Student Engagement

Paint Your Own Pottery

Paint Your Own Pottery at The Workspace

Choose from over 100 different bisque from functional kitchenware to decorative items. Check out our weekly themes for inspiration but choose whatever floats your boat! Drop in and paint with us or take your kit to go. We will show you the basics of painting and it will be ready for pick up in about a week. Open to all ages if accompanied by an adult. Hours are Monday - Friday from 2-9pm and Saturday from 10am-4pm.

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January 17-21 Woodland Animals Week Deer, bunnies, otters, owls, fox, birds, frogs, bears, hedgehogs, quokka, turtles, butterflies, bees and so many more! 

January 23-28 Mug Week Paint your new favorite cup for your daily dose of caffeine. Get something traditional, change it up with a hedgehog or cactus mug, or check out our various patterned cups. Over 40 designs to choose from!

January 30-February 4 Dinosaur Week Incorporate a terrestrial vertebrate into your design or paint a dinosaur figurine, bank, mug, or plate. 

February 6-11 Sweet Treats Week Paint a special container for all those sweet treats – a candy dish, mug for hot chocolate, cookie tray, or a cupcake dish. Pieces will be fired in time for Valentine’s Day pick up.

February 13-18 Dungeons and Dragons Week Make your weekly game night a critical hit with a personalized pub mug, dice box, or bank for your loot. Find creatures, monsters, characters, and dragons that will impress the most ruthless DM. Welcome RPG’ers, and to thine own elf be true.

February 20-25 Give Back Week Celebrate Black History Month with us! 20% of this week’s pottery painting will be donated to the George A. Jackson Black Cultural Center.
February 27-March 4 Cereal Bowl Week Paint a bowl for your morning staple or late-night snack. When you pick up your bowl after firing, we will throw in a single serve cereal box to get you started.

March 6-9 Bisque Buddy Week Choose an adorable mini animal bisque to paint, free with each pottery purchase. (Sorry, no sharing for this deal.)

March 20-25 Containers & Canisters Find the perfect vessel for your loose change, pens, plants, candy, crayons, jewelry, keys, coffee beans, craft supplies, things you want to hide, or things you need to keep track of. 

March 27-April 1 $10 Mug Week Whatta Deal!

April 3-8 Gnome Week An enchanting cast of characters awaits you! Meet Norm, Norma, Nate, Nora, Elwood, Jake, and the ever-popular foot-tall Ginormagnome. Start (or keep building) your gnome village with cute little mushrooms, a small planter, or a fairy house.

April 10-15 Plant Lovers Week Our pots are both charming and functional vessels for your indoor plants. From little pots for baby succulents to larger ones for more established plants, find a fun way to show off your greens.

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