The Clay Studio

137-139 N 2nd St
Philadelphia PA  19106

Phone: (215) 925-3453

The Clay Studio

The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.

Founded in 1974, The Clay Studio supports the ceramic arts through its artist residencies, gallery, studio space, school, and educational & outreach programs. The programs of the Clay Studio reflect the dual character of the organization: as a community-centered institution involved with the life of the city and region, and as a national and international focal point for ceramic arts. Because The Clay Studio believes in promoting broad access to the ceramic arts, programs are geared to all levels of interest and proficiency.

Gallery and Shop hours:
Mon - Sat, 11am - 6pm
Sun, 12 - 6pm

As a welcoming destination where all people can explore the creative and accessible world of clay, our mission is to provide a unique learning environment in which to experience the ceramic arts. Our exhibitions, retail shop, classes, artist residencies a

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Founded: 1974

Categories: Art Gallery, Classes, Community Center, Education

Hours

Mon: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm



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Past Events

Hand Crafted Root Beer Tasting

Hand Crafted Root Beer Tasting
06:30 pm - 06/14/2018

At The Clay Studio

Join us for an effervescent evening of Root Beer tasting! In this tasting led by the owners of the Franklin Fountain, you learn about the production and origin of...

Thrown & Altered - Stuart Gair Workshop

Thrown & Altered - Stuart Gair Workshop
10:00 am - 05/19/2018

At The Clay Studio

All Skill levels welcome. Saturday + Sunday, May 19th-20th 10AM-5PM. Throughout this informative and hands-on workshop, Stuart demonstrates throwing functional forms...

Hand Crafted Mother's Day Succulent Workshop

Hand Crafted Mother's Day Succulent Workshop
03:00 pm - 05/13/2018

At The Clay Studio

Looking for a special present for Mother's Day? We've got you covered. Join us for an afternoon exploring the world of succulents! In this workshop led by Jessica...

Mother's Day Clay & Mimosa Brunch

Mother's Day Clay & Mimosa Brunch
10:00 am - 05/13/2018

At The Clay Studio

Fire up your creativity this Mother's day! Sip mimosas and enjoy a catered brunch as you and your mother, grandmother, favorite aunt or best friend spend some quality...

Our Community Cookout

Our Community Cookout
05:00 pm - 04/28/2018

At The Clay Studio

Please join us in celebrating our current, new, and alumni community. We'll provide the main course and drinks, please bring a side. All are welcome! View more...

Hands on Clay: Claymation at Science in the National Park

Hands on Clay: Claymation at Science in the National Park
10:00 am - 04/26/2018

At The Clay Studio

Join Claymobile teaching artists to learn how to make claymation just like you've seen in the movies as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival's Science in the...

Claymation at The Independence Seaport Museum

Claymation at The Independence Seaport Museum
07:00 pm - 04/24/2018

At The Clay Studio

Presented by the Independence Seaport Museum, 211 South Christopher Columbus Blvd. For tickets visit phillyseaport.org. As the Independence Seaport Museum prepares...

Our Community

Our Community
06:00 pm - 04/20/2018

At The Clay Studio

Our Community is a bi-annual exhibition that celebrates the inspiring work being made by Members of The Clay Studio, including Associate Artists, Work Exchange,...

Hand Crafted Matcha Tea Workshop

Hand Crafted Matcha Tea Workshop
01:00 pm - 04/08/2018

At The Clay Studio

Joins us as we welcome spring and enjoy an afternoon dedicated to Matcha tea. In partnership with the Random Tea Room, you sample different varieties of Matcha,...

Small Favors and Philadelphia Urban Potters & Guests Openings

Small Favors and Philadelphia Urban Potters & Guests Openings
05:00 pm - 04/06/2018

At The Clay Studio

Small Favors engages artist’s creativity in new and exciting ways with the challenge of making pieces on a very small scale. For some artists, the work they create...

Artist Talk: Brad Johnson

Artist Talk: Brad Johnson
06:00 pm - 04/05/2018

At The Clay Studio

Join us for an evening with Brad Johnson, who will talk about his work and what inspires him, along with sharing memories of his time as a Resident Artist at The...

Hand Crafted Fermentation Workshop

Hand Crafted Fermentation Workshop
01:00 pm - 03/10/2018

At The Clay Studio

Fight fermentation fear! Join Amanda Feifer, author of Ferment Your Vegetables and the fermentation blog Phickle, to learn everything you ever wanted to know about...

Brown Bag Talk | The Teabowl: East & West

Brown Bag Talk | The Teabowl: East & West
12:30 pm - 03/08/2018

At The Clay Studio

Bonnie Kemske, former Guest Artist, will be at The Clay Studio to give a lunchtime talk about her new book, The Teabowl: East & West. The book looks at the context...

March First Friday

March First Friday
05:00 pm - 03/02/2018

At The Clay Studio

March Madness Sale!

March Madness Sale!
12:00 am - 03/01/2018

At The Clay Studio

Stop by for our 40% OFF SALE In Store Only Shop early for the best selection in our Special Sale Area All sale proceeds benefit the artists and our programming...

Valentine's Day Date Nights

Valentine's Day Date Nights
07:00 pm - 02/09/2018

At The Clay Studio

Grab your loved one and get ready for the hottest date night ever! Join us at The Clay Studio, where our instructors guide you through four-handed throwing by candlelight....

Hand Crafted Drinking Chocolate Tasting

Hand Crafted Drinking Chocolate Tasting
06:30 pm - 02/08/2018

At The Clay Studio

Warm up this winter with a drinking chocolate tasting in our galleries. Kevin Paschall, Chocolate Maker at Franklin Fountain and Shane Confectionery, will bring...

First Friday Digital Demonstration

First Friday Digital Demonstration
05:00 pm - 02/02/2018

At The Clay Studio

Free and open to the public. Join us for the Old City First Friday gallery openings and the opening reception of the #UnThinkPink exhibition as well as a Digital...

UnThinkPink

UnThinkPink
05:00 pm - 02/02/2018

At The Clay Studio

Join us for the opening of #UnThinkPink, inspired by Sarah Archer and Glenn Adamson's popular Instagram feed @unthinkpink. Invited artists include Brian Ginewski,...

Kiln Firing Decoded Workshop

Kiln Firing Decoded Workshop
10:00 am - 01/28/2018

At The Clay Studio

So you have an electric kiln? Do you want to learn more about what it can do and how to trouble shoot minor problems? Find out about firing, programming, kiln setters,...

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