Registration for Summer Brochure Classes will begin Tuesday, April 30. Programs are filled on a first-pay, first-served basis, preregistration by the published deadline is required. Payment can be made by credit or debit card by phone or by check or cash in person. Online Registration also available. All classes are subject to 6.5% sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.


Gratia Brown, a ceramic artist, and Assistant Professor of Art at NSU, will be offering a one day raku workshop. The workshop includes glazing application techniques, suggestions of glaze combinations, alternative firing processes, raku firing demonstrations, and instructions. This is a make and take workshop, where bisque pieces will be glazed, Fired, smoked, cooled and ready to take home. Participants will need to have 3 - 4 bisque ware pieces, made out of Raku Clay and ready to glaze prior to the start of the workshop. There will be a limited number of ready to glaze bisque pieces to purchase, for a separate supply fee, prior to the start of the workshop. raku is an exciting, yet unpredictable way to fire pottery. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #211572
Date: Wednesday, June 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Instructor: Gratia Brown
Fee: $40.00 plus $20.00 supply fee
Preregister By: June 13
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10


The pottery studio will be open for use during off-class times for practice with hand building, wheel throwing and other projects involving stoneware, chads bod, or earthenware clay. Clay fees include clay, glaze, and one bisque and glaze firings, (excluding alternative firings). Open Studio hours are Wednesdays, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Ages: high school students through adult.

Open pottery studio participants must schedule an appointment for orientation prior to working in the studio, as well as sign in at the front desk, each time prior to utilizing the studio space.

Dates: Wednesdays, June 5 - July 31
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fees: $50.00 for 25 lbs. of Stoneware
          $50.00 for 25 lbs. of Chads bod
          $40.00 for 25 lbs. of Earthenware

  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center

    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989

How to Register:

  • In Person: ARCC       225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7081