1340 Smith Ave.
Amazing glaze is located in the Mt. Washington mill area of the city. Visitors can select and create their own pottery, host a party or attend a workshop or special event. There is a kids’ camp and after-school programming available to help develop the potter hidden within.
825 Frederick Road
Catonsville, MD 21229
Located in the Catonsville area of Baltimore County, The Pottery Cove offers special discounts on various pieces of pottery. Visitors can select their own pottery, paint it, and then pick it up a few days later. All materials are included in the price you pay for the pieces. In additon, the Pottery Cove offers a Kids’ Mini Camp as well as special events.
9050 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD
The Pottery Stop and Coffee Shop offers customers daily classes beginning at 10 a.m. Mondays – Fridays, Saturdays at 9 a.m. and Sundays at 11 a.m. Customers can paint their own pottery or participate in a glass fusion class. There is a class to fit all ages and ability levels, from age eight to adult. The cost includes all materials, firing and glazing of pottery. You can really get in touch with your creative side as you enjoy your favorite snacks, a latte or smoothie.
5707 Smith Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21209
Baltimore Clayworks is perhaps the most well-known of the do-it-yourself pottery shop. The shop offers classes in which participants can paint and fire their works. Located in the Mt. Washington area, Baltimore Clayworks also features exhibitions of student clay works. According to its website, “Baltimore Clayworks is a non-profit ceramic art center that exists to develop, sustain, and promote an artist-centered community that provides outstanding artistic, educational, and collaborative programs in ceramic arts.”
863 W. 36th St.
Baltimore, MD 21211
Located in Hampden, on The Avenue, Wild Yam Pottery is a quaint little studio which features glazed and fired pots for sale. Classes are available on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays for participants to “throw” a bowl and cup with friends. The pieces you select and create will be fired for you and available within a month’s time. Participatory sessions are kept small so that a hands-on approach to learning can be utilized to meet the needs of all attendees. Store hours are daily from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with extended hours on Fridays.
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