Team Building & Private Events

Clay By The Bay is a Ceramic Arts School and Studio in Nob Hill.  Unwind and get your creativity flowing, in a beautiful studio, full of bustling artists hard at work. Invite your team or group out of the office/house for a 1-2 hour, hands on, clay-workshop! Put those phones down, take a break from the daily grind, and get your hands dirty!


We can accommodate groups up to 25. 

Call today to reserve your slot: (415) 416-6475

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An instructor-led clay making experience that you'll never forget. We support groups up to 25, guiding you through the process of pottery-making with 2-hour events. Pottery made during the class gets fired and glazed for you as a souvenir 4-6 weeks later!

  • 2-hour events. See packages below!


  • Monday - Friday between 1pm and 6:30pm
  • Starting times can flex to fit your schedule!
  • Contact us to reserve time with us


        2-Hour Wheel Throwing and Hand Building Events: $135/person

        Our combo event includes creating two projects! The first project: a hand-built cup or pencil holder! Using texture tools to enhance the surface of your piece, you'll learn to assemble a tall, functional cylinder. The second part of the class is a lesson on the pottery wheel. Bond with your team while getting dirty and trying something new!

        • 2 hours of hands-on pottery instruction
        • Make two projects: 1 functional cup/pencil holder with customized textured surface, and 1 wheel-thrown cup, bowl, or dish.
        • Choose up to 2 of your creations to be glazed and finished to be picked up as souvenirs after 4-6 weeks
        • All materials, clay, and aprons provided.
        • BYOB-friendly
        • Tour of our studio space & pottery collection where students and resident artists create!

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