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 Thanksgiving Day (11/28/19) and Christmas Day (12/25/19)
Check the calendar below for more holiday and school break hours!


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Download printable calendar here.

special events & activities

Open Studio Glass Fusing {Fri 11/1 or Fri 12/6 • 11am-8pm}
We’ll have all the supplies available to help you create beautiful Fused Glass projects on the first Friday of each month! Projects include suncatchers, candle holders, candy dishes and more. Seating is FCFS.
Ages: 7 and up (adults welcome, too!)
Cost: $17 and up

Seasonal Sign Painting Party {Sat 11/16 • 10:30am-12:30pm}
Paint your own Seasonal Sign to celebrate the whole year! Choose either a Welcome or Home sign to paint along with a trio of cutout shapes that can be changed throughout the season. This fall workshop will include a maple leaf, tree and snowman. More shapes will be available during Open Studio and future workshops. Instructors will lead both beginners and experienced painters through this fun event! Register here.
Ages: 16 and up
Cost: $59/person

Christmas PROJECTS

Vintage Tree + Truck Painting Parties {Sat 11/9 or Sun 11/24 • times vary}
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

CONTACT US ABOUT PRIVATE PARTIES FOR YOU + YOUR FRIENDS!

Open Studio Tree Painting {see calendar}
Can’t make it to one of our parties? Have kids who want to join in the fun? On select days we’ll have a limited number of light-up trees to paint any time during Open Studio. Both trees and seating are First-Come-First-Served!
Ages: 7 and up (adults welcome, too!)
Cost: varies by size of tree available that day

Fused Glass Ornaments {Fri 11/29 • 11am-8pm}
We’ll have all the supplies 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)

POTTER’S WHEEL ClassES

Adult Potter's Wheel Class {Th 11/21 or Th 12/12 • 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 {Fri 11/22 or Sat 12/28 • times vary}
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

Story Time {Fri 11/15 or Fri 12/13 • 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)

Handprint Happy Hour {Fri 11/17 or Sun 12/8 • 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.

Kids Night Out {Wed 11/27 or Tue 12/31 • 6:00-7:30pm}
During this creative workshop kids will learn a fun technique to paint festive fall plates! Register here to save your spot!
Ages: 7 and up (drop off class)
Cost: $29/child per class

Camp Mud Potter’s Wheel for Kids {Fri 12/27, Wed 1/1 or Fri 1/3 • times vary}
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