Throw your next birthday party with the help of a teaching artist and a little clay.

Each pottery party is 1.5-hours of ceramic instruction and 1.5 party time (cake and presents in our Wolf Room-food not provided by JCC) for up to 8 hands-on participants (each additional hands-on guest is $15/person with a maximum of 16 guests). Non-hands-on guests (adults attending with children, family of birthday child- grandparents, and similar) are welcome to attend at no additional cost.

Maximum space in studio is 16 and maximum space in wolf party room is 25.

Packages range from pinch pot projects to painting themed bisqueware. Each participant will work on one piece during the party, the studio will finish the piece and fire in our kilns (all fees included). Pieces are available for pickup 3-4 weeks after the party.

Ceramics Birthday Party Base price: $475

Party details:

  1. Artist led instruction.
  2. Designed for ages 5+
  3. Clay, glaze, firing, and instruction included.

Package 1: 

Pinch Pot Monsters


Pinch Pot Animals

(choose 1)

Learn the most primitive form of clay creation. Party-goers will learn the fundamentals of forming a pinch pot through creating a pinch pot monster or pinch pot animal. Instructors will guide partygoers through design and surface decoration. Pieces will be glazed and fired in studio. Pickup will be 3-4 weeks after party.

Kids will also get to help paint birthday kid name plaque.

Package 2: Bisqueware painting

Choose from provided list of pre-made pottery. Pieces will be painted by party-goers and will be glazed and fired in studio kilns.

All participants will create one themed piece and one handprint tile or birthday kid plaque.

Themes: Unicorn Mug, Planter, Dragon, Mug, Large Cereal Bowl

Add ons: 

$5/hands on participant; Each participant chooses their own creation from our wide selection of bisqueware if the selected theme does not speak to them.

$8/hands on participant: Custom party theme created with studio manager (requires at least a 6-week lead time for preparation of custom pieces).

$12/hands on participant: Goody bag for each party goer

$50: Decorations in Wolf room

$Varies: Birthday cake from Challahrado Hearth baker (we are not just saying this but truly the best birthday cake in town).