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Charlotte's Largest Clay Studio

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About Clayworks

Clayworks is proud to promote a range of educational opportunities, from clay classes for our youngest students to dedicated studio spaces for professional artists. Visit us for a workshop, play with clay for just one day at a Muddy Fun event, commit to a few weeks of a beginner class, or claim your own storage shelf in our 15,000 square-foot facility.

Free Community Programs

Programs are made possible through the Arts and Science Council's Culture Blocks Program. 

Class sizes are limited. Pre-Registration is required. 

Clayworks will offer year round programming at these sites, check back for more dates.

Programs at Hickory Grove Library

5935 Hickory Grove Rd, Charlotte, NC 28215
Reserve your seat here or call 704-416-4400

  • July 27, Family Workshop (All Ages), 1:00pm - 3:00pm

  • August 6, Seniors/Adult Workshop, 10:30am - 12:00pm

  • August 7, Youth/Teen workshop, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

  • August 24, Family Workshop (All Ages), 1:00pm - 3:00pm

  • September 12, Seniors/Adults, 10:30am-12:00pm

Programs at Mallard Creek Recreation Center

2530 Johnston Oehler Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269
Reserve your seat here or call: 980-314-1121

  • August 10, Family workshop (All ages), 10:00am - 12:00pm

  • September 10, Preschool, 10:00am-11:00am

  • September 14, Family Workshop, 10:00am-12:00pm

  • September 26, Senior/Adult Workshop, 10:15am-11:45am


Programs at Grier Heights Community center

3100 Leroy St, Charlotte, NC 28205
To reserve your seat: call 980-498-1487

  • July 20, Family Workshop (All Ages), 12:00pm - 2:00pm

  • July 26, Youth/Teens Workshop, 4:45pm-6:15pm

  • August 17, Family Workshop (All Ages), 12:00pm - 2:00pm

  • August 23, Youth/Teens Workshop, 4:45pm-6:15pm

  • September 21, Family Workshop, 12:00pm-2:00pm

  • September 27, Youth/Teens Workshop, 4:45pm-6:15pm


Programs at Scaleybark Library

101 Scaleybark Rd, Charlotte NC 28209
Reserve your seat here (each person must register individually)

  • July 18, Family Workshop, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

  • August 15, Family Workshop, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

  • September 19, Family Workshop, 5:30pm-7:00pm


Programs at Independence Library

6000 Conference Drive Charlotte, NC 28212

  • August 8, Family Workshop (All Ages), 2:00pm-3:30pm

  • September 17,Youth/Teens Workshop, 2:30pm-3:30pm

Programs at Tuckaseegee Recreation Center

4820 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28208

Reserve your seat here or call 980-314-1115

  • August 3, Family Workshop (All Ages), 10:00am-12:00pm

  • September 7, Family Workshop (All Ages), 10:00am-12:00pm

We shape clay into a pot,
but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want.
— A Tao Saying