Art Travel: Ceramics Holidays/Retreats/Camps/Institutes

This lovely video of a Japanese pottery retreat definitely gets us in the mood. Not all settings are as lovely, but the chief focus is on the clay, so any of these listed below would be wonderful. Have you planned your vacation time yet? If you have not, consider the following…. Aren’t you worth it? Click on the links for specifics…classes, registration, accommodation, etc. (Source: Ceramics Monthly)

Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind. ~ Seneca

(Some of these links were dead, but they all work now…sorry about that! — J)

Allegre les FumadesFRANCE, June 7 to September 25,
with Julia Simonot and Sylvia Triebel, 046 624 8565 |info@mas, Mas Cassac

Ayios Constantinos, GREECE, June 28 to July 11,
with Kathy Skaggs, through Art School of the Aegean, Sarasota, Florida, 941 351 5597 | |

Fort Collins, Colorado, UNITED STATES, June 1 to 6,
Anasazi Pottery of Colorado, with Gregory Wood, through Adams State College, Masonville, CO 80541, 970 316 2787 | |

Frauenau, Bavaria, GERMANY, July 7 to August 20,
Ceramics: Sculpting and Decorating Stoneware and Ceramics: Sculpting and Decorating Stoneware,  Bild Werk Frauenau, 49 9926 180895 |info@bild werk

Kecskemet, HUNGARY, July 14 to 21, with Paul Scott, Billie Jean Theide, Rimas VisGirda, The International Ceramics Studio, 367 648 6867 | |

Nungua, GHANA, July 11 to 24, Handbuilding in Vume, the Village of Michael Cardew, with Barbara Allen, through Cross Cultural Collaborative, Sandy Hook, Connectictut,203 426 8850, | |

Snowmass Village, Colorado, UNITED STATES, June 7 to September 3, with Marilu Pelusa Rosenthal & Doug Casebeer, Jeanne Quinn, Debra Fritts, Jason Hess & Ted Adler, Ralph Scala, Frank Martin, Kathy Butterly, Margaret Bohls, Pete Pinnell, Kari Radasch, Lisa Orr, Rebecca Hutchinson, John Gill, Tom Coleman Anderson, Alleghany Meadows & Sam Harvey, John Toki; 970 923 3181 | Anderson Ranch Arts Center, |

SplitCROATIA, July 2 to August 30, with Vendi Borovic and Tajne Zanata, (385) 21-321-08 | |

Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA, July 3 – July 17, Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, ; with Les Manning, Gordon Hutchins, Cory McCrory, Michael Sherrill, Katrina Chaytor, Lana Wilson, John Britt, Elly Scheepens, Elaine Brewer, Bob Kingsmill, Randy Broadnax, Conner Burns, Suzuki Toshi ichi; Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific; (250) 391-2420 – Toll Free in Canada 1-800-667-312, MISSA

West SussexENGLAND, July 24 to August 6, Summer School in Visual Arts and Crafts, with West Dean College and 44 (0) 1243 818 280 | |

Yixing, CHINA, June 14 to July 1, Ceramic Art Tour of China, throwing and firing with Xiaosheng Bi,  through Hood College, Maryland (301) 696-3526 | |

About Jan

I have a background in ceramics, graphic design and journalism.
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