Next Meetup

Create Your Own Pottery - One Time Pottery Wheel Workshop
TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED THROUGH EVENTBRITE. RSVPS ON MEETUP DO NOT GUARANTEE ATTENDANCE. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE. ( This two visit workshop is perfect for anyone who wants to experience the basics of throwing clay on a pottery wheel or who has experience and cannot commit to a class. This is a fun 2 hour long class of guided instructions to help you create up to four of your own functional pieces of pottery. This class can hold up to six people and is perfect for those who have little, a lot, or no experience. Snacks welcome. Must be 21+ for BYOB You have the option to come back a second time to glaze your piece ( the second visit is INCLUDED in the price, and will be at least one week later) Most work will be ready for pick up three weeks later. Pieces can be picked up Wednesday nights during Lowell Makes Open House from 6-9PM. You can also contact the instructor to set up an alternative time if that does not work. Your art will be held no longer than one month after the work is finished. Must be over the age of eight Your ticket includes both visits, all directions, materials, and kiln firing fees Prerequisites: None Max students: 6 Instructor Bio: Chelsi Hanley grew up in Lowell Massachusetts and pursued a degree in Fine Arts at the University Massachusetts Lowell. Currently she is growing her pottery collection and is the owner of The Pottery Mill, located inside Lowell Makes.

Lowell Makes

47 Lee St · Lowell, MA

What we're about

Our Mission
Lowell Makes is a collection of open workshops and laboratories where members and students can collaborate to learn, share, and hone crafts of all kinds. We are focused on providing a space for education, entrepreneurship, and engagement with the community of Lowell, Massachusetts, and beyond.

Our Vision (Three Es)
We are dedicated to the following values:

Education - We want a space that inspires members to learn by doing. With guidance from other Makers, we wish to build a place for anyone to experiment, discover, and develop new skills and crafts.

Entrepreneurship - By providing access to space, tools, and expertise, we seek to help our Makers innovate and invent, and to create new ventures.

Engagement - We hope to foster a growing community of Makers, who collaborate and build upon each other's ideas. Likewise, we aim to engage with the local community of Lowell, Massachusetts, to share our knowledge, imagination, and creativity, and to provide an example for others to follow to become Makers.


47 Lee St

Lowell, MA 01852




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