126 W 9th, Hays, KS 67601
Imagination and color come to life at Pottery Works, a ceramics workshop where visitors create their own masterpieces by painting and decorating pottery of their own choosing create mosaic pieces, or fuse glass into decorative pieces or one of a kind jewelry. For a studio fee and the cost of your piece of pottery, you will have the opportunity to create a unique and personal work of art. The studio fee includes the use of all paints, brushes and other materials, unlimited painting time, the glazing and firing of the piece and as much help as you would like.
Over 200 different pieces of pottery are offered, including plates, mugs, picture frames, vases, teapots, piggy banks, ceramic animals, letters, add ones and mosaics. Pottery Works provides idea books, stencils, stamps, sponges and many other creative tools to assist you. In addition, glass has been added for fusing and slumping of anything from jewelry pieces to decorative serving pieces or sun catchers and nightlights.
New owner Pam Fellers reopened the store in October of 2007 and has added new varieties and styles of pottery pieces from classic to modern. She believes everyone has a creative side and looks forward to helping you find yours. Come see the new look and experience the excitement of new techniques and ideas.
Pottery Works is available for private parties such as birthdays, office parties, bridal and baby showers, field trips, family reunions and holiday celebrations. It is also available for corporate team building events. The studio can be reserved before, during or after regular business hours and accommodates over 50 guests. All ages are welcome. Custom painting is also available.
Free guided group tours are welcome with advance reservations. Visitors will see the raw pottery pieces, the design phase, glazing, firing process and finished products from start to finish.
Hours: 12:30-6pm Tuesday, 12:30-7pm Wednesday, Friday 10am–6pm Saturday
Admission: Free - studio fee plus the cost of your pottery piece. Pottery Works is ideal for a fun group tour activity and motorcoach bus groups are always welcome by making an appointment in advance.