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Ceramic Studio

Ceramics 101

$80/Four Sessions | Materials Included
Learn the basic clay techniques and reshaping skills. Get started with your clay pursuits in this four-session class

Wheel Throwing

$80/Four Classes | Materials Included
Once you’ve mastered the basics, focus on your wheel throwing techniques, including opening, pulling, bending and more!

Silver Clay Jewelry

$40/Two Sessions
Materials Not Included
Create unique personal jewelry using silver clay in this two-session class.

Ceramics For Teens

$60/Four Sessions | Materials Included
Create and glaze your own masterpiece with the guidance of our instructor.

Clay Play

$30/Two Sessions | Materials Included
Get creative as you delve into more advanced techniques and sharpen your form.

Family Class

$30/Two Sessions | Materials Included
The whole family can enjoy a hands-on experience with clay. Create memories as your craft clay with the kiddos.

Frame Shop

Picture Framing

Must bring a 4×6 or 5×7 photo
Learn how to work in the Custom Framing Shop while building and matting a frame with our professional instructor.


Master a lifelong skill with our woodworking professional as you develop your creations in our state-of-the-art wood shop.


Beginning Watercolor

$20/Class| $5/Material Fee
Calling all aspiring still life artists: enjoy a tranquil training in the basics of watercolor.


$10/Session| Materials Included
Also known as Japanese calligraphy, study the artful expression of Kanji with each stroke of your brush.

Japanese Fabric Dyeing Class (Tote Bag)

Adults – $22/session | $15/material fee
Kids – $11/session | $15/material fee
Use the natural dye extracted from Indigofera plants to create your own works of art.


$10/Class| Materials Not Included
Learn quilting from an award-winning expert as you capture moments and memories with this time-honored and historical art form.

Gift Wrapping

$12/Session| $5/Session
Want to wrap your presents with traditional Japanese charm? Join us to learn how to seal your gifts with washi paper, furoshiki (fabric) and/or mizuhiki (ceremonial string).


$10/Macrame Material or $15/Hammock
Macrame is the art of weaving and knotting textiles to create beautiful hanging displays or window dressings. Pick a project and watch it come to life!

Obi Tying

Bring your own Obi and Obijime cord. Bring a piece of Japan into your home as you learn to make stunning obi pieces for your home.

Digital Camera Basics

Bring your own digital camera.
Are you struggling to get the hang of your new digital camera? Then learn the basics with guidance from our professional! There’s no time to waste—when those precious moments pass by, they’re gone forever. Make sure you’re camera-ready!

Classes below are scheduled by special request. Please contact the Sales Store to schedule a session

• Private painting creating parties
• Cermaic bisque painting

For private groups, our instructor will guide Paint a variety of unfinished ceramic bisque you step-by-step to create the requested in our Ceramic Studio. Check with Ceramic painting. See a Sales Store representative for Studio Staff for paint time availability more details.

Upcoming Events

Class Registration

Class Registration & Refund Policy


Please reserve the classes/tours of your choice early, as space for certain classes is limited. Paid reservations will be accepted on a first-come basis. You may be put on a waiting list for full classes/ tours and will be notified as soon as possible in the event of a cancellation. Payment in full is required for each class/tour to ensure your reservation and must be made in person at Arts & Crafts, Bldg. 334. A supply list for each class will be provided at the time of registration. Materials are not included in the class fees unless otherwise noted. Class samples are showcased in our Sales Store. Participants in adult classes must be 18 years or older or have permission from instructor based upon individual consultation.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be given when:
1. A class is canceled by the instructor or the Arts & Crafts Center. Please note that a class may be canceled when there are not enough students to meet the minimum number required by an instructor.

2. A 48-hour notification of TDY/PCS with a copy of orders and the original paid registration receipt is presented.

3. A doctor’s certification (in cases of illness) that the individual was unable to attend class and no more than 50% of the class has been attended.

4. Cancelations for classes made five business days before the first class session are refunded in full. No-shows the day of class cannot be refunded.

*Class registration receipt must be presented at the time of refund. No refunds after 30 days. You must give 48 hours notice to transfer to another class.

Classroom Guidelines

•Please do not bring visitors, dependents or other non-paying personnel to class. It is against our contractual agreement with concessionaire instructors and can be a safety concern.

•Please be prompt to all sessions.

•Do not bring food to the class unless for a prearranged event.

•Wear clothing fit for the class. If, for example, you enroll in a ceramics, painting, woodworking or photography class, there is a good chance you will get dirty! Kids will get dirty! Make sure they wear “play” clothes.

•Wear proper shoes for the class. Open-toed shoes are not permitted in the frame, wood or automotive shops.

•Leave jewelry at home if class will require you to remove it. Pottery and woodworking are two areas you need to remove jewelry, and Arts & Crafts will not be responsible for missing or lost jewelry.

Special Classes

Private/Individual Class
If you want to arrange private or individual lessons
for any of our classes, please call the sales store at 225.7837.

Birthday Parties
Arts & Crafts is a great place for your child’s birthday celebration. We schedule parties for kids six years and older with a minimum group size of five. Class fee is $7 plus cost of the project. This includes setup, craft instruction and cleanup. For more information please call 225.7837.

Specialty Shop

Gift Cards

Gift Certificates Available

Having a hard time finding the best gift for that special someone? Arts & Crafts offers gift certificates! The center has over 5,000 items to shop, plus monthly classes; stop by to take a look and pick up a gift certificate.

Frame Shop

The Frame Shop

Stocks a large assortment of framing and matting supplies. Whether you are framing a snapshot or a priceless work of art, knowledgeable professionals will guide you in the right direction and produce a beautifully framed piece.

Awards & Plaque Shop

Awards and Plaques Shop

Boasts an assortment of plaques in all shapes and sizes, as well as lucite statues. Engraving services are done in-house; customers can choose fonts and colors. The shop also offers a full-color sublimation service to transfer your favorite snapshot or piece of art onto almost any surface. Stop by to see samples.

Wood Shop

The Wood Shop

Offers state-of-the-art wood crafting machinery in a safe and clean environment. A Safety Orientation is required for self-help woodworkers before using machinery; classes are held regularly and cost $5. After completion, a certificate is issued that is valid throughout your tour at Yokota. The cost of using the shop is $2 per hour or $35 monthly. Just beginning? Classes are offered to help sharpen your skills. Check the class schedule for details.

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