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Ghost & Gravestones of Grove Street Cemetery

October 24, 2019 6:00 PM - October 26, 2019 9:30 PM
Ghost & Gravestones of Grove Street Cemetery

Ghost & Gravestones is an annual event featuring historical tours of the Danville Museum and Grove Street Cemetery with a cast of about 20 characters based on real people. This event will be Thursday, October 24 – Saturday, October 26 with a rain date Sunday, October 27. 

Forms in Clay

September 30, 2019 6:00 PM - November 4, 2019 9:00 PM
Location: Swanson Studios at the Danville Museum of Fine Art & History
965 Main Street Danville, VA
Time: Mondays 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost: $95.00 for members of the museum and $105 for non museum members. Includes 25 lbs. of clay, glazes and firing.


2019 Class Schedule

Session 1: Feb 4 - March 11, 2019 

Session 2: Apirl 1 - May 6

Session 3: June 3 - July 8

Session 4: July 29 - September  9

Session 5: September 30 - November 4

Session 6: November  18 - December 23

Call or email for additional details

The Forms In Clay class is designed for beginners to advance students.  The Swanson Studio is equipped for hand building and wheel throwing, and utilizes a electric kiln for firing.

The beginner student will learn the 3 basic hand buiding techniques and if interested an introduction to wheel throwing.  Intermediate students and advance students have the flexibility to follow there own artistic direction.  Forms created in class range from functional vases, bowls etc. to non functional sculptural art pieces.  For more information or to sign up email or call 434-792-5355 10:00am-5:00pm