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We'd love to see your crafty hands chez Blackbird! Our Workshop is equipped with 8+ electric pottery wheels, hand-building facilities, a large slab roller, buckets of tools and heaps of clay just waiting to be crafted into unique creations. We run regular classes throughout the year, weekend workshops, the occasional PA Clay Day, as well as offering private & custom experiences, depending on availability.

FALL Regular Classes: 

6 weeks of 3 hour sessions, building with raw clay, by hand and/or by wheel. Students learn to make, trouble shoot, decorate, and glaze wares. Each student makes between 5-10 pieces within a flight of classes. All materials, tools, equipment and firings are provided. $300 +hst

Wednesday Afternoons, October 23rd - November 27th 1-4pm (FULL)

Evenings, October 24rd - November 28th 6:30-9:30pm

HOLIDAY Workshops:

'Pot Your Heart Out!' Holiday Edition

2 x 1 day workshops. This intensive will focus on making gifts or decor items just in time for the holidays. Vases, small platters and ornaments will be the focus here.

All materials, tools, equipment and firings are provided. $110.00 +hst/day

Saturday Nov 30th 10am-4pm

and/or Sunday Dec 1rst 10am-4pm

Yule Love Holiday Ornament Decorating Workshops:

Participants will decorate up to 6 porcelain ornaments each! Add these to your own holiday collection, or gift to family & friends. 

2 x 1/2 day workshops December 7th, take one or do both! $55/class. 



School Year/ PA Clay Days  2019/2020: (dates & times to be confirmed)

November 28th, 10-noon 7-12 yrs, 1-4pm 12+

January 31rst

May 1rst

June 5th

2020 at a glance: 

Next year marks our 5th year in the new/old studio! We're planning for a more active Spring & Summer workshop schedule to celebrate. We're still trying to nail down dates, but hope to offer 2 x 5 day summer workshops in July/early August. Please send us a message if this is of interest to you! 

Looking for a Custom Experience?

On occasion when our schedule permits, we can offer custom experience for families, friends ... bachelorette parties, corporate and business groups.  

Contact us for details.

To register for any of the above, or if you have any questions, please contact us.

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