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.
Hand Crafted Events
Try your hand at crafting something beyond the potter's wheel. It's such a satisfying feeling, and you'll also discover why expertly handcrafted products -- like coffees, teas, chocolates, and even pickles -- are making such a comeback in Philadelphia, and why they pair so well with our handmade ceramics.
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