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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

  • October 22, Seniors/Adults, 10:30am-12:00pm

  • November 2, Family Workshop (All Ages), 1:00pm - 3:00pm

  • November 5, Seniors/Adults, 10:30am-12:00pm

  • December 3, Seniors/Adults, 10:30am-12:00pm

  • December 28, Family Workshop (All Ages), 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Programs at Mallard Creek Recreation Center

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

  • October 24, Senior/Adult Workshop, 10:15am-11:45am

  • November 9, Family workshop (All ages), 10:00am - 12:00pm

  • November 12, Preschool, 10:00am-11:00am

  • November 21, Senior/Adult Workshop, 10:15am-11:45am

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

  • December 14, Family workshop (All ages), 10:00am - 12:00pm

  • December 19, 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

  • October 19, Family Workshop, 12:00pm-2:00pm

  • October 25, Youth/Teens Workshop, 4:45pm-6:15pm

  • November 16, Family Workshop, 12:00pm-2:00pm

  • November 22, Youth/Teens Workshop, 4:45pm-6:15pm

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

  • December 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)

  • October 17, Adults/Seniors, 5:30pm-7:00pm

  • November 21, Teens, 5:30pm-7:00pm


Programs at Independence Library

6000 Conference Drive Charlotte, NC 28212

To reserve your seat, call: (704) 416-4800

  • October 15, Youth/Teens Workshop, 2:30pm-3:30pm

  • November 18, K-5 Workshop, 5:00pm-6:30pm

  • November 19, Youth/Teens Workshop, 2:30pm-3:30pm

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

  • December 30, Family Workshop (5+), 3:00pm-4:30pm

Programs at Tuckaseegee Recreation Center

4820 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28208

Reserve your seat here or call 980-314-1115

  • October 19, Family Workshop (All Ages), 10:30am-12:30pm

  • November 23, Family Workshop (All Ages), 10:30am-12:30pm

  • December 14, Family Workshop (All Ages), 10:30am-12:30pm

Programs at Mint Hill Library

6840 Matthews - Mint Hill Rd, Mint Hill, NC 28227

To reserve your seat call 704-416-5200

  • November 20, Family Workshop (All Ages), 6:00pm-7:30pm

  • December 21, Family Workshop (All Ages), 2:00pm-4:00pm

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