MCP closed this Friday, Jan. 11

Due to a mandatory training MCP staff will not be present at the studio this Friday for Open Studio hours. Members may use the space as normal.


Holiday Hours

MCP will have reduced hours between Christmas and New Year’s Day as follows:
Sa 12/22 1-4pm
12/23-12/28 CLOSED
Sa 12/29 12-5pm
Su 12/30 closed
M 12/31 CLOSED
hours resume as normal thereafter

The perfect place for a meaningful gift…

There is still time to give the gift of clay this holiday season! Visit our online store to purchase Gift Cards good towards a clay class, open studio time, or a private lesson. If someone you care about is already a studio member, get them one month of membership and some materials credit (email for details if you’d prefer a set dollar amount for any studio service).

Holiday Hours:
T 12/18 12-6pm
W 12/19 12-5pm
R 12/20 closed
F 12/21 11-5pm
Sa 12/22 12-5pm (last glaze kiln unloaded)
12/23-12/28 closed
Sa 12/29 12-5pm
Su 12/30 closed
M 12/31 12-5pm
T 1/1 closed
hours resume as normal thereafter

MCP Closed Nov 21-25 for Thanksgiving

Midwest Clay Project wishes you and yours a happy Thanksgiving celebration! In order to allow all of our staff members to enjoy their holiday, we will be CLOSED Wednesday, November 21 through Sunday, November 25. We will resume normal hours Monday the 26th.

Open Studio schedule is as normal Monday 11/19 and Tuesday 11/20.
Studio Members may continue to use the studio as normal during our closure, but there will not be studio services (clay pugging, kiln work, cleaning, etc) scheduled during the closure. Please be extra diligent about cleaning up after yourself.

MCP Pop-up Holiday Sale showcasing member and instructor work will take place Friday, December 7th 5-9pm. Stop in to buy a unique holiday gift and simultaneously support your local makers!

Classes: Late Fall 2018 & Winter 2019

Our Late Fall Wheel 1 classes are filling up so we added a Thursday evening Wheel 1 class. Reserve your seat today to join in the fun this fall! For those with a bit more experience, we will repeat the POTTERY BOOT CAMP but on Saturday mornings for the Late Fall Session.

For those looking to gift an unforgettable clay experience, our Winter 2019 classes are now open for registration. Look for Nicky’s Decorating Class to work its way into the January schedule in the coming week.

Late Fall Classes Enrolling NOW

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Get to know your creative self this Fall in one of Midwest Clay Project’s dynamic classes. Get a thorough introduction to wheel-thrown pottery or refine your skills in one of our WHEEL 1-1.5 classes. Interested in developing your creativity? Develop your personal style in Nicky Ross’ DECORATING class. Or, get off the wheel and try out our Saturday morning HANDBUILDING 1 class.

NEW! Wheel Skill Building class added

Check out the Thursday evening Pottery Boot Camp addition to our Early Fall class lineup! Get ready to make A LOT of pots in this class! Class meeting will include pot-shape brainstorming sessions, throwing with intention, weekly assignments, individualized trouble-shooting, and mini-critique sessions. Our focus is on skill advancement and style development.

Build your skills and find your clay voice, join today!