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Claymakers

4.9

705 Foster St
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 530-8355
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Photo of Xixi Yi Xixi Yi
Apr 19, 2019 5

Cool community space for those interested in clay. Offers classes for all skill sets, in different methods of working with clay, and also offer open studio time for those who wants to do their own thing. Really supportive community.

Photo of Christine Dickerson Christine Dickerson
Apr 5, 2019 5

A great escape where one can practice or learn to make pottery. All the tools you need and teachers too. A wonderful experience for the newbie to the art of ceramics or a great studio space for the experienced.

Photo of Sophie McMillian Sophie McMillian
Jan 26, 2019 5

Great studio! Wonderful working space, knowledgable and friendly teachers. They also have a small clay supplies section... reasonably priced and stocked pretty well!

Photo of M H M H
Apr 24, 2019 5

Interesting classes, friendly supportive community, knowledgeable staff

Photo of Steven Wilson Steven Wilson
Mar 16, 2019 5

A wonderful community of artists and students.

Photo of Maria Justice Maria Justice
Jun 22, 2019 4

Great place to take classes. Some of the folks there can be rude to newcomers, in that regard, DAC clay studio has friendlier people.

Photo of Brock Sliter Brock Sliter
Nov 25, 2019 5

Would recommend to people of any skill level. I'm terrible at pottery but have always had fun in their classes thanks to the instructors and fellow classmates.

Photo of Chris Sherman Chris Sherman
Feb 9, 2020 5

I take classes here and have for many years. Claymakers has a very large selection of clay and glazes (reduction and oxidation). They have 3 electric kilns, a gas kiln, a soda kiln, and a couple of raku kilns. There is a store with a wide selection of tools and underglaze, and of course, pottery. And of course, a gallery which is constantly mixing things up. The classes teach from raw beginner to all kinds of advanced classes, thrown and hand-built. There is a lot of open studio time to practice what you’ve learned. The instructors are great and the students friendly and having fun. If you’re interested in clay arts at all, come by and have a look.

Photo of Ingrid Morris Ingrid Morris
Feb 1, 2020 5

Lovely studio, friendly staff and a nice community

Photo of Blake Walker Blake Walker
Feb 25, 2020 5

A special thanks to Mack for the incredible management of the office, general community culture and helpful website. A very positive environment and encouraging group. Mack offers great coaching and instruction. Definitely a. Judgement free space. A beautiful gallery upfront with strong rotating collections on reasonable offer. A lot of talent showcased here. Durham needs a whole lot more of this energy and initiative in order to grow forward into the 21st Century.