Boulder Pottery Lab

Fall Classes Open Soon Online, or Pre-Register at the Lab Now!

Visit class and camp links on the right for information and to register.


16th Annual Rocky Mountain Tea Festival July 30th & 31st

Pottery Lab Sale 2015 (44 of 57)

The Pottery Lab has been asked to participate in this year’s 16th Annual Rocky Mountain Tea Festival at the Dushanbe Teahouse. The event takes place July 30th and 31st, from 10am – 4pm, in front of the Dushanbe Teahouse. The festival will include workshops, a tea dinner, a Children’s Tea Party, an Oolong Tea Ceremony, and a small Tea Bazaar – see more here.

The Pottery Lab will have two tables at the Festival’s Tea Bazaar, which will include a pottery sale of hand-crafted teapots, tea cups, and potted herbal tea plants. There will also be pottery pieces for display, made by our instructors, adult students, and children from the youth classes. The Pottery Lab will also be making and providing sixty oolong tea cups for the Oolong Tea Ceremony at the festival. We hope to see you there, so stop by our tables or attend any of the wonderful seminars and events being offered!

Historic Fire House

The Boulder Pottery Lab, located in the historic #2 Fire Station at 1010 Aurora Ave., Boulder, CO (map), offers a wide variety of ceramic classes serving youth, teens, adults, seniors and people with disabilities.

Modern Pottery Lab
Girl Throwing

With state of the art equipment including 15 electric wheels, 2 kick wheels, 2 motorized kick wheels and a treadle wheel. Students can experience the joy of learning to make pots on the wheel while under the guidance of our well-trained and experienced staff. With 2 extruders, slab roller and workspace students can broaden their experience through hand-building and sculpture. The studio has 5 electric kilns and 4 gas kilns including a Raku kiln.

Elephant and Pot

Sunday Raku!

One day, Raku workshop for currently or recently enrolled Pottery Lab students! Sunday July 10th. Check out our Adult Workshop page for details, or click here to register!


Date Nights!

Bring a date and a bottle of wine to the Pottery Lab Date Night! Our host will get you set up and working together on the potter’s wheel for two hours of dirt and fun. Make a few pieces, we’ll glaze and fire them and give you a call when they’re ready in about two weeks. Register here for July 16th…

here for July 23rd

or check out our Adult Workshop page.


You must be registered in a class to use the Pottery Lab facility.

Studio Arts Boulder Waiver

Every class/workshop/camp participant or their parent/legal guardian is required to sign a waiver of liability.

Please PRINT, fill out, and sign the Pottery Lab waiver form
for you or your child and
bring it to the first session of your class, workshop, or camp. =>


Class Cancellations

Class cancellation policy varies by type of class. Click on the buttons at upper-right for class descriptions, online registration, and class cancellation policies.

Studio Arts Boulder Photography and Videography Consent Policy

All visitors, participants and persons, including their minor children, attending classes, workshops, sales, events or exhibitions sponsored by Studio Arts Boulder, Inc. (SAB) in or out of the Boulder Pottery Lab facility, give their permission for themselves and their children, to be photographed or videoed without compensation or prior consent unless a signed written request to opt out is received by SAB in advance of activities where photography or videography might be employed by SAB. This photography and videography is the property of SAB and will be used solely at the discretion and direction of SAB. The photographs and videos may be used for both the external and internal purposes of SAB, which include publicity, both online and in print and not for any commercial enterprise.