Get Creative

Indulge your creative side and enjoy the visual arts activities and features that Bluestem Communities has to offer.

Pottery Classes 

Bluestem Wellness Center in Hesston

Come enjoy a welcoming and low-stress setting to learn about throwing pottery on the wheel and hand-building with clay. All skill and mobility levels are welcome.  Students will complete 3-4 projects using a variety of techniques (coiling, slab, extruded forms, wheel throwing). We will glaze and fire your pieces for you and you will be notified when they are ready to be picked up. Turnaround time is approximately 3 weeks.  

Class size is limited so please register early! Payment is due in full at registration to reserve your spot.  

Registration deadline: 1 week before start of class

Guest Instructor: Lynda Legg 

What to bring to class: Towel, apron 

October 4 to November 15

Thursdays:  10 a.m. to noon 

$75 members / $105 non-members

Cost includes instruction, clay, use of basic studio tools, glaze and firings.

Walkabout Gallery 

The indoor walking path in the Bluestem Wellness center in Hesston has a rotating art gallery along the walls of the indoor walking path. Residents and community members enjoy viewing the art as they stroll the walking path.

Local artists are featured each month in the gallery, some being our own Bluestem Communities residents and staff members. 

If you are an artists and would like to be featured in our Walkabout Gallery, call 620-327-2323.