Create your own tile - be part of a Barcelona community ceramics project
This is a free ceramics class activity in Barcelona.
Come and have fun. Make two ceramic tiles, one for you and the other is added to our community mural project. All materials and baked goods are included. Instruction in Spanish and English.
Spend a few minutes visiting our workshop and learning about the ceramics process and trying it for yourself! Come on your own or with a friend - this is an open, friendly environment.
This activity takes about 15 minutes to complete and is suitable for adults and children ages 5 and up.
What you’ll learn and what we’ll do
You will learn about the ceramics process, different clays and decoration techniques.
Let the fun begin.
Out come the aprons, clay and tools to get your hands dirty. Hands on, you will make and decorate two terracotta tiles. One for you and one to add to our community mural project.
A few weeks later your finished pieces come out of the kiln and are ready to be picked up or mailed to you. Shipping is not included in this free workshop.
Last, it’s time to clean up to look respectable out on the street. Soap, water and hand washing is available.
All materials and kiln firings are included. No need to bring anything special with you, just arrive 5 minutes before class. We’ll have an apron ready for you.
No prior ceramics experience is necessary.
Instruction is in Spanish and /or English based on your preferences.
Class Ages and Size
Maximum 10 students
Minimum 1 student
Adults and accompanying children ages 5 and older have the most success.
Anyone is welcome to join, but anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult who is also participating.
Taller Gingell Carrer de Salva 71 Barcelona 08004 in the Poble-sec Neighborhood, Downtown Barcelona.
Class Dates, Times and Duration
Dates: May 21 - 29 (inclusive)
Activity times: 12:00, 15:00 and 18:00 daily
Duration: 15-30 minutes
Free. (Please see “additional information”).
All materials and kiln firings.
No previous experience is necessary.
You don't have to bring anything, we have aprons.
Register / Sign-up
Please sign-up in advance so we know how many people are coming.
Online - Please visit www.tallergingell.com/classes
In person - Please stop by the workshop at Carrer de Salva 71 Barcelona 08004 between 12:00 - 18:00
About Taller Gingell
Taller Gingell is recognized and accredited as being an artisan ceramics workshop by the Generalitat of Catalonia. In addition the workshop is a licensed fine arts academy by the city of Barcelona.
Cermicist - Wendy Gingell
Wendy is a ceramicist whose work has been exhibited in Europe and North America, including at the Smithsonian, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the American Craft Council craft shows. Her ceramics are part of permanent museum collections and private collections in North America and Europe.
She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture and a Bachelor of Art History. She is a current member of the Association of Artists and Craftsmen FAD (A-FAD), the Associació Ceramistes de Catalunya and the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA-USA). She is a ceramic artisan accredited by the Generalitat de Catalunya with Artisan Card number 15,932.
As this is a free activity we ask you:
- Sign -up in advance so we can be properly prepared
- Attend if you sign up, or notify us you cannot attend
- Return to pick up your ceramic tile you created
- Only make two tiles per person
- Have fun.
We follow the hygiene and safety measures for the prevention of COVID-19.
Please note that we do have a dog on the premises. Isabel is a 2 year old Labrador - Podenco mix. She is onsite but is not in the studio during the activity.
If you have further questions please contact us at: Phone, SMS, Whatsapp @ 662 43 76 70 or email email@example.com
Any ceramics work must be picked up within 30 days of notification, we don’t have enough space to keep it longer.
We’ll try real hard for success, but we are not responsible for your ceramic piece failing. Ceramics are complicated and pieces fail. We accept no responsibility.
On class sign-up students accept all listed conditions.