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Welcome to Pottery Central!

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Pottery Central is an independently owned & operated studio that has provided excellent pottery instruction in Charlotte for two decades! If you are looking for a professional studio with a relaxed, fun atmosphere to make your artwork... you have just found it!!! Your instructor cares, because he owns the place! Scroll down for classes, workshops, and Summer Camp info!!!

Adult Classes

We provide 24 hour access, 20+ stoneware glazes, instructor has 29+ years experience making and teaching clay work! The upcoming class start dates are Sept. 17th, 18th, & 19th. Oct. 15th, 16th, & 17th. Nov. 12th, 13th, & 14th. Dec. 10th, 11th, 12th. If you are "gung-ho" to start, give me a call, sometimes I can work people in on off times.

Open Workshops

The next weekend open workshop: Sept. 22nd, Oct. 6th, Oct. 20th, Nov. 3rd, Nov. 17th, Dec. 1st, Dec. 15th .... from 1:30-3:30 PM. The open classes will offer an extraordinary artistic experience for you and/or child. The classes are in a creative environment, at an affordable rate, on professional equipment. We will be offering weekend workshops of pottery fun exploring new and exciting project ideas each week. The work will be fired to maturity, so will be microwave/dishwasher safe, and (of course) lead free. OPEN WORKSHOPS offered every other Sunday 1:30-3:30 Everything included $30.00... to register, call Andrew @704-307-7557 or

Private Workshops, Birthday Parties, Couples, Team Building, etc.

Schedule your own private workshop with a master potter!!! Either wheel or hand building is offered in a relaxed atmosphere for approximately two hours with your group(BYOB, cake & ice cream, etc. optional). Workshops can be provided for up to 18 people simultaneously using the potter's wheel, or larger groups if split for hand building. The work is stoneware and fired to maturity, so will be microwave/dishwasher safe, and (of course) lead free. Here is a breakdown of pricing: Individual $80.00 2-5 $40.00 per person 6-10 $35.00 per person 11+ $30.00 per person

Pottery Central Holiday Kiln Opening

Saturday December 14th 6:00 PM Until ??? Annual Kiln Opening and Holiday Party I am pleased to announce another annual holiday kiln opening, silent auction, and party!!! A covered dish throw down to celebrate art, pottery, and peace on Earth! All are invited to attend. We will have a Raku demonstration, kiln opening, the gallery will be open for perusing. This years annual holiday kiln opening and party will be held on Saturday, December 14th. It is a free event and open to the public. This year we are going all out! The agenda will include a raku demonstration, silent auction, kiln opening, a Rennelvis performance, and beer/wine/food!!! Here is the event agenda: 6:00-7:00 PM Meet And Greet- Silent Auction begins, studio tours, gallery viewing, and complimentary beer/wine/food served. 6:00-7:45 PM Live Music performed by: "Second Opinion" 8:00 Kiln Opening- Pots will be unloaded hot out of the kiln and the firing process described by the artist. 8:30-9:30 PM Rennelvis Performance- Renn is a local legend impersonator and will be performing hits by the one and only Elvis Presley. 9:30-12:00 PM Raku demonstration- observe pottery being fired over 1800 degrees and plucked from the kiln and put into a fiery "post firing reduction"! 10:00 PM Silent Auction ends... late night party begins!!!!!! If you would like to bring a dish or contribution for the silent auction, just contact us!
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