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Gift Vouchers

Buy a class voucher as a gift for your friends and family and give the gift of creativity. 4-Week Adult Class vouchers for $120 and Youth Class vouchers for $50, good throughout 2017.

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Youth Classes

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*Please include the name and age of your child in the Customer's Note section during checkout.*

Kids Workshop Class

$25 per Child (Ages 7 - 12)
Second Sundays: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
1-Day Classes
Location: 2100 Walnut St

Kids create! This one-time, two-hour afternoon class is perfect for those ready to get their hands dirty. Have a blast making pottery on the wheel and hand-building projects knowing that the pieces you make will be coming home soon. During the class, you'll decorate what you make and Red Star staff with fire them for a later pick-up. Please allow two hours for the full experience.

Session 1: January 8, 2017
Session 2: February 12, 2017
Session 3: March 12, 2017
Session 4: April 9, 2017
Session 5: May 14, 2017
Session 6: June 11, 2017


Kids+1 Workshop Class

$50 per pair (Ages 4 and up)
Third Sundays: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
1-Day Classes
Location: 2100 Walnut St

Similar to the regular Kids Workshop Class, except parents/guardians get to join in on the fun too! Have a blast together making pots on the wheel and hand-building projects knowing that the pieces you make will be coming home soon. During the class, you'll decorate what you make and Red Star staff with fire them for a later pick-up. Please allow two hours for the full experience.

Session 12: December 18, 2016
Session 1: January 15, 2017
Session 2: February 19, 2017
Session 3: March 19, 2017
Session 4: April 16, 2017
Session 5: May 21, 2017
Session 6: June 18, 2017


Open Studio for Homeschoolers

$25 per Child (Ages 7 - 17)
Fourth Fridays: 10:00am - 12:00pm
1-Day Classes
Location: 2100 Walnut St

For ages 7 and older who want to learn basic hand-building and wheel throwing skills and glazing techniques while working independently in a supportive atmosphere with others. Students will be encouraged to explore their own ideas for functional and sculptural work while learning about the possibilities of clay. Tuition includes all materials.

Session 12: December 23, 2016
Session 1: January 27, 2017
Session 2: February 24, 2017
Session 3: March 24, 2017
Session 4: April 28
Session 5: May 26, 2017
Session 6: June 23, 2017


Adult Classes

Please click on class titles for a more detailed description, including a weekly lesson plan.

Friday/Saturday Date Night

$50 per couple
One Friday of Every Month 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Instructor: Brice Dyer
Location: 2100 Walnut St

Enjoy a creative Friday night date in the Crossroads! Bring your sweetheart and learn to throw on the potter's wheel. Select one of the pots you make and Red Star will glaze and fire it.* Afterward, check out one of the many restaurants in the Crossroads.

Session 3: March 17, 2017
Session 3c: March 18, 2017
Session 3b: March 24, 2017
Session 4c: April 15, 2017
Session 4b: April 21, 2017
Session 5: May 12, 2017
Session 5c: May 13, 2017
Session 5b: May 19, 2017


Next Steps: Beginning Wheel

$100 plus $20 Lab Fee
Wednesdays 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Instructor: Sarah Jewell Olsen and Kelly Daniels
4 Weeks of Classes
Location: 2011 Tracy Ave

Perfect for anyone with little or no experience with the potter’s wheel, in this class you’ll make your own cups and bowls from scratch! We’ll focus on everything from the basics of “wedging”, “centering”, and “throwing” to glazing and finishing your pieces. Come learn a new skill or revisit an old hobby with this fun hands-on class!

Session 3: March 1 - 22, 2017 with Kelly Daniels
Session 4: April 5 - 26, 2017 with Sarah Jewell Olsen
Session 5: May 3 - 22, 2017 with Sarah Jewell Olsen


Sculpture 101 with Christina Erives

$100 plus $20 Lab Fee
Thursdays 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Instructor: Christina Erives
4 Weeks of Classes
Location: 2011 Tracy Ave

This class is will be an intensive look into ceramic sculpture addressing various hand-building methods such as coil, slab, pinch, and solid-to- hollow construction. This class is perfect for someone wanting to overcome hurdles and tap into their creativity. Each participant will be able to choose a style such as figurative, architectural, realistic, or abstract and focus on a specific project. We will also cover various methods for slip, glaze, and “cold” surface treatments.

Session 4: April 4 - 25, 2017
Session 5: May 4 - 25, 2017


Mold Making with Joey Watson

$200 plus $40 Lab Fee
Sundays 11:00am - 2:00pm
Instructor: Joey Watson
8 Weeks of Classes
Location: 2011 Tracy Ave

Unlock the mysteries of working with plaster where everything from the working properties of the material, fabrication of models, creation of molds and the casting of objects will be covered. Stretched over eight weeks, there will be a solid foundation for beginners and a solid grounding for those seeking advanced skills. The class takes place in the Belger Crane Yard Studios dedicated plaster room, complete with ventilation and plenty of light.

Session 5: May 7 - June 25, 2017


Intermediate and Advanced Wheel

$75 plus $15 Lab Fee
Thursdays 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Instructor: Tommy Frank
3 Weeks of Classes
Location: 2011 Tracy Ave

Experienced throwers will be introduced to new techniques and challenged to deepen their skills by increasing scale, refining form and trimming techniques. This class is for students with some wheel experience looking to expand basic skills.

*Students in this class should be able to center clay and form a bowl or cylinder shape in a controlled manner.

Session 4: April 6 - 27, 2017
Session 5: May 11 - 25, 2017


Get a Handle on It with Kelly Daniels

$100 plus $20 Lab Fee
Thursdays 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Instructor: Kelly Daniels
4 Weeks of Classes
Location: 2011 Tracy Ave

So you’ve finally mastered making a cylinder, platter, or bowl. Now what? It's time to add a unique handle that is both fabulous and functional! Or it's time to consider the handle as a decorative suggestion. In this class we will explore a number of unique ways for creating handles that are anything but normal. We will discuss how handles complement and elevate our work. It is open to all experience levels, although some experience with clay will be helpful.

Session 3: March 2 - 23, 2017


Luscious Layers: Screen Printing with Kelly Daniels

$100 plus $20 Lab Fee
Tuesdays 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Instructor: Kelly Daniels
4 Weeks of Classes
Location: 2011 Tracy Ave

In this class we will use a variety of screen printing techniques to build successive layers of information. Print on clay techniques will allow us to create complex and compelling surfaces useful for both storytelling and decoration. Processes are applicable for sculptural and functional work and are appropriate for all types of clays and firing temperatures. This workshop is appropriate for all levels. Luscious Layers I is not a prerequisite.

Session 4: April 4 - 25, 2017
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Red Star Studios
2100 Walnut St
Kansas City, MO 64108

@ Belger Crane Yard Studios

Red Star Studios
2011 Tracy Ave
Kansas City, MO 64108

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