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: Noon - 3 p.m.
Tues: Cosed
Wed: Noon - 3 p.m.
Thurs: Closed
Fri: Noon - 6 p.m.
Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sun: 10:00 a.m. - 4 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

Shop Local for the Holidays

While we have made the difficult decision to cancel our traditional Holiday Open House again this year, we will be open for your holiday shopping with extended Gallery Hours and a special Holiday Discount.

Receive a $2 discount for every $10 you spend November 1 - December 22. No coupon needed.

    For example:
  • Spend $10 to $19 = $2.00 off
  • Spend $20 to $29 = $4.00 off
  • Spend $30 to $39 = $6.00 off
  • And so on.

Discount applies to gallery purchases only. We encourage all shoppers, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, to wear a mask while shopping and to use hand sanitizer before handling the pottery. We have some readily available for your use.

Giving Back to the Community

In addition to the above discount, Fired Up Studios will be donating 10% of all sales in November and December to The Lift Garage. We feel it is important to give back during the holidays, and this will take the place of our Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser.

You can learn more about The Lift Garage and their mission to move people out of poverty and homelessness by providing low-cost car repair on their website:

Holiday Office & Gallery Hours

We have increased our office and gallery hours for November and Decemeber. Our new hours are:

Mon: Noon - 3 p.m.
Tues: Cosed
Wed: Noon - 3 p.m.
Thurs: Closed
Fri: Noon - 6 p.m.
Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sun: 10:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please note that while an appoinment is not required for shopping in our gallery, we still require an appointment for studio tours.

Holiday Closures

Our office and gallery will be closed the following days for the Holidays

Thursday & Friday, November 25-26 for Thanksgiving
Friday - Sunday, December 24 - 26 for Christmas
Friday & Saturday, December 31 - January 1 for New Year's

However you celebrate, have a safe and happy holiday season.

COVID Precautions:

Our staff is vaccinated but will continue to mask for your safety. Face Masks are optional for customers and members who are fully vaccinate, but they are strongly encouraged. If you are not fully vaccinated, you still need to wear a face mask at Fired Up Studios.

If you are shopping in the gallery, please use hand sanitizer

Our studio is not marked for social distancing, but we expect our members and customer to be respectful of other members' boundaries. We usually have plenty of space for our members to practice social distancing as needed.

Cleaning has always been and will continue to be a high priority at Fired Up Studios. We still ask that everyone clean up after yourself. We also clean daily to keep the dust down. Please continute to wash your hands frequently.

Thank you for helping keep Fired Up Studios safe and healthy.

Pottery Classes

We currently have a higher demand for classes than we can accomodate. This means that our 2022 Beginning Pottery classes are filling months in advance. Please visit our page for Beginning Pottery Classes to check what is currently available.

If you would like to be added to the waiting list for a particular class, please email us at [email protected]. Include your name, email, and phone number as well as which class or classes you are intersted in. We will save your email and contact people in the order they contacted us if a space becomes available.


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 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 set up an appointment for a membership tour to get sgined up. 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.

Our December session is:
Saturday, December 11 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Molly will be covering soft and hard slab construction

Please note that the Wednesday evening sessions for November and December have been canceled because of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Clay Dates

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.

Ernest Miller

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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