The Village Potters Clay Center is a vibrant creative community dedicated to the exploration of clay.
Our gallery will be closed for the holidays from
December 24, 2023 through January 6, 2024
You can still register for classes and purchase gift certificates online during this period. Also, please feel free to email info@ thevillagepotters.com with any questions.
Our gallery will return to our regular hours:
10 AM to 5 PM each day
Sunday, January 7, 2024
The Village Potters
Visit Our Gallery
Our center includes one of Western North Carolina’s premier galleries, with four showrooms selling fine ceramic art and functional work representing our six resident potters: Caroline Renee Woolard, Judi Harwood, Julia Mann, Katie Meili Messersmith, Lori Theriault, and Sarah Wells Rolland.
We are open 7 day a week.
Hours: Monday- Sunday, 10am-5pm
*See calendar for hours during holidays
Classes & Workshops
We offer in-person classes for beginners to advanced levels in wheel, hand building, sculpture, surface design, cone 6 and cone 10 reduction firings, wood and soda firings, raku and saggar firings, and speciality classes. We also offer online classes and workshops and host both demonstrations and hands-on workshop experiences.
Visit our Education page for more information about all of our in-person and online classes/workshops.
Clay Materials & Tools
We are also a Laguna Clay distributor able to assist with all your clay needs. Please visit our Clay Company page for information about the clay, dry materials, tools and more that we offer.
We hope you will look around our website for more information and register for a class or workshop, and shop in our gallery.
The Village Potters is located at Riverview Station in Asheville’s River Arts District.
191 Lyman Street, #180
Asheville, NC 28801
Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM (Monday-Sunday)
Gallery Phone: 828-253-2424
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