Fired Up Studios


Fired Up Studios
1000 Boone Ave N
Suite 380
Golden Valley, MN 55427

Holiday Office & Gallery Hours:
Tours by appointment only

Mon: Closed
Tues: 3 - 6 p.m.
Wed: 3 - 6 p.m.
Thurs: 3 - 6 p.m.
Fri: 3 - 6 p.m.
Sat: 11:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sun: 11:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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Welcome to Fired Up Studios

Fired Up Studios is a community pottery studio located in Golden Valley, MN. It was created to provide the space and equipment to allow clay artists and potters of all levels to explore their creativity and work in a supportive environment. We offer a variety of services including a retail gallery, pottery classes, and membership options.

What's New

Winter Weather Closures

Please note that Fired Up Studios will close the office and gallery for severe weather. Our website may not reflect these closures, but we will put a message on our voicemail. Please call before coming to see if we are open - 612-852-2787.

2023 Price Increases

We will be implementing price increases for our classes and memberships begining in February 2023. Details are available on the pages for each service.

Clay Dates

We offer Clay Dates on Friday evnings, Saturday afternoons, and Sunday afternoons. Classes are small so space is limited and they fill up quickly. Please go to our Clay Date page to view the calendar of avaialbe classes and get signed up.

Please plan ahead if you are looking to book a Clay Date, espcially if you have a group of people. Classes are adults only, and we try to keep them to around 8 students. More information is available on our Clay Date page.

Pottery Classes

We currently have a higher demand for classes than we can accomodate. Our January 2023 classes filled in less than 10 minutes.

If you would like to be notified when our March/April classes open for registraion, please Join Our Email List. Make sure you indicate that you wish to receive notifications about Classes when you sign up.


If you are interested in learning more about membership at Fired Up Studios, you call us at 612-852-2787 to schedule a membership tour. Tours are avilable by appointment only; no walk-ins, please.

We currently have a waiting list for new studio members. Please email us or call us to be put on the waiting list. We will call you when a space becomes availalbe so please include your phone number if you email us.

There is no waiting for new firing members. Please call us at 612-852-2787 to set up an apointment for a membership tour. All sign-ups are by appointment only.

Ask the Potter

Ask the Potter is a program designed for our current members who are looking for instruction beyond Beginning Pottery classes or just have a one-off question. Twice a month, we have an instructor available to our members for feedback, critque, demonstraions, or whatever pottery help they are looking for. The program is free for both firing and studios members. It is not available for non-members.

January 2023

Saturday, January 21 at 10 a.m. Melissa Gust will be demonstrating how to throw plates and platters.
Monday, January 30 at 6 p.m. Clarice Allgood will be demonstrating all types of handles. Bring some pieces that need handles so you can practice what she demonstrates.

Februray 2023

Saturday, February 18 at 10 a.m. with Melissa Gust.
Monday, February 27 at 6 p.m. with Clarice Allgood.

Please note that last minute changes to this scheudle can happen due to instructor avaiability. We will do our best to update the website and studio signs promptly, but it takes time.

Beth Hatlen Elliott

Thanks for providing a wonderful place for community!
— Paul

Gift Certificates Available

Introduce your friends to the joys of making pottery. It's the perfect gift for someone who has everything.

Call our office at 612-852-2787 to puchase.

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