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Prairie Pursuits

Prairie Pursuits

Prairie Pursuits offers a broad range of topics and is ideal for anyone wanting to discover new talents or perfect their current skill set. Reservations required online at or by calling 317.776.6000.

• Traditional Arts & Arms Making Workshop

Oct. 3–9

8 am–5 pm

Prices vary by class

Ages 16+


A hands–on workshop where you learn alongside some of the nation’s best craftsmen. Small class sizes in well–equipped facilities allow you to develop skills from basic levels to advanced. Choose from a wide variety of one, two and five–day classes in carving, coopering, basic blacksmithing, leatherworking, knifemaking and more.

• Wheel Thrown Pottery

Wednesdays, Oct. 14-Nov. 18

6-7:30 pm

$140/non-member ($135/member)

Ages 14+

With access to your own wheel and equipment, you’ll learn all aspects of wheel thrown pottery and glazing techniques while receiving individual lessons from Conner Prairie’s instructors. Whether a beginner or more advanced student, we’ll adapt to your needs. Please bring your own towel for clean-up, and an apron to wear if you like. All clay and materials included in class fee.

Earlier Event: October 2
Coffee with the Curator
Later Event: October 3
Caffeine Crawl Indianapolis