Clay Classes and Workshops are taught by local, experienced Ceramic Artists in Laumeier’s Staenberg Family Foundation Clay Lab. Small group sizes provide participants with individual attention; projects are designed to allow participants the freedom to explore their own potential and creativity. Participants work at their own level and pace with guided instruction for skill improvement. Materials are always provided!

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Cookie Jars

Learn basic slab construction and surface design to create decorative and functional cookie jars out of clay. All jars will be kiln-fired, food-safe and ready for your holiday cookies!

542 / Ages 16 and up / Saturday, December 14 / 12 – 3 p.m. / Kranzberg Education Lab / $30

Ceramic Ornaments

Get into the holiday season with handmade clay ornaments! Use cookie cutters on clay slabs or create your very own shapes; add fascinating texture and detail to make personalized ornaments for your home. Nibble on cookies while you work for some extra holiday cheer!

543 / Ages 16 and up / Saturday, December 7 / 1 – 3:30 p.m. / Kranzberg Education Lab / $30


Scholarships for education programs are available through the Laumeier Sculpture Park Education Scholarship Fund. Assistance is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed for all applicants. Scholarships are granted solely on the basis of financial need and are awarded on a sliding scale. Assistance is granted regardless of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation or nationality. Laumeier cannot guarantee space in a program without a completed Scholarship Application Form. Applicants must submit a new Scholarship Application Form on an annual basis. Please contact the Education Department at 314.615.5268 or for more information or to request an application.

Supported by Blueprint4Summer STL and the Windgate Foundation.