Classes & Workshops

Adult Classes

Ceramics as Illustration with Kiran Joan
March 21, 2023 - May 30, 2023 | Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Intermediate Hand-building- Coil building the human figure with Clarissa Pezone
March 22, 2023 - May 31, 2023 | Wednesday 6:30-  9:30 pm

Figuratively Speaking: Expressive Faces with Emily Lamb
March 16, 2023 - Jun 1, 2023 | Thursday 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Basic II / Intermediate Wheel with Yoshi Fujii
March 20, 2023 - May 22, 2023 | Monday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Teen and Youth Classes

Ages 12-16
Mastering Craft: Teen Potter's Wheel with Andrew Black
March 12, 2023 - Jun 4, 2023 | Sunday 2:30 - 5:30 pm

Summer Camp 2023 is here!

This summer, we are offering TEN WEEKS of full-day camps for children ages, 6-10, 10-12 and half-day camps for teens ages 12-16! All camps are for one week and run Monday through Friday. Class fees include all materials and firing.   

*MULTI-CAMP and SIBLING DISCOUNT! Students registering for 2 or more summer camps or families enrolling 2 or more children are eligible to receive a $45 discount on each of their full-day summer camp enrollments. Please, phone 410-578-1919 x219 to discuss discount.*

Indoor masking remains a requirement and proof of vaccination mandatory for all eligible.
Learn more about our Summer Camp offerings here!

Sign up for Community Woodfire: Noborigama!

Sign up now to experience the flash of the Baltimore Clayworks Noborigama! Your pots may take on a rich variety of colorful flashing and deposits from wood ash or salt depending on which chamber you choose.   We fire the wood chamber throughout Saturday into the evening, finishing the salt chamber Sunday morning which allows plenty of time for shared conversation and food.
Learn more and register for Community Woodfire: Noborigama here!

Wheel Rentals

If the classes you love have sold out – consider claying at home! Brent B wheels are available for rental! Get yours today for only $75/month and the cost is prorated!

For more information contact 

Opportunities for Artists

Applications for Artist Residencies are open!
Deadline April 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm (EST).

Long-term Artists Residencies (1-3 years)
Our long-term residencies offer early to mid-career artists the opportunity to develop their work in a dynamic community environment for one to three years. The selection of residents is highly competitive and based on artistic excellence, potential for growth, strength of proposal, and a commitment to building a clay-oriented community. Awarded to all early to mid-career artists who have completed either undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, or have equivalent years of experience.

Lormina Salter Fellowship (1 year)
Awarded to one emerging artist producing work of the highest quality.

EMBARC Fellowship (1 year)
Founded in 2021, EMBARC (Emerging Maryland BIPOC Artist Residency in Ceramics) seeks to center the experiences and talents of Maryland based BIPOC artists. Awarded to an artist who identifies as Black, Indigenous, or a person of color. Must be a resident of Maryland for at least 1 year prior to application submission date.
Learn more and apply to one of our Residencies here!


Application Deadline: Friday, May 26
Notifications of Acceptance: by Friday, June 23
Exhibition Opening: Saturday, September 9, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: September 9 – November 4, 2023

Juror: Kensuke Yamada
“ORIGIN” is an exhibit that explores the concept of home and how it is defined, personally and culturally, by looking at different personal narratives, family histories, and cultural practices. 

Teapots X

Application Deadline: Friday, September 29
Notifications of Acceptance: by Friday, October 27
Exhibition Opening: Saturday, January 13, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: January 13 – March 23, 2024

Juror: Mike Jabbur
 I welcome teapots made with any clay bodies, firing methods, and forming processes. My hope is an exhibition that represents the diverse range of teapots being made in contemporary ceramics.
Learn more and apply to our Calls for Entry here!
The mission of Baltimore Clayworks is to develop, sustain, and promote an artist-centered community that provides outstanding educational, residency, and collaborative programs in the ceramic arts.
Thank you to all of our artists, donors, and supporters.
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