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.
Closed for Thanksgiving
Fired Up Office and Gallery will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24 - 25 for Thanksgiving.
Shop Local for the Holidays
While we are no longer hosting our annual Holiday Open House, our Gallery is still open for your holiday shopping. Instead of the Open House, everyone gets an immediate 10% discount on all pottery purchases during November and December. No coupon necessary. Applies to gallery purchases only.
The Gallery is open 6 days a week excpet for holidays:
The gallery will be closed:
Giving Back th our Community
Fired Up Studios believes in giving back to our community. Rather than holding a Chairity Silent Auction this year, weIwill be donating 10% of all sales in November and December to The Charlie Fund.
The Charlie Fund is a need based study abroad scholarship program for engineering students at St. Thomas. This fund was created as a memorial for the son of one of our studio members. If you wish to learn more about The Charlie Fund, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/iamcharliefund
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.
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.
Monday, November 28 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Clarice Allgood will be demonstrating plates and slip trailing techniques.
Saturday, December 17 from 10 a.m. - Noon. Melissa Gust will be demonstrating various apporaches to lids.
There will be no Monday evening session in December because of the Holidays. We will be back with two sessions per month in January.
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.
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.
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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