Monday, April 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM MDT
Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:30 AM MDT

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New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science 
1801 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

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Garden Ware Adult Class 

Learn about clay’s role in soil while constructing clay creations for your yard. Garden Ware offers both coil and slab construction, with drape and press molds handy. Creation of earthenware “Ollas” for drip irrigation in garden beds will be one project.


Clay Science at the Museum combines the science of clay (its role in soil and geology) with artistic exploration and making art. We will search for clay in different soils, process clay dug from nearby strata, search for connections with clay minerals in the Museum exhibits, and create with clay form and color. Supported in part by a grant from NM Potters & Clay Artists.
$80 non-members, $72 members per 6 week session. $10 suggested firing fee on donation basis, payable to Instructor. 

Cirrelda Snider-Bryan is a Member of NM Potters & Clay Artists and Mosaic Artists of NM. She has facilitated many school tile murals and mosaic projects, including her time as an APS teacher from 1987-1994. An environmental educator at the NM Museum of Natural History & Science since 2007, Cirrelda is excited about combining the science of clay with its artistic exploration.
Purchase in advance, Space is limited. Adult Class 9:30-11:30 a.m.: ages 15 and up; Child Class 3:30-5:30 p.m.: ages 6-14.  

Limited to 8 participants, to guarantee admission for our class you must register in advance online at Constant Contact.  Online ticket sales stop Noon, 12:00 pm, the day of the event.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science reserves the right to cancel any event that does not reach a minimum of 6 participants.

Event Questions?  Contact: Cirrelda Snider  cirrelda.snider@state.nm.us (505) 948-1615