SUMMER SESSION and COVID-19 SAFETY: Following updated guidance by the CDC, and the designation made on May 23, 2022 with COVID-19 Community Levels listed as LOWMASKS ARE NOT CURRENTLY REQUIRED FOR SUMMER SESSION.

If COVID-19 Community Levels in Athens County are HIGH, masks will be required. If COVID-19 Community Levels are LOW or MEDIUM, masks will not be required. This first designation will be in effect until the next designation day June 27, 2022. Please note: if conditions change quickly, The Dairy Barn reserves the right to implement a mask requirement at any time without prior notice, as deemed necessary. If the designation issued has not required masks, students and staff are still welcome and encouraged to wear them, if it’s their preference. CLICK HERE for the full Dairy Barn COVID-19 plan.

REFUND POLICY: The Dairy Barn Arts Center is only able to issue a full refund of a class/workshop registration fee (and materials fee, if applicable) provided the request is made no less than 7 business days before the first (or only) meeting of the class/workshop. Requests to unenroll in a class or workshop must be submitted via email to Education Director, Kelly Shaw, or by calling 740-592-4981 and choosing OPTION 1 for EDUCATION.

UNEXPECTED CANCELLATIONS: In the event of inclement weather, instructor illness/emergency or other unplanned cancellation of a class, Dairy Barn administration will issue notification to students no later than 3 HOURS before a scheduled class (if possible.) At that time, we will email all enrolled students. Please, look for a message before heading to The Dairy Barn on any inclement weather days or call 740-592-4981. Classes canceled due to weather (or other unforeseen circumstances) will be rescheduled.  

Click the class you are interested in below for more information, online registration and payment. Questions about registration? Want to pay by check or cash? Call 740-592-4981 (OPTION 1 for EDUCATION) or email

ON-SITE SUMMER 2022 Classes and Workshops

Catalog TitleInstructorDate(s) DayTime# of SessionsMaterials Included?Materials FeeMember RateNon-Member Rate
#A174Pottery I
Intro to Wheel Throwing Class
Chip WagnerJune 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug 2Tuesdays5:30 pm – 7:30 pm8Yes$17$206$220
#A175Pottery I Intro to Wheel Throwing ClassQuinn Schmalenberg
June 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11Thursdays5:30 pm – 7:30 pm8Yes$17$206$220
#A176Modern PortraitureAlexandra ValentinoJun. 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug. 3, 10Wednesdays5:00 pm – 7:30 pm8YesNo$185$203
#A177Altered BooksHillary GattianJune 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2, 9, 16Tuesdays5:30 pm – 7:30 pm8Yes$21$140$154
#A178Mixed Media EmbroideryHillary GattianJune 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug. 4, 11, 18Thursdays5:30 pm – 7:30 pm8Yes$18$140$154
#B323Painting Open Studio WorkshopErica Magnus July 23Saturday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm1NoN/A$75$82
#B324Painting Open Studio Workshop Erica MagnusJuly 30Saturday12:00 pm – 5:00 pm 1NoN/A$75$82

TAKE & MAKE KITS – Pick-up at The Barn for creativity at home!

(Please note: shipping is not available at this time)

Sculpt with wool!

Customize a Handmade Mug!

Each kit contains a wheel-thrown mug made in The Dairy Barn Ceramic Studio. Glaze it with your own designs!

Create with Clay!

Choose a kit with 1 lb. or 2 lbs. of clay. Boxes contain tools, glazes and an instruction booklet to help you get started. Make your creations and bring them back to The Dairy Barn to be fired in the kiln!

Wheel-throwing at Home!

Designed for those with wheel throwing experience, try out a temporary home studio with our Pottery Wheel Rental Program. Play with clay to your heart’s content!


The Dairy Barn’s three studios are available for Individual Dairy Barn Members to use independently. Contact Education Director, Kelly Shaw, for more information. 740-592-4981 OR
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