Lakeside Pottery a Ceramic School and Studio in Stamford CT is now affiliated with the Stamford museum and Nature Center where they offer pottery, sculpting and ceramic programs to their member using Lakeside Pottery’s facility and staff.
Stamford Museum and Nature Center is located on 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. It has 118 woodland acres; includes New England working farm, hiking trails, picnic area, Nature’s playground, boardwalk (accessible to wheelchairs), museum galleries feature cultural exhibitions, interactive displays for children, gift shop, special events, planetarium.
Lakeside Pottery is a ceramic art educational resource for the community who seek to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning through programs, special events and access to studio and gallery.
Lakeside Pottery is owned and managed by the husband and wife team of Patty Storms and Morty Bachar.
Brief business history: Since the Newfield Avenue Studio opened it's doors in Feb 26 2002, there have been over 4,500 enrollments to date for classes, workshops, summer camp, corporate team building activities, birthday party events, sculpting seminars, teacher development and training courses and consulting services for other studios and schools. Lakeside Pottery offers open studio, free pottery workshops to the public. Lakeside Pottery is affiliated with several organizations in Southern Connecticut (Stamford Nature Center, Darien and Stamford Continuing Education) where they offer programs to their communities at our studio.
Company's guiding philosophy: "To build a pottery studio and school where newcomers to pottery as well as professional artists can come to create in a place with an atmosphere of warmth, sharing and love of clay." "To be part of the community, share our knowledge, ideas and a portion of the profits to make the community a better and more art-appreciative place."
IN LAKESIDE POTTERY FACILITY....
Learn the art of decorative and functional pottery, using the potter’s wheel and ceramic sculpting, in a professional, spacious and well lit studio centrally located in Stamford, CT.
Activities include group classes, private lessons, teacher’s professional development, after school programs and summer camp. Open Studio time can be purchased for independent work. Custom programs, birthday party events for both, children or adults, corporate team building workshops and gift certificates are also offered.