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

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. We have added a Wednesday morning class starting in September, but we expect it to fill quickly. All our evening clases have filled through the end of 2022.

If you would like to be notified when registraion opens for our 2023 classes, 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.

September 2022

Monday, September 26 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Beth Elliott will be demonstrating skinny necked bottles and closed forms.

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.

October 2022

Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. - Noon. Melissa Gust will demonstrating handbuilding with slab construction and surface designs using slabs.

Monday, October 24 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Clarice Allgood will be demonstrating jars with lids. She is also asking everyone to bring a pot for group feedback.

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.


Our gallery is open for shopping during our regular office hours. No appointment is required. Our Gallery page has details about our shopping restrictions.

Patty Rau

this was totally awesome and Judy did a great job. we are referring another couple for a clay date and my wife and her friend are considering doing the 6 week intro class.
— Steven

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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