Experience the clay
Unique day out in the Tiendschuur for groups
Ceramics Center Tiendschuur Tegelen is a museum and studio, a place to get in direct contact with culture, nature, history, creativity and conviviality. Be inspired!
In the museum you can learn about the special and ancient craft of the ceramist-potters. You can take a guided tour of the rich collection and exhibition and attend demonstrations by experienced ceramists. An original and unforgettable experience for your group.
Would your group rather roll up their sleeves themselves and get to work with clay and ceramics? That too is possible! Check out Getting Creative for great ideas.
For questions and bookings, we can be reached by phone Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tel. 077-3260213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pottery throwing demonstration
Everything that used to be made on the potter's wheel came about with the bare hand and human strength. Nothing electric power! Kicking the flywheel until the spade wheel turned hard enough. A huge drain on the potter's knees. But he had no choice, it was his livelihood. Today, he uses a gently whirring electrically powered potter's wheel. However, the technique of clay handling is still the same as it was thousands of years ago: mastery and skill.
For only €35, our potter will show you the intricacies of the craft.
Demonstration 3D printer
In the middle of the museum presentation on the history of ceramics in the region, there is recently a state-of-the-art computer-controlled machine: a 3D printer for clay. The ceramist shows you how it works and explains how it goes from a design on the computer screen to a piece in clay. You will be introduced to different designs.
The cost for a demonstration of the 3D clay printer is €25 per demonstration.
Series work on the potter's wheel is tiring, goes slowly and is also a bit boring. That's why the calibrating wheel was developed in the 19th century. Calibration is done with a machine with a rotating plaster mold. In this, a slab of clay is pressed into the desired shape with an attachment. Within seconds, the bowl or dish is ready and they are all exactly the same size. For the demonstrations in the Tiendschuur we use an original calibrating machine from around 1940, originating from the fine ceramics workshop Russel-Tiglia with which tableware and commemorative plates were made.
Cost of a calibration demonstration is €25 per demonstration.
"With a guided tour you see so much more!"
The museum offers you a view of the multifaceted results of the Tegel tradition, as well as contemporary international ceramists. Our guide leads your group around the permanent collection and the exhibition. He unravels secrets of exhibited works and draws your attention to interesting backgrounds of artist and his technique. The reactions of participants are invariably: "With a guided tour you see and learn so much more!"
Duration and content of the tour will be determined in consultation with you. Maximum group size is 15 persons per guide. Larger groups can be rotated. Cost per guide € 35,00.
Straight into the museum!
With the group ticket you have no waiting times, you pay with one invoice for the whole group. The advantage is your group does not have to wait and can enter the museum immediately.
The coffee is free and included in the entrance fee, we will gladly make it ready for you at the desired time. If you wish we will also provide flan.
Entrance fee up to 20 persons is € 8.50 p.p. From 20 persons € 8.00 p.p.