Term Classes

Sturt Weekly Classes

Sturt Studios run weekly classes in ceramics, jewellery/metalwork, weaving and woodworking, both as day and evening classes. These follow the four-term academic year.

To confirm bookings, you’ll need to pay the full fee before the term starts. All enquiries, bookings and payments are made through Sturt Gallery.

To contact us, please call +61 2 4860 2083 or email shop@sturt.nsw.edu.au

Term Classes 2024

TERM 1:  Starts week commencing 29 January – week commencing 1 April  (No class Easter Friday/Sat/Monday)

TERM 2 Classes currently not available

  • Book term by term – pay upfront for term
  • Read the terms and conditions online before booking
  • Classes are beginner/intermediate unless noted
  • Classes are for adults over 16 years.


Sturt Pottery

Learn ceramics with outstanding tutors at Australia’s renowned pottery. There are 6 different weekly classes to suit all skill levels:

  • Tuesday Evening 6pm-9pm: NEW Beginners Throwing 
  • Wednesday Morning 9am-12pm:  Throwing + Handbuilding 
  • Thursday Morning 9am-12pm: NEW Open Studio (previous Sturt experience only – additional firing fees) 
  • Thursday Evening 6pm-9pm: Throwing + Handbuilding (throwing focus)
  • Friday Morning 9am-12pm: Handbuilding + Throwing (handbuilding focus)
  • Saturday Morning 9am-12pm: Throwing + Handbuilding

Clay, glazes and tools available from Blackwattle Pottery Supplies in Sturt Pottery. Open 9-11am Thursdays or order online at Blackwattle.net.au

All pottery classes are $595 including firing per term except for the Open Studio which is $545 plus firing fees


Sturt School for Wood

Explore fine furniture making at Australia’s esteemed School for Wood. Learn to cherish hand tools and explore the furniture designing/making process.

  • Monday Day 10am-3pm: Fine Woodworking with Garry Studd – $773 per term
  • Monday Evening  6pm-9pm: Fine Woodworking with Garry Studd – $611 per term
  • Tuesday Day 10am-3pm: Fine Woodworking with Peter Young – $773 per term
  • Tuesday Evening 6pm-9pm: Fine Woodworking with Peter Young (Beginners Focus) – $611 per term


Sturt Metal

Learn to create silver jewellery in Sturt’s fully equipped metalwork studio in our inspiring bushland campus.  Silver and other materials are available for purchase in class. 

Wednesday Evening 6-9pm: Silver Jewellery Making with Yvette De Mestre  

Explore techniques to inspire your own pieces of jewellery in a nurturing environment. $595 per term.


Sturt Weaving

Learn traditional weaving on table looms and a selection of floor looms with the mindful artform that has been the heart of Sturt since 1941.

Saturday Morning 9-12pm: Weaving with Susan Walker (6 weeks only) – $320.