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The Best Pottery and Clay Studios in Westchester

Kids and adults have hands-on fun with clay at the Clay Arts Center in Port Chester.                                               Photo by Chris Setter Photography @ chrissetter.com/photography.html

The Best Pottery and Clay Studios in Westchester

The best pottery and clay studios in Westchester offer kids and adults a fun atmosphere where they can be creative with clay. Hands-on fun helps kids to develop small motor skills, fosters eye-hand coordination, and builds their ability to focus and concentrate.

Clay Art Center

This non-profit organization is one of the best clay studios in Westchester. They have classes for adults, children, and families. There’s the flexibility to drop-in for a one-time class, sign up for a workshop or enroll in a class. The Center also offers summer camps, birthday parties, and private instruction.
Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. 914-937-2047. clayartcenter.com

A Maze in Pottery

One of the best clay studios in Westchester for a fun paint-your-own-pottery experience is A Maze in Pottery. You can just walk-in for a fun morning or afternoon day of play. They have an enormous selection of bisque pottery pieces just waiting to be painted. A dedicated staff is on hand to help so no experience or artistic experience is necessary.
A Maze in Pottery, 676 N. State Raod, Briarcliff Manor. 914-502-0088. amazeinpottery.com

MADE: My Art & Design Experience

No reservation required at this studio where anyone can create beautiful functional art projects. They offer pottery painting, wet clay, and pottery wheel lessons. Drop in to have fun or sign up for one of the kids or adult workshops. They also offer after-school and summer drop-off classes. Birthday parties are also popular here.
MADE: My Art & Design Experience, 118 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck. 914-341-1922.


Adult and children’s classes are offered from October through May at this studio run by potter Linda Laghi MacKenzie. A children’s summer camp program is offered in July and August.
Pottery-on-Hudson, St. Barnabas Church, 2 Revolutionary Road, Ardsley. 914-478-2762. potteryonhudson.com

Peekskill Clay Studios

This excellent pottery and sculptural clay arts facility is one of the best clay studios in Westchester. They offer a wide variety of children’s and adult pottery classes including the Kids N’ Clay beginners class, the Teen Wheel, and Sculpture class, and an Introduction to Clay Class. They also host workshops, summer camp sessions, and birthday parties.
Peekskill Clay Studios, 1000 N. Division St., Peekskill. 914-739-2529. peekskillclaystudios.com

Yonkers Pottery

This full-service pottery school offers hand-building, sculpture, and wheel throwing instructional classes for beginner to advanced students. They also offer corporate team building, craft workshops, and studio space rentals.
Yonkers Pottery, 379 McLean Ave., Yonkers. 914-316-0554. yonkerspottery.com

Psst … Clay Art Center also offers a free day of clay.