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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 25+ years experience making and teaching clay work! Click on "Classes" for upcoming class start dates and times... if you are "gung-ho" to start, give me a call, sometimes I can work people in on off times. Next adult classes start: Feb. 27th, 28th. & Mar. 1st Mar. 27th, 28th, & 29th Apr. 24th, 25th, & 26th May 22nd, 23rd, & 24th June 19th, 20th, & 21st July 17th, 18th & 19th Aug. 21st, 22nd, & 23rd Sept. 11th, 12th, & 13th Oct. 9th, 10th, & 11th Nov. 6th, 7th, & 8th Dec. 4th, 5th, & 6th Spring Break Camp: April 2nd- 6th 9:30 AM- 1:00 PM

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

The next weekend open workshop: March 25th, April 8th, April 22nd, May 6th, May 20th, June3rd,June 17th from 1:30-3:30PM. 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 $25.00... to register, call Andrew @704-307-7557 or

Private Workshops

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 Summer Camp

This summer we will be offering both half day and full day sessions. Ages 7-16.

Full day camps will last from 9 am until 4 pm Monday through Friday. There will be an hour lunch from 12-1. Please pack a lunch for your child if you are registering them for a full day camp. A snack and beverage will be provided for both the full and half day camps. You have the choice to sign your child up for the full day camp or half day only. There are two sessions. Session A (9am-12pm) offers a basic art session including drawing, painting, mixed media, and crafts. Session B (1pm- 4pm) will focus on ceramics- both wheel throwing and hand-building.
We will also offer some weeks of Half day only Pottery Camp from 9am until 12 pm.
The cost of full day camp is $300.
Half day Art (session A) camp is $125.
Half day Pottery (session B) camp is $175.
A $25 deposit will be required at the time of sign up to hold your child's spot.

Please see the weekly camp schedule below.

June 11th-15th- half day A or B or full day camp
June 18th-22nd- half day A or B or full day camp
June 25th-29th- Pottery Camp 9am-12pm
July 9th-13th- half day A or B or full day camp
July 16th-20th- half day A or B or full day camp
July 23rd- 27th- half day Pottery Camp 9-12
July 30th-Aug 3rd- half day Pottery Camp 9-12
August 6th-10th-half day A or B or full day camp
August 13th -17th - half day A or B or full day camp
August 20th-24th- half day Pottery Camp -9-12

Your child's stoneware pottery will be microwave/dishwasher and food safe!

Please call Andrew at (704) 307-7557 to register.

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