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.
We have added a new class for students looking to learn beyond the basics of Begining Pottery. Beginning Pottery Part 2 is for students who know how to throw a cylinder and bowl and want to learn more. We only have one class scheudled this fall to see how much demand we get. Don't wait to sign up if you are interested.
Beginning Pottery classes are limited and adults only. We have added an October class to our schedule, but it is filling up quickly. Please go to our Beginning Pottery page for more information about the changes and to sign up. The 2022 schedule will not be posted until mid-October or early November.
Ask the Potter
We have started a new workshop program for our members called Ask the Potter. This program is designed for our members who are looking for instruction beyond Beginning Pottery classes or just have a one-off question. Twice a month (1 Saturday morning and 1 Wednesday evening) 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.
Our next session is Wednesday, July 28 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Ernest will be answering whatever questions you bring adn doing demos as requested.
If you are interested in learning more about membership at Fired Up Studios, you can make an appointment for a membership tour. Tours are avilable by appointment only; no walk-ins, please.
We currently have a short 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.
There is no waiting for new firing members. Please set up an appointment for a membership tour to get sgined up. All sign-ups are by appointment only.
We have a limited number of Clay Dates, and classes fill up quickly. Please plan ahead if you are looking to book a Clay Date. Classes are small and adults only. Please go to our Clay Date page for more information about the changes and to sign up.
Our gallery is open for shopping 5 days a week during our regular office hours. No appointment required. Our Gallery page has details about our shopping restrictions.
In accordance to the most recent updates from the CDC and State of MN the following changes have gone into effect.
Face Masks are no longer required for customers and members who are fully vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after your final shot. If you are vaccinated but feel more comfortable continuing to wear your mask, please do so. Face masks are optional for those who have been vaccinated.
If you are not fully vaccinated, you will still need to wear a face mask at Fired Up Studios.
Social Distancing guidelines have been relaxed. Our studio is no longer marked for social distancing. We usually have plenty of space for people to spread out as they are comfortable. Please be respectful of other members' boundaries.
Cleaning has always been and will continue to be a high priority at Fired Up Studios. While disenfecting is no longer required for tables, we still ask that you clean up after yourself. We will still be cleaning daily to keep the dust down. Please continute to wash your hands frequently.
Thank you for helping keep Fired Up Studios safe and healthy.
I loved my class with Ernest. Thanks!
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