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Anagama Wood Fire with Michael Schael

Date: Monday, May 16 -  Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 10:00am Monday, May 16 through the end of the firing on Sunday, May 22

Workshop Fee: $960 Includes meals and lodging at the AVRC or the Prairie Center


Come for a week of wood firing in the Anagama kiln. Bring 60-80 bisque pots and take a few shifts stoking the kiln! Pieces MUST be made from a cone 10 clay body. When you are not at the kiln, feel free to throw pots in the studio, hike trails on our 550 acres of beautiful property, visit Governor Dodge State Park or visit local art galleries. 6 studio glazes are available for your use.


Glazing: May 16 -17

Loading the kiln: May 18 -19

Firing: May 20 - 22

Kiln unloading and cleanup: May 29


Note: Firing the Anagama kiln is physically demanding.  It requires lifting wood and climbing steps. It may require a night/early morning stoking shift


2022 Anagama Wood Fire - May 16-22


  • Due to Covid all rooms are single rooms. However, you may opt to share with someone in your "safe group". Workshop price does not change.