Public Programs
Saturday Family Workshop
Wild Clay Whistles
Saturday, August 3, 2024
Family and Community Space
Free. Registration required.
Saturday Family Workshop


Learn all about wild Montana clay, our geologic history, and sound while creating clay whistles with artist Ned Bardsley. Inspired by 2024 The Lay of the Land exhibition artists Lucy Raven, Robbie Wing, and Wills Brewer students will build, experiment, and play with their whistles during this workshop.

Projects can be picked up 1-2 weeks after creation to allow whistles to dry and be kiln fired.

Free workshop, registration strongly encouraged. Grades 1st-6th welcome.

About Saturday Workshops

Bring the family for children’s workshops featuring themes from the 2024 The Lay of the Land exhibition. These guided workshops are mostly free of charge. Please check for times, age recommendations, and if specific sessions require free registration. All workshops will take place in the Family & Community Space.

About the Instructor

Ned Beardsley is an artist and educator living in Bozeman, Montana. Beardsley works primarily in clay and sculpture mediums and graduated with a BFA from Montana State University.