Teens and for children ages 9-11 


begin the first week of April 

In addition to all of the adult classes, we are offering a 4-week, Saturday class for kids and a 6-week Saturday wheel class for teens during the spring. There will be more summer offerings including 5 day camps for children ages 9 to 11

Register soon for the class you want. Please send us an email or call us if you need help.

434 293-0808

Friday, January 18, 2019

Your Happy Place is open and we are back in the mud.

See you soon

Classes Canceled for Thursday Night

January 17, 2019

Due to the snow and distances, some of our teachers and students have to travel to be here, we have canceled classes for tonight. Makeup classes will be added to the end of the winter schedule

Glaze Like You Mean It!

Steve Palmer is offering this popular class as a two-day workshop on Saturday and Sunday, March Saturday and Sunday, March 9 and 10, 2019
from 9:00-4:00
Go to events and workshops in the pull-down menu for more information and to register. Or Call us, 434 293-0808

OH, Happy Day!

The studio is open on our regular schedule.

2  new, weekend workshops coming in February 

Beyond Round February 2 and 3

AND  Focus on Lamps February 16 and 17



Go to Events and Workshops in the drop down menu for more information and to register or call during our business hours.



The studio is CLOSED today,
Sunday, January 13, 2019





If you are looking for a class to take this winter, check out the two new classes we just added

Basic Wheel, 8 weeks, Mondays 6:00-8:30 with Randy Bill beginning Monday, January 7

Basic Wheel,  8 weeks, Saturdays 2:00-4:00 with Julie Madden beginning Saturday, February 2, 2019

For more information or to register go to classes in the drop menu or email us at

City Clay will be CLOSED for our annual winter break from
Saturday, December 22 through Sunday January 6.
The Winter Session begins Monday, January 7, 2019 
You can still register for classes on line, and if you need assitance you can reach us during the break by email at

We wish you a joyful solstice, a Merry Christmas, and a very happy New Year.


      Vistors are Welcome

          Monday-Thursday 12:00-6:00

Friday 12:00-5:00

Saturday 10:00-5:00

Sunday 12:00-5:00

Come browse through the gallery, shop and members studios to see beautiful contemporary pottery and sculptures for sale and all made in Charlottesville. 

 You are also welcome to tour the studios and inquire about our classes and memberships, just check in at the front desk when you arrive.

We hope to see you soon.


Business Hours*

Monday–Thursday: 12pm - 6pm

Friday: 12pm - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 5pm

Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

*Some evening and morning classes meet outside of regular business hours.

Where to find us

Address: 700 Harris Street, Suite 104, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

Telephone: 434 293 0808



City Clay hosts shows in the fall and spring and periodically in the winter and summer. Openings for  the gallery shows vary for artists receptions. Please check the schedule for specific dates and times. In addition to our shows we have pottery and sculptures by our members  on display and for sale year round. Please come by and check out the Charlottesville area's best ceramic arts! Click here to read about our current show and also to view an archive of all our past shows. 

* Our thanks to Steve Palmer for the majority of the photos on this website.