Welcome to Belfast Clay Studio
Belfast Clay Studio helps students create beautiful art. Whether you’re coming in to spend the day or to truly make the best of your talent, you’ll find a blank canvas awaiting you at our studio on High Street in Belfast. Since we opened our doors in February 2017, we have been lucky to enjoy an amazing community of artists-- learning and discovering new ways to make pottery. We're very excited to create art and foster community development in midcoast Maine in the years to come!
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132 HIGH STREET BELFAST MAINE - USA
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Clay All Day
Welcome to Belfast Clay Studio-- located on High Street across from the Co-Op in beautiful mid-coast Maine. We offer classes for everybody--from beginners to more advanced-- and to anyone wanting to experience clay. Are you ready to learn something new, or hone your skills? We are committed and excited to be promoting the ceramic arts in our community. Read below to learn more and to find a class, workshop, or membership that suits you!
Make Functional Art
If you’re curious about trying your hand at making pots, or maybe you're tired of working at home without improving, this beginner class is for you. Beginner Clay is taught by our experienced staff, here to help you and answer all your questions. This class is great for anyone who wants to get an all-encompassing lesson about the world of pottery making. 5 week class with included open studio practice times.
Fridays & Saturdays: 10:00am-12:30pm
$145 plus material costs
Work On Your Terms
Independent studio is great for ceramic artists who already know their way around the studio and can work without guidance. Our fully equipped studio has everything you need to create functional and sculptural ceramics. Independent Studio membership is also a great way to mingle and meet other local artists in the Mid Coast Maine community. Includes 24/7 access!
or 3 month agreement @ $140/month
Full year : $1400
Take your skills to the next level
This 5 week session will explore new ideas and help you implement more advanced techniques in your work. Topics covered will include; handles, lidded vessels, spouts, tea pots, advanced handbuilding, and glaze formulation. Previous clay experience is required.
Advanced class & Firing a wood kiln
We are very lucky to offer this unique workshop-- a 4 week class which will culminate in a 36 hour firing of a catenary wood kiln. In class we will talk about throwing on the wheel, altering techniques, handles, different forms and surface decoration, high fire glazing, and atmospheric firing. Prior knowledge of pottery making is needed. Class meets on Thursdays from 5:30-8:00 pm for 4 weeks--Price includes open studio hours for practice. Email us with any questions. Space is limited!
$265 includes clay & firing
You Know You Want To Try!
If you’ve always wanted to try to make pottery, but are reluctant to sign up for a class, join us for a Try-day! Wheel throwing will be demonstrated and you can dig into the mud-- you might just get hooked. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with refreshments. Keep two items to be fired and glazed, all included in the price. Gather your friends and make a reservation!
Do you have a homeschooling group?
Do you have a group of kiddos who want to come play in the clay?
We would love to get a kid's class going during the school year
Ages 8+ are welcome!
Group discounts for more than 3 children!
Contact us with any questions or to schedule your group
Have an idea for an event, birthday party, group outing, or private lesson? Contact us! We will be happy to accommodate you!
Belfast Clay Studio
Clay All Day