Event Schedule

You can register for the following workshops & events by contacting the listed venues.

If you don’t find one in your area, you can request a customized AMACO glaze workshop or in-service training by contacting Diana Faris as follows:

Diana Faris
Director of Educational Outreach
Email: dfaris@amaco.com
Phone: (800) 925-5195, x 1302

Debra Schwartzkopf Workshop

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Dayton, OH United States


(937) 454-0357


  • January 19, 2018 – January 21, 2018

Demonstration workshop with Deb Schwartzkopf from Seattle, Washington. Deb will show how she cuts, darts, and reconstructs her pieces to create amazingly altered fluid forms. Meet & Greet Friday, January 19th from 6-9PM
No experience needed

Marjon's Open House & Clay Olympics

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Phoenix, AZ United States


(602) 272-6585


  • January 26, 2018 – January 27, 2018

Join AMACO & other presenters for workshops, demonstrations and clay competitions at Marjon's 14th Clay Olympics: "ROCK OF CLAYGES"!
Friday's focus will be the workshops and vendor demonstrations
Saturday's focus will be the Clay Olympics, with attendee participation.

2018 Alabama Clay Conference

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Montgomery, AL United States




  • February 15, 2018 – February 18, 2018

FOUR Featured Presenters, expanded workshop possibilities, organized field trips, a one-stop conference venue:

AMACO /brent Open House

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Richmond, VA United States




  • February 17, 2018 – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Join us at Clayworks Supplies in Richmond, VA for a day full of artists' demonstrations using AMACO glazes, underglazes and Brent pottery wheels.
This event is free and open to the public.

Amaco Products Glazing Workshop

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Rockville, MD United States


(301) 315-8200


  • February 19, 2018 – 11:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Achieve more personalized surfaces in an electric kiln!
This glaze workshop features demonstration and hands-on decorating techniques for clay artists and teachers, with Diana Faris from AMACO. All glazes will be provided by AMACO and VisArts will provide bisque tiles in two clays for participants to work on. This workshop will explore Mid-Range, Cone 5-6 AMACO brushing glazes.

AMACO Glazing Workshops

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Lorton, VA United States


(703) 584-2954


  • February 23, 2018 – February 24, 2018

Glaze and underglaze hands-on decorating workshops for clay artists and teachers, with Diana Faris from AMACO.
Register for one or both sessions by contacting the Workhouse at (703)584-2954
$25 per session, glazes included but BYOB (bring your own bisque)!

Friday February 23: 1:30-5:30 pm
Mid-Range, Cone 5-6 Glazing Workshop with AMACO brushing glazes
Achieve more personalized surfaces in an electric kiln!

Saturday February 24: 11 am-5 pm
Low-fire glazes and Underglazes
Professional Development and CEU credit available for teachers

Glazing with Tracy Gamble

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Houston, TX United States


713 864-6442


  • February 23, 2018 – February 25, 2018

This action packed, 3-day hands on workshop with Tracy Gamble will focus on application of AMACO's main cone 5/6 glaze lines (Potters Choice, Celadon, Satin Matte and Shino). Special decorating techniques using Velvet underglazes and bonus demonstrations are all part of the action.

NCECA 2018

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Pittsburg, PA United States




  • March 14, 2018 – March 17, 2018

Come visit AMACO-brent at the Resource Hall at NCECA for ongoing demonstrations, exhibitions and conversations!

The 52nd Annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts will take place March 14 – 17, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CrossCurrents: Clay and Culture, our theme for NCECA’s 2018 conference reflects Pittsburgh as a city of rivers, bridges, complex immigrant history, gritty perseverance, and reinvention.

NAEA 2018

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Seattle , WA United States




  • March 22, 2018 – March 24, 2018

Visit AMACO-brent at the NAEA Resource Hall for hands-on workshops, demonstrations and new product information!

The NAEA National Convention is an annual event providing substantive professional development services that include the advancement of knowledge in all sessions, events, and activities for the purpose of improving visual arts instruction in American schools. As such, it is the world’s largest art education convention.

The three-day Convention includes over 1,000 participatory workshops, panels, seminars for job-alike groups…research reports, discussions, exhibits, and tours…keynote addresses by world-acclaimed educators, artists, researchers, and scholars…with the opportunity to connect with colleagues from all over the world.

AMACO Glazes & Underglazes

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Clio, MI United States




  • April 13, 2018 – April 14, 2018

Hands-on glazing workshops for Clay Artists and Art Teachers
With Diana Faris

AMACO Glaze Workshops, with Diana Faris

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Portland, ME United States


(207) 772-4334


  • August 17, 2018 – August 18, 2018

Hands-on glazing workshops for Clay Artists and Art Teachers focusing on expanding options for using glazes and underglazes. Participants may register for Low-fire or Mid/High-fire sessions or both! Schedule is as follows:

August 17 & 18th, 2018
Session 1: Fri: 9-1 Low-fire workshop
Session 2: Fri: 3-7 Mid/high fire workshop
Session 3: Sat: 9-1 Mid/high fire workshop