Great Classes Scheduled to Start at The Gallery School in February

The Gallery School of Pottstown has some great classes scheduled to start at the beginning of February – that’s next week! (Where is time flying to??)

Check out the details below on the classes. Students can register online at, over the phone at 610-326-2506, or in person at 254 E. High St. Remember classes must meet minimum enrollments in order to run. Don’t miss out—register today!

CRAFTY KIDS (ages 7-12) with Julie Tonnessen
Students will explore the three-dimensional and crafty arts in this fun 12 week class. We will work with a wide variety of mediums including mosaics, glass fusing, paper crafting, beads and more. Minimum 4 students. All supplies included. WINTER/SPRING SESSION begins Wednesday, February 1 and runs from 4:30-6pm for 12 weeks.  $150 (members), $165 (non-members).

DRAW & PAINT STUDIO with Mary Ellen Christ
Beginner through advanced students will work in various media to develop their skills in drawing and painting. Each week students will work from various studio still-life arrangements. Students are encouraged to apply different painting techniques ranging from short studies to a finished painting. Students will need to bring their own supplies. Supplies can also be purchased the first day of class. WINTER/SPRING SESSION begins February 7. Class runs Tuesdays from 9:30am-noon for 10 weeks.  $150 (members), $170 (non-members).

Students will learn the basics of wedging, centering, raising and shaping as well as slab-rolling and hand-building. Students will receive individual instruction based on their skill level. This class is limited to 10 students. Cost includes: 25lb bag of white clay, 1 bisque firing and 1 glaze firing, and all glazes. WINTER/SPRING SESSION begins February 4. Class runs Saturdays from 1-3pm for 8 weeks  $180 (member), $200 (non-member).

MOSAICS with Amy Bruckner
Learn the indirect method of creating beautiful mosaics with vitreous glass.  Make an 8 inch by 10 inch mosaic suitable for framing in a standard size frame.  This class is good for beginners and for those with some experience as well. There is a $10 materials fee, payable to your instructor at the first class.  On class days that run from 10am-3pm, we will take a  half hour lunch break. Minimum 4 students. WINTER/SPRING SESSION  Class runs Saturday, February 11 and 18 from 10am-3pm and Saturday, February 25 from 10am-1pm. $110 + supply fee (member), $120 + supply fee (non-member).

Students will learn the basics of making fused glass jewelry. We will make three dichroic glass pendants using three different fusing processes. This is a great class for jewelry makers who want to enhance their design with one-of-a-kind pendants. It is also a great introduction to the fun world of fused glass. There is a $40 fee for supplies and firing, payable to the instructor. WINTER/SPRING SESSION Thursday, February 16 from 6-9pm. $55 + supply fee (member), $60 + supply fee (non-member).

 The Gallery School of Pottstown

@ Gallery on High

254 E High Street

Pottstown PA 19464


Where creativity is sparked, self-confidence built and friendships made


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