Open Studio

Stop by during Open Studio Hours to Paint Pottery or Paint-Your-Own Wood Sign!
Tuesday - Friday  •  11am-8pm
Saturday  •  11am-6pm
Sunday  •  1pm-6pm

Note: Closed on Tuesday 5/28 and Thursday 7/4
Check the calendar below for special holiday and school break hours!

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Download printable calendar here.

special events & activities

Handprint Happy Hour {7/14 or 8/11• by appt}
Create one-of-a-kind ceramic keepsakes with your child's hand and footprints.  Make your appointment to bring them in and stamp their hands, then leave all the artwork to us!  Choose from select seasonal designs in our exclusive line of Hand Over Heels™ custom artwork.
Cost: $12/item for custom artwork + cost of pottery (varies)
Regularly $25/item for Hand Over Heels™ custom artwork.

Can’t make it to Happy Hour? Stop by any time to make hand or footprint keepsakes.  Paint it yourself and pay just for the pottery, or hire us to add artwork and lettering for you (add $7-40 per item).  We recommend choosing a time outside of our busy weekends.

Open Studio Glass Fusing {Sat 6/29 • 11am-5pm}
We’ll have all the supplies available to help you create beautiful Fused Glass projects! Projects include suncatchers, candle holders, candy dishes and more. Seating is FCFS.
Ages: 7 and up (adults welcome, too!)
Cost: $17 and up

Watermelon Bowls {Sat 8/3 • 11am-6pm}
Celebrate National Watermelon Day! We’ll have all the supplies and instructions available to help you paint a sweet watermelon bowl, and serve fresh watermelon for a cool snack while you create! Seating is FCFS.
Ages: 7 and up (adults welcome, too!)
Cost: varies based on the bowl you choose


Christmas in July

Vintage Tree + Tree Truck Painting Parties {see calendar}
Paint your own lighted ceramic Christmas Tree… just like Grandma’s! Or make a unique and trendy vintage truck with lighted tree. Limited quantities; pre-registration required.
Ages: 16 and up
Price varies by size of tree


Fused Glass Ornaments {Thur 7/25 • 11am-7pm}
We’ll have all the supplies and instructions available to help you create beautiful Fused Glass Ornaments! Seating is FCFS.
Ages: 7 and up (adults welcome, too!)
Cost: $17/person for one ornament (min 1/person)
$10 each additional ornament (max 5/person)


Adult Potter's Wheel Class {Th 7/18 or 8/15 • 6pm or 7:15pm}
Try your hand on the Potter’s Wheel! The Mud Room's instructors will guide you through this fun experience as you mold a lump of clay into a bowl or cup. Ages: 16-Adult. Sign up today! These classes fill up fast!
Cost: $42/person

Family Potter’s Wheel Class {Sat 8/24• 11am or Noon}
Parents and kids can enjoy cookies and lemonade during this family friendly Potter’s Wheel class! Register here.
Ages: 7 and up
Cost: $59 per parent/child pair

Classes by Appointment {all ages}
Can’t make it to a class? Schedule your own appointment with family and friends! Ages 7-Adult are welcome.

classes for kids

Camp Mud Potter’s Wheel for Kids {Fri 10am • see calendar for dates}
These creative workshops over Summer Break allow kids to explore the potter’s wheel, glass fusing and more! Ages 7 and up.
Class sizes are limited, so sign up early.
Cost: $29/child per class

Story Time {Fri 7/12 or 8/9 • 10:15am-11:15am}
A fun outing for the little ones! We’ll read a story then paint a themed project. Monthly featured stories and art projects will be posted on our Facebook events. Limited quantities; pre-registration recommended.
Ages: 3-6 years, limit one adult per child
Cost: $15/child (one project)