Craft Center

Create, relax and escape from your stresses in the ASI Craft Center, a unique environment offering seven well-equipped studios and classes in the following disciplines: ceramics, flameworking, surfboard shaping, skateboard deck construction, baseball bat making, woodworking, jewelry smithing and casting, stained glass and basic bike repair. Classes are taught by student instructors and are primarily targeted at beginners.

student flame working in asi craft center
students shaping surfboards in asi craft center
student sculpting in clay at the asi craft center
student browsing goods at the asi craft sale
students and staff have fun with clay at the asi craft center


Take a Class

Ceramics classes teach students basic pottery techniques including wheel throwing, use of tools, trimming and glazing. Beginning and intermediate classes are offered, and clay is provided for those taking a class.

$40 - $70 students
$60 - $90 non-students

Buy a Pass

Quarter: $20 students; $30 non-students
Day: $2 students; $3 non-students

"A very fun, creative atmosphere to be in"

Student shaping clay into a bowl in the ASI Craft Center
The Ceramics Studio is equipped with 15 electric wheels, a kick wheel, a slab roller, two electric kilns and a pug mill. The kilns fire to cone five. Tools, glazes and firings are included with a ceramics area pass.


How do I register?

Participants may register online at ASI Connect or in person at the Craft Center. Registration begins the first week of every quarter.

Do I need my own ceramic tools?

No. The Craft Center has all the tools you need to complete your project.