I-Kiln Studio (3/F, 194 Prince Edward Road West, tel: 2787-5544), a ceramics workshop funded by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, has the latest equipment, a range of materials and a library of ceramics books. Elementary Ceramics and Elementary Throwing courses, in English and Cantonese, start on the first Wednesday of every month, and classes are held every Wednesday from 6.30pm-9pm ($600 for four lessons and materials). To celebrate its fifth anniversary, I-Kiln is holding a series of events. Opening on Saturday is the 'Small Works In Clay' exhibition by the ceramics faculty and graduates of Texas Tech University. The 'Contemporary Chinese and Hong Kong Ceramics Exchange Exhibition', jointly organised by the workshop, the Hong Kong Ceramics Society and the Guangdong Museum of Art, will be held at the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre (7A Kennedy Road, Central, tel: 2521-3008) from June 10-25. The Pottery Workshop at the Fringe (2 Lower Albert Road, Central, tel: 2525-7949) holds regular workshops in English and Cantonese, led by its resident potters. The next term begins next month. Courses such as 'Clay As Art' and 'Muddy Hands' cover everything from hand-building techniques and glazing to using the potter's wheel, and are suitable for beginners and intermediate students. Tuition for each course - comprising seven, weekly, two-hour classes - costs $1,700. The workshop organises exhibitions and occasionally invites international artists to conduct demonstrations.