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.
Even with the extra class, classes fill up quickly. We are typically booking several months in advance. 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. This means that our 2022 Beginning Pottery classes have filled for the year.
We now have more people on our waiting list than we have class spaces. If you would like to be notified when we post our 2023 scheudle, please email us at [email protected]. Include your name, email, and phone number. We will add you to the waiting list, but you probably won't get contacted for a class this year. We will contact people on the waitlist when we post our 2023 schedule in the fall (usually in Ocotber).
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, June 27 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Beth Elliott will be presenting the Business of Pottery. Please arrive on time as she has a lot to cover. This is a repeat of her Saturday session in March.
Monday, July 25 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Nick Kosack will be discussing glazing with an emphasis on using the studio glazes. This is a repeat of his Saturday session in April.
No sessions are scheduled for August. We plan to resume regular Saturday and Monday sessions in September.
Satruday, September 17 from 10 a.m.m - Noon. TBD.
Monday, September 26 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. This is a great way to discuss what you made over the summer.
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.
Our team had an amazing time and thought that Judy was a really excellent instructor.
Looking forward to seeing the pieces. Thank you so much!
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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