As Philadelphia's only nonprofit solely dedicated to the education and promotion of the ceramic arts, and as one of the world's leading institutions in the field, The Clay Studio offers a unique venue for arts enthusiasts.
Founded in 1974, The Clay Studio supports the ceramic arts through its artist residencies, gallery, studio space, and school, educational & outreach programs. The programs of the Clay Studio reflect the dual character of the organization: as a community centered institution involved with the life of the city and region, and as a national and international focal point for ceramic arts. Because The Clay Studio, believes in promoting broad access to the ceramic arts, programs are geared to all levels of interest and proficiency.
The Clay Studio is one of the best centers for the support of artists and the creation of art in the country. As a dynamic urban artistic community, The Clay Studio hosts four distinct residency programs at its Old City Philadelphia location, providing studio space for up to 55 artists.