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STUDIO OFFERINGS

classes, memberships, paint your own pottery, private events, community

PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY

Looking for a fun and creative activity? Look no further than Village Clay's paint your own pottery studio! Whether you're a seasoned artist or a complete beginner, our studio is the perfect place to let your imagination run wild.

With a wide range of pre-made pottery pieces to choose from - including mugs, plates, figurines, and more - you're sure to find something that sparks your creativity. And with our vibrant selection of glazes, you can make your masterpiece truly unique.

Join us for one of our special "paint and sip" evenings, where you can enjoy your favorite drink while you paint. Or, book your own private event - whether it's a birthday party, bachelorette party, or just a fun night out with friends.

 

And the best part?  You can drop in  ANY TIME Village Clay is open, no need for an appointment. So come on down to Village Clay's paint your own pottery studio - and let your creativity soar!

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ONE TIME CLASS

Get your hands dirty at Village Clay's "Try It" pottery wheel class. In just one night, you'll learn the basics of throwing clay and try your hand at creating your very own masterpiece.
 

No need to worry if you've never touched clay before - our friendly instructors will guide you every step of the way. They'll show you how to center your clay, shape it, and add those little details that make your piece truly special.
 

And with a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you'll have a blast while you work. You'll be surrounded by other curious artists-in-the-making, each trying their hand at the pottery wheel for the first time. Who knows, you may even discover a hidden talent you never knew you had!
 

So come on down to Village Clay for our "Try It" pottery wheel class - and get ready to spin your way to a unique creation. You never know - this one night may just be the start of a lifelong love affair with clay!

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6 WEEK COURSE

Are you ready to get your hands dirty and unleash your inner artist? Join us at Village Clay for a 6-week beginning pottery course that will have you throwing clay (on the wheel) in no time!
 

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the basics of pottery-making, from shaping and trimming to glazing and firing. You'll learn to work with clay like a master, creating beautiful and functional pieces that you'll be proud to show off to your friends and family.

But it's not just about the pottery! Our classes are a chance to let loose, relax, and get in touch with your creative side. You'll be surrounded by like-minded individuals who are passionate about pottery and ready to have some fun.
 

Whether you're a complete beginner or have some experience under your belt, our classes are designed to help you grow and develop your skills. So grab your apron and come join us for a six-week adventure that will leave you with a lifetime of memories (and some seriously awesome pottery).

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PRIVATE WHEEL THROWING LESSONS

Unleash your inner artist and discover the joy of pottery with Village Clay's Private Wheel Throwing Lessons. 

Our well-equipped studio offers the perfect setting for learners of all skill levels to explore and refine their pottery-making abilities. In each private lesson, you'll receive one-on-one attention from our passionate instructors, who are dedicated to helping you achieve your pottery goals and develop your unique style.

Whether you're an absolute beginner or an experienced potter looking to refine your skills, Village Clay's Private Wheel Throwing Lessons provide the perfect environment for cultivating your creativity and craftsmanship.

With the flexibility to schedule sessions at your convenience, our private lessons cater to both beginners and experienced potters seeking to enhance their skills. All necessary materials, tools, clay, glaze, and firings are are included, so all you need to bring is your enthusiasm and desire to learn.

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MUD MAKERS WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS 

Ignite your child's imagination with Village Clay's Mud Makers Workshops for Kids,  programs specifically designed for children ages 8-12. In these creative and enjoyable workshop, young artists will be guided by our experienced instructors through the process of transforming lumps of mud into imaginative clay creations.

Class Highlights:

  1. Clay Techniques: Learn a variety of clay sculpting techniques, including pinching, coiling, and slab building. Our instructors will tailor each lesson to suit the abilities of the students, ensuring a positive and inclusive experience.

  2. Glazing and Surface Decoration: Add a personal touch to each creation! Students will explore different glazing and surface decoration techniques to bring their clay projects to life.

  3. Creative Project Ideas: Our instructors will provide inspiration and guidance for a variety of creative projects, such as animal sculptures, decorative tiles, and personalized keepsakes.

  4. Show and Share: At the end of the four-week course, family and friends are invited to a special Show and Share event, where students can proudly display their clay creations for all to admire.

Enroll your child in Village Clay's Mud Makers Workshop for Kids today and watch their creativity flourish in a nurturing, supportive environment. Don't miss this opportunity to provide your child with a fun and educational experience they'll treasure for years to come. Sign up now and let the clay adventure begin!

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STUDIO MEMBERSHIP

An open studio membership is ideal for potters who have their own tools and supplies and are experienced in the pottery-making process because it provides them with access to a fully equipped pottery studio during designated open studio hours. An open studio membership does not include formal instruction or access to workshops and classes. Instead, it is designed for potters who are familiar with the pottery-making process and want to work independently while still having access to the resources and community of a pottery studio.​

With our open studio membership, you can focus on your creative process and leave the logistics to us. We strive to make the pottery-making process as accessible and enjoyable as possible for all levels of potters.

Village Clay Open Studio Membership includes:
 

  • Access to our fully equipped pottery studio during designated open studio hours

  • Use of a potter's wheels, clay, glazes, and other studio equipment

  • Storage space for unfinished work

  • Availability of our studio staff during open studio hours for basic assistance and questions

  • Access to a creative community of potters

  • Affordable membership rates

  • Use of studio glaze, clay, and firings are all included in the membership price!

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PRIVATE EVENTS AND PARTIES

If you're looking to host a private event or party, we've got you covered. Our space is perfect for hosting small to medium-sized gatherings with a unique and creative twist. Whether you're planning a birthday party, bachelorette party, corporate event, or just a fun night out with friends, we can help make your event a memorable and enjoyable experience.

We offer a variety of activities to suit your party needs. If you're looking for a laid-back and relaxing experience, our Paint Your Own pottery activity is perfect for you. Choose from a wide range of pre-made pottery items and let your imagination run wild as you paint and decorate your piece. And the best part? You get to take your masterpiece home with you!

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Sip and Paint activity is just the ticket. Grab a drink and join one of our experienced instructors as they guide you through a step-by-step painting session. You don't need any prior painting experience – we'll provide all the materials and instruction you need to create a beautiful piece of art. And did we mention you get to sip on your favorite beverage while you paint?

 

But if you really want to get your hands dirty and learn a new skill, our Learn to Throw on the Wheel activity is the way to go. Our instructors will teach you the basics of wheel throwing and guide you as you create your very own ceramic masterpiece. It's a challenging but rewarding experience that will leave you feeling proud of your accomplishments.

 

So, if you're looking for a fun and creative way to celebrate your special occasion, look no further than Village Clay. Contact us today to book your private event or party. 

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NON-CLAY CRAFT NIGHT

Who says pottery is the only way to get your craft on? At Village Clay, we're expanding our horizons with a non-clay craft night class that's guaranteed to be a blast!
 

Join our talented instructors for a night of creativity and fun as we explore a new craft each month. From macrame to painting, embroidery to woodworking, there's something for everyone at our non-clay craft night.
 

We'll provide all the materials you need, so all you need to bring is your enthusiasm and sense of adventure. Our cozy studio is the perfect setting for a night of crafting, chatting, and making new friends.

And the best part? You'll get to take your handmade creation home with you at the end of the night, along with some new skills and inspiration for your next project.

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