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Upcoming Workshops

  • 2024/2025 Steven Hill Three Part Journey Workshop
    2024/2025 Steven Hill Three Part Journey Workshop
    Sun, Jun 09
    Jun 09, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jun 15, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Jun 09, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jun 15, 2024, 12:00 PM
    What inspires you? Art? Music? Nature? Technology? Architecture? Each of us is capable of expressing unique individuality in our ceramic work. Is your work as personal as you would like it to be or does it seem more like a collection of techniques learned from others?
  • Communing with Clay
    Communing with Clay
    Sun, Jun 16
    Jun 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jun 21, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Jun 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jun 21, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Educators and Students 12 years of age and older ONLY! Madison West High School Ceramic Teacher, Claire Roszkowski is bringing back Communing with Clay for educators and their students to experience a week of "Clay Camp" at Adamah this summer.
  • The Crafted Pot: Cultivating Curiosity with Tara Wilson & Linda Christianson
    The Crafted Pot: Cultivating Curiosity with Tara Wilson & Linda Christianson
    Sun, Jul 07
    Jul 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jul 12, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Jul 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jul 12, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Tara Wilson and Linda Christianson are combining forces again for a week that will broaden your perspectives and stretch your creativity!
  • Making Expressive Pots with Texture, Volume and Fluidity with Andrew Linderman
    Making Expressive Pots with Texture, Volume and Fluidity with Andrew Linderman
    Sun, Jul 14
    Jul 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jul 19, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Jul 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jul 19, 2024, 12:00 PM
    In this workshop, Andrew Linderman will share his making processes, and we will practice techniques to create lively textures and build new forms from combined wheel-thrown shapes.
  • In The Flow: An Expressive Watercolor Intensive with Helen Klebesadel
    In The Flow: An Expressive Watercolor Intensive with Helen Klebesadel
    Sun, Jul 14
    Jul 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jul 19, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Jul 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jul 19, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Helen Klebesadel leads this five-day immersive workshop, where you can plan to learn or re-learn the basics of watercolor as well as experimental and wet-into-wet watercolor techniques in the beautiful retreat setting at Adamah.
  • The Elements and Principles of Design in Clay with Nick DeVries
    The Elements and Principles of Design in Clay with Nick DeVries
    Sun, Jul 21
    Jul 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jul 26, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Jul 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jul 26, 2024, 12:00 PM
    In this workshop, Nick DeVries will teach various making approaches, largely stemming from the wheel, while immersing the teaching process and workshop in an exploration and understanding of design concepts.
  • Creative Metamorphosis: Surface Design Techniques on Textiles with Maday Delgado
    Creative Metamorphosis: Surface Design Techniques on Textiles with Maday Delgado
    Mon, Jul 29
    Jul 29, 2024, 11:00 AM – Aug 01, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Jul 29, 2024, 11:00 AM – Aug 01, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Surrounded and inspired by the majestic elements of nature, you will explore surface design techniques on textiles that are sustainable, whimsical and thought provoking with artist Maday Delgado.
  • Portals to a Spiritual Realm: The Role of Art in Indigenous Cultures with Richard Wehrs
    Portals to a Spiritual Realm: The Role of Art in Indigenous Cultures with Richard Wehrs
    Mon, Jul 29
    Jul 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – Aug 01, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Jul 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – Aug 01, 2024, 1:00 PM
    In this three-day immersive workshop, you will learn from artist Richard Wehrs about historical sacred objects and make clay faces and figures of your own!
  • Plein Air Landscape Painting with John Mix
    Plein Air Landscape Painting with John Mix
    Sun, Aug 04
    Aug 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 09, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Aug 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 09, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Immerse yourself in our vibrant natural setting and join artist John Mix for Adamah's first plein air painting workshop. The stunning landscape of Wisconsin's Driftless Area awaits.
  • Printing on Clay and More! with Rachelle Miller
    Printing on Clay and More! with Rachelle Miller
    Sun, Aug 04
    Aug 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 09, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Aug 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 09, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Join Rachelle Miller to unleash your creativity and dive into the world of ceramics as we embark on a comprehensive journey through a myriad of surface decorating techniques.
  • Silver & Sangria with Angela Brooks
    Silver & Sangria with Angela Brooks
    Sun, Aug 11
    Aug 11, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 16, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Aug 11, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 16, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Embark on a week of discovering diverse metals and honing your jewelry-making skills alongside artist Angela Brooks. Delight in leisurely afternoons in the studio, or venture into the enchanting landscapes of Wisconsin's Driftless region for a purposeful vacation filled with exploration.
  • Electric Glazes. Atmospheric Results! with Andrew Linderman
    Electric Glazes. Atmospheric Results! with Andrew Linderman
    Sun, Aug 11
    Aug 11, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 16, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Aug 11, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 16, 2024, 12:00 PM
    In this workshop, we will explore electric glaze processes and experiment with unconventional stacking to create dynamic surfaces akin to atmospheric firings with instructor Andrew Linderman.
  • Cyanotypes, Meditation, Bookmaking, Box Making, and Hiking....Oh My! with Angela Johnson
    Cyanotypes, Meditation, Bookmaking, Box Making, and Hiking....Oh My! with Angela Johnson
    Aug 18, 2024, 5:00 PM – Aug 23, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Explore a week of creativity and learning with instructor, Angela Johnson, in this fun, hands-on workshop that combines cyanotypes, meditation, bookmaking, box making, and contemplative afternoon hikes.
  • Pinching and Coiling with Laura Williams
    Pinching and Coiling with Laura Williams
    Sun, Aug 18
    Aug 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 23, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Aug 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 23, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Explore shaping using coils, molds, slabs, and pinch pots to form refined functional ceramics with your unique touch in this five day immersive workshop.
  • Painting with Watercolor on Canvas with Helen Klebesadel
    Painting with Watercolor on Canvas with Helen Klebesadel
    Sun, Aug 25
    Aug 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 30, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Aug 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 30, 2024, 12:00 PM
    This five-day immersive watercolor workshop is designed for artists with some experience painting with watercolor on paper, but who are interested in working on nonabsorbent surfaces.
  • Forming Ceramic Vessels and Sculptures with Undulating Surfaces with Carol Long
    Forming Ceramic Vessels and Sculptures with Undulating Surfaces with Carol Long
    Sun, Aug 25
    Aug 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 30, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Aug 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 30, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Explore the world of nature-inspired artistic expression as talented artist Carol Long shares her unique techniques and insights.
  • Fall Artist Retreat
    Fall Artist Retreat
    Fri, Sep 13
    Sep 13, 2024, 6:00 PM – Sep 17, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Sep 13, 2024, 6:00 PM – Sep 17, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Discover the ideal getaway to tailor your vacation to your passions. Whether you're a couple, a group of friends, or seeking solo rejuvenation, our ceramics and mixed-media studio awaits for you to delve into your creative journey.
  • Women's Woodfire with Linda Christianson
    Women's Woodfire with Linda Christianson
    Sun, Sep 22
    Sep 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – Sep 28, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Sep 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – Sep 28, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Come join fellow women potters at Adamah’s wood/salt kiln. Participants will bring unglazed bisque ware and then slip, glaze, load, and fire the wood kiln together. While the kiln cools, we will make pots, discuss various kiln designs and firing strategies, and replenish the wood supply.
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