Archaeologists examine ancient pottery to identify a culture’s preferred cooking methods and to determine which of its members was the World’s Greatest Dad. Make timeless memories with this Groupon.
$45 for a Two-Hour Potter’s Wheel Class for Two ($95 Value)
During the class, couples make their own pottery piece on the wheel, then apply glaze before having it kiln-fired. Every session includes instruction, use of studio tools, kiln firing, and clay to complete one project. Participants may bring their own beverages to share throughout the session. Students can opt to return to glaze their piece after firing for an additional $7. Choose from the following class dates and times, including dates the weekend before and after Valentine’s Day:
Fridays at 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.
- January 18 or 25
- February 1, 8, or 15
- March 1, 8, 15, or 22<p>
Saturdays at 10 a.m.
- January 19 or 26
- February 2, 9, or 16
- March 2, 9, 16, or 23<p>
The Mud Room
After slinging itself onto the Michigan art scene in 1996, The Mud Room has since spun into a hub of creativity for artists of all ages and artistic experience. Under the direction of the studio's in-house teachers, small groups learn to wield everything from paintbrushes to pottery wheels during four types of classes, which teach such skills as fusing colored glass tiles into kaleidoscopic works or hand-forming ceramics to recreate ancient casseroles. Customers can also stop in to paint pre-made ceramics themselves. The pieces come in various shapes and sizes, which patrons can adorn with colored glaze before handing their artwork over to the professionals to be fired and finished. The studio also offers group pottery classes for parties including girls' nights out, birthdays, and kids' celebrations. In keeping with its safety-first approach, The Mud Room features only nontoxic, lead-free products, ensuring the finished pieces are safe to use with food.
“We had a great instructor who taught us the basics and was there to help but really encouraged us to let our creativity take over. Everyone's pieces came out amazing...”
“We had a great instructor who taught us the basics and was there to help but really encouraged us to let our creativity take over. Everyone's pieces came out amazing and unique. I am excited to come back once my piece is done to paint it! ”
“I went with two girlfriends. We had a wonderful time being creative! My friend called it "preschool for grown ups". We will definitely return!”
“It was do much fun!”