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Pottery 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 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!

Starting at just $69/Person!

We can accommodate groups up to 75. Catering options available for additional fee.

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

Or email: info@claybythebaysf.com 

 What?

An instructor-led clay making experience that you'll never forget. We support groups up to 75, guiding you through the process of pottery-making with 1 & 2-hour events. Pottery made during the class gets fired and glazed for you as a souvenir 4-6 weeks later!

  • 1 & 2-hour events. See packages below!
  • Catering and BYOB options available

When?

  • Monday-Friday
  • Starting time between 10am and 4pm.

    How?

      1 Hour Wheelthrowing Event: $69/Person

      Get messy and try your hand at the potter's wheel! Groups will learn to center, open, and shape a small bowl or dish on the pottery wheel. This is a great opportunity for everyone to try something challenging and messy as a team!

      • Our staff will finish and glaze 1 piece per person
      • Souvenir creations available for pickup after 4-6 weeks
      • Add catering for +$35/ person and get ½ hour additional use of the studio

      • Groups are welcome to BYOB

      1.5 Hour Wheel Throwing Event: $105/Person

      Take a break from the computer screen and bring your team in to try something totally new!  Get your hands muddy learning the meditative, therapeutic art of wheel-throwing. Groups will be led through the process of creating a small bowl or cup on the potter’s wheel.  Each person gets their own wheel and at least two balls of clay to experiment with! Comes with hot sandwiches and bakery items.

      • Our staff will finish and glaze 1 piece per person
      • Souvenir creations available for pickup after 4-6 weeks
      • Enjoy a variety of hot sandwiches and bakery items
      • Groups are welcome to BYOB

      2-Hour Wheel Throwing & Hand Building Event: $85/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!

      • Our staff will finish and glaze 2 pieces per person
      • Souvenir creations available for pickup after 4-6 weeks
      • Add catering for +$35/ person and get ½ hour additional use of the studio

      • Groups are welcome to BYOB

      Cups & Bowls & Munchies, oh my! - 2.5 hr Team Building Event: $120/Person

      Our all-inclusive pottery and munchies experience! Enjoy a variety of hot sandwiches, bakery goods and coffee with a tour of our studio space where resident artists have handmade pieces on display. As a team, get messy on the potter’s wheel with a demo and group instruction on creating a small bowl or tray, then work on building a decorated cup or pencil holder with step-by-step demo instructions.

      • We will finish and glaze 2 pieces per person
      • Souvenir creations available for pickup after 4-6 weeks
      • Enjoy a variety of grilled sandwiches, cheese & charcuterie, and bakery items with an extra 1/2 hour private use of the studio!

      • Groups are welcome to BYOB