Event Calendar

Artist Amplified; First Fire

Frances Senska Center for Education and Engagement 2915 Country Club Avenue, Helena

In Person or Streaming Online! Join the Artists of this year’s First Fire intensive studio program as they share in conversation with one another about their backgrounds, processes, and their experience while here at The Bray. Learn more about each of the artists below. Anita Fields (Osage), creates works of clay & textile that reflect […]

Free and open to the Public!

Registration Opens for Fall Continuing Education Classes

Beginning at 10:00 am MST Whether you’re a total beginner or looking to inspire your existing studio practice – The Bray offers Adult (16+) continuing education classes for all ages, abilities, and backgrounds! Our Continuing Education Classes are 8 weeks long and meet for 3 hours once a week.  Students are taught by professional artists […]

Experience Class; Comics on Clay, Vase Edition

Frances Senska Center for Education and Engagement 2915 Country Club Avenue, Helena

Take two of this class delivers the same awesome ideas of Comics on Clay; Tile Edition but instead of tiles, you’ll be creating and decorating your very own, custom vase! Learn about the historical use of comic-like imagery and the impact it’s made on the ceramic field, then use that inspiration to create a slab built vase […]

$55

Experience Class; LGBTQ+ Clay At The Bray, Cup or Mug

Frances Senska Center for Education and Engagement 2915 Country Club Avenue, Helena

Join the Bray and former Resident Artists Haylie Jimenez for a night of creative exploration in clay! Discover the possibilities of slab built cups or mugs, while enjoying community and conversation around queer art, artists, artistic possibilities, and the possibilities that open up with these ideologies. This class is open to all experience levels, but […]

$55

POSTPONED, RESCHEDULE TBD: Artist Amplified; Colby Charpentier

Frances Senska Center for Education and Engagement 2915 Country Club Avenue, Helena

In Person or Streaming Online! POSTPONED, RESCHEDULE TBD:Join us at The Bray as long term Resident and Visions West Fellow Colby Chapentier shares insight into his artistic practice and research.  My studio research is centered around intentionally misunderstanding the world so that I can break the frame and reintroduce myself to what I know…I prioritize […]

Free and open to the Public!

Experience Class; Pints & Pals, Drinking Vessels on the Wheel

Frances Senska Center for Education and Engagement 2915 Country Club Avenue, Helena

Join us for this 21+ class and develop your wheel-throwing skills while making a fun and functional beer-drinking vessel. An excellent class for both beginners and those with previous experience. Beginners can expect to learn the foundations of wheel throwing, and those with experience looking to develop their abilities further can expect individualized instruction to […]

$55

Experience Class; Sgraffito Inside, Identity Vessels

Frances Senska Center for Education and Engagement 2915 Country Club Avenue, Helena

This class is for anyone looking to expand on their surface decorating techniques, explore narrative hand built forms, or get their hands in clay for the first time! We will be drawing inspiration from the work of Grayson Perry to talk about the ways personal histories and identities can be represented on ceramics. We'll make small hand […]

$55

Artist Talk with Visiting Artist, Paolo Porelli

Frances Senska Center for Education and Engagement 2915 Country Club Avenue, Helena

Join us at The Frances Senska Center for Education and Engagement for this free public artist lecture featuring Bray Visiting Artist Paolo Porelli. See Porelli's works in person at the Holter Art Museum for his exhibition Figure Out; Catastrophe or Regeneration from July 28th - September 29th. About the exhibition: Proelli presents a sculptural group […]

Experience Class; Dirty Date Night

Frances Senska Center for Education and Engagement 2915 Country Club Avenue, Helena

Always wanted a date night that’s muddy, fun, and results in a handmade bowl of your very own!? Join us at The Bray for a couples throwing night that’s sure to energize any relationship. Romance not required, bring your partner, spouse, or friend to this crash course on the wheel. Best suited for beginners, this class will […]

$55