$35 for Two One-Hour Private Pottery-Making Classes at Firehouse Pottery ($70 Value)

East Fort Worth

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In a Nutshell

Resident clay artist teaches throwing clay pots on a wheel and glazing creations; tools, clay, glazes, and firing are included

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Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. All classes must be attended by the same person. Must be 10 or older; under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Finished items will only be held for 30-days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$35 for Two Private Pottery-Making Classes ($70 Value)

  • Taught by pottery artist-in-residence Keith Thomson
  • Throw clay pots on a potter's wheel in the first one-hour class
  • Glaze fired pieces in the second one-hour class
  • For students of all experience levels
  • Includes studio tools, clay, glaze, and firing
  • See the class schedule

Firehouse Pottery

Though you'd never guess it based on its white, soot-free façade, an unassuming bungalow in East Forth Worth has seen fire from every angle. The structure began its life in 1928 as a fire station to protect the area's growing population from faulty toaster ovens, and today it serves as a gallery and workspace for flame-taming potters.

Firehouse Pottery's community-driven studio enables local artists to create new work in classes for all age groups classes and then display their proudest pieces in exhibitions or among a rotating selection of paintings, drawings, and pottery on display.

Resident artists Keith Thomson and Garret Pendergrass create hand-made pottery and other clay artwork under tudor half timbered gables, welcoming audiences and protégés as they enter under a gabled portico held up by thick stucco columns. The intimate space also hosts events, which range from gallery exhibitions and BYOB gatherings to book signings at which only quill pens are allowed.


Tips

  • “Keith was great! Had so much fun, he's very patient, and has a great sense of humor. ”

  • “Had a great time, wife loved the outing”

  • “Kieth is an awesome, talented, and patient teacher and artist. Makes a great date!”

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    East Fort Worth

    4147 Meadowbrook Dr.

    Fort Worth, Texas 76103

    682-560-3467

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