classes year round in handbuilding, wheel-throwing, casting and
glazing, for people of all ages, from beginner to advanced. Our
classes are taught by top practitioners.
workshops for a variety of skill levels, ages, and interests,
including family workshops and master artist workshops.
half-day and full-day programs throughout the summer, kids ages 6
and up can explore the exciting world of clay.
Get a bird's
eye view of everything happening in our classrooms, studios,
galleries, and shop. Plan your day, your week, or month, all year
Hand Crafted Events
love craft and want to try your hand at making something beyond the
potter's wheel? We've got just the thing.
nights are free-wheeling as couples, singles & friends get
together and try to become potters!
open to the public — Hands on Clay, Clay Fest, and more. Drop by,
bring family and friends.
Talks & Receptions
informed and inspired while meeting thinkers and makers in ceramic
art and craft.
birthday? Throwing a reception? Let's Talk!
Current & Upcoming Exhibitions
what’s on view and what’s coming soon at The Clay Studio.
exhibitions have featured the work of renowned artists from around
the country and the world.
permanent collection features notable works by The Clay Studio’s
Resident & Guest Artists
reputation as a world class art center attracts a diverse range of
artists, who in turn enhance the entire creative enterprise
gallery and shop is a lively atelier of Associate Artists, Work
Exchange Artists, Student and Staff Artists — a welcoming family of
makers and mentors.
Artists in Our Shop
features the work of many of our in-house artists, as well as
artists from across the country and around the world. Only the best
in our shop!
Claymobile brings a "popup" ceramics studio to your
school, neighborhood organization, or social service agency anywhere
in the Philadelphia region. We believe that creativity for all is a
critical force for good.
Our Neighbors & Friends
engagement — it's about being a good neighbor, but also a strong
neighbor. The Clay Studio believes that creativity helps empower
people, who in turn empower their community.
Our Partners & Peers
partnerships run deep — with our city, and with regional and
national organizations dedicated to ceramics, art, design, and
craft. We think it's important to recognize our supporting
partners, whose collaborative work makes it all possible.
Go ahead, get a little dirty on Friday night! Couples and singles are welcome to join us at The Clay Studio for an evening of romance and throwing on the potters' wheel. Our skilled instructors guide you through the basics of wheel throwing and options for decorating the pieces that you make. The Clay Studio will glaze, fire and package your work for pickup. Beer, wine, light snacks, clay and tools are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is required. Visit the Classes Registration Info & Policies page for our cancellation policy. Please register online, but if you have any additional questions contact Education@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 106 for more information. The fee is per person, and the event is for adults aged 18 and over.
You can purchase a Gift Certificate for a future event.
In Feburary, there are several Valentine's Day Date Night workshops, if you're interested, please click here to sign up.
Available Dates -- Please select a session -- March 10, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Friday| Waitlist Only March 24, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Friday| Waitlist Only March 31, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Friday| Waitlist Only April 14, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Friday| Waitlist Only April 21, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Friday| Waitlist Only April 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Friday| Waitlist Only May 12, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Friday| Waitlist Only May 19, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Friday| Waitlist Only
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