation, Summer 2014
ARTalks 5: Kids' Sculpture Camp with Kelsey Sickmeyer, Summer 2014
ARTalks 6: Painter Sheri Erickson, Pet Portraiture, Summer 2014
ARTalks 7: Artist Michael Polomik, Silkscreen T-Shirts, Summer 2014
ARTalks 8: Southern Lights Abstract Painting, Summer 2014
ARTalks 9: Tom Turner, A Passion in Porcelain, Summer 2014

2014 Community Outreach Video, Touching Hearts Through Art
Special thanks to Synergy Films 


The Bascom is proud to now offer a "gym model" membership for our Ceramics Department.  Buy a membership and you are automatically enrolled in our weekly on-going class taught by the Director of Ceramics, Frank Vickery.  There is a different project every week for eight weeks.  We will cover a wide variety of projects from wheel-throwing to slab work to glaze test tiles.

The Ceramics Open Studio Calendar through October is now available.  Download your open studio calendar today and find time to come play in the clay.   The first 100 to register will be our Founding Members of the Dave Drake Studio Barn!  
Ceramics Schedule for Open Studio and Ongoing Classes Ceramics Schedule for Open Studio and Ongoing Classes (165 KB)

The Book Club Meeting at The Bascom

Download the reading list here!
Book Club Reading List Book Club Reading List (15 KB)

For more information, please contact Patricia Williams at

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& The Shop

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Sunday: 12–5pm

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