Would you like to join our

community of artists?




We have 38 self serve and self access spaces available for ceramic artists and hobbyists to work in our large warehouse workspace. A key is provided to members for 24/7 access. Enjoy a vibrant community of artist working together with plenty of personal space! We have many tools available for use, but encourage artists to bring in their own as well. 

Currently we are full so check out the Open Studio Options for access.


Studio Membership Includes:


  • 24/7 access with key provided

  • Use of slab roller, 4 community pottery wheels, a wide range of tools, and GR Pottery Forms

  • Group firing of kilns

  • 20 available dip-glazes

  • 4 bodies of clay stocked for purchase

  • Vibrant community of artists, students, and learners

  • You must be able to work on your own - no instruction is included. The studio is self-service.



Membership Options

6 Month Member

$390 – Paid at the start of each term.

1 Month Member

$90 per month – None of these are available at this time so seek Open Studio Option as an alternative access.

We are sorry for slow response time we are a community studio but will return your messages as soon as we can. Our best way of Contact is at thegrandrapidspottery@gmail.com

Not quite ready for a serious commitment? Or are you you too eager to wait on our wait list for an opening?




Open Studio

PRE-REQUISITE REQUIRED: At least one class at the Grand Rapids Pottery, or proof of a previous class elsewhere.

Our open studio allows you to be a part-time studio member with access to the studio Tuesday mornings from 10am-1pm, and Thursday nights from 5-9pm. Use our community tools or bring in your favorites. Open studio members are given their own bag of clay and $30 worth of firing. Open Studio Members must be self-sufficient, no instruction is included. Cost is $150 for 8 weeks. Click on item to signup online.

Tuesday Morning 10-1 Jan. 8- Feb. 26, 2019

Thursday Evening 5-9 Jan. 10- Feb. 28, 2019