Raku Party 2023 | Section A: 10am-12:30pm
Price: $75 per person
For those who have purchased Raku Party time slots: You will receive an email from us with more information on what to expect on Friday, October 13th!
What to Expect: All steps will be guided by a Pewabic Education Staff Member
Arrival and Vessel Choice: Walk through the front gate and into the courtyard to meet with your section, there will be 15 people per section. Once everyone in your section has arrived, (please arrive on time, we have a schedule to maintain!) you will select a vessel and then head upstairs into our studio.
Glazing: Here you will be instructed on how to glaze your pot by a Pewabic Education Staff member. You’ll have about 45 minutes to do so.
Drying: Then your section’s pots will be placed in a warming kiln for about 45 minutes then off to the Outdoor Raku Kiln Pad it goes!
Firing: Once we’ve loaded all of your section’s pot into the Raku Kiln it will fire for about 45 minutes, then it will be pulled from the hot kiln and sent through the Western Raku process for your viewing pleasure!
Cooling: After letting the pot sit and cool for about 15 minutes, it will be ready for its new home!
What to do while I wait: While you wait for your pot to Dry, Fire, and Cool you can take a look around our Historic Museum, Shop of Retail Space, or get something amazing from our Wonderful Student Sale! Feel free to bring a snack or a tasty beverage to sip in our courtyard while you wait. Food truck guests The Streat Corn-er will be onsite from 11am - 6pm.Pewabic will not issue a cash refund within 72 hours of the event. Pewabic Education Studio is under no obligation to reschedule events that are canceled upon the closure of the facility due to inclement weather, power outages, or covid shutdown, –in these cases, a refund will be issued. Please contact the onsite education manager at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions