Terms & Conditions


Please understand that we need accurate information about your event to adequately staff your event and schedule other parties before/after yours. If any information changes at any time, contact us right away so we can better serve both you and our other studio guests.
By booking a Field Trip Package at The Mud Room, you agree to the following terms and conditions:


•We will package up colors, brushes, samples and other supplies to use at your event when our staff is not present.
•A $25 deposit must be paid before picking up supplies, but will be refunded when all items are returned to the studio within three studio days. Click here for our open studio hours.
•The replacement cost of any missing items will be taken off the deposit. Additional missing items over $25 will be invoiced and must be paid for before fired pottery is picked up.
•Deposits will be returned with the same payment method as originally paid.

•NO-SHOWS: Please understand that because these packages are discounted approximately 50% off our in-studio prices, there will be no refunds or credits for students who do not show up, and you will forfeit those items and supplies.
•ADDING KIDS: Additional items may be able to be added to your reservation. Please contact the studio at least one week in advance to inquire about availability, and be prepared to pay pay for those additional students at the event.

•Painted pottery will be ready to pick up in approximately one week.
•If your field trip is on a Monday, items can be ready to pick up on Friday of the same week.
•Please pick up projects within 30 days of your pickup due date.

•Occasionally our staff may take photos of guests and/or their creations. By agreeing to these Terms & Conditions, you also give The Mud Room permission to photograph any attendees at your party or their artwork, and the right to use, publish, reproduce and disseminate any photograph or other likeness of any guests or artwork obtained in connection with your visit to the studio without pay or compensation to you or any guests attending.

•PACKAGE PRICING: Packages are priced for 20+ students per session, ages 12 and under. Regular pricing applies for smaller groups or events at the studio, or for "a la carte" selections.
•Your whole group must paint the SAME ITEM to get discounted package rates.
•SALES TAX is not included in posted pricing. If your organization is tax-exempt you must provide a copy of your exempt status before an invoice is prepared, or 6% MI Sales Tax will be included in your amount due. Documentation can include either your 501(c)3 status from the IRS -OR- a completed Michigan Form 3372. Please email documentation to info@themudroom.us.
•Basic package prices include pottery, glazing, firing, use of brushes, instructions and four colors. A larger selection of nine colors may be chosen for an additional $25 fee.

•STAFFING AT YOUR PLACE: If you would like our staff to run your offsite event, please add a $25 Travel Fee for one staff member to attend your facility within 20 miles of The Mud Room. Please inquire for Travel Fee pricing for events further away, or for multi-staffed events.
•TIME ALLOWED: Field Trip packages are based on a 45-minute painting session. Additional charges may be applied for longer events.

•$25 will be due at the time of booking and is non-refundable for cancellations.
•An estimated invoice will be sent to you approximately one week before your event based on the number of students you RSVP for. If you add on additional students the day of, please be prepared to pay for those at the event, as well. Extra kids can be paid for with cash, a check from your organization or credit card on site.
•DUE: Payment in full must be received at the start of your event.
•Make CHECKS from your organization payable to: The Mud Room, 1971 E Beltline Ave NE #103, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. Personal checks are not accepted.
•CARDS: If you prefer to pay with credit card please request a link to pay online before your event.