Our Facilities

(updated January 2017)

  • Electric Kilns (2 Computerized Skutt 1227s, one manual Skutt 1027 with an optional extra ring, one Skutt 1018, additional small electric manual and 2 test kilns). Max firing temperatures from cone 8 to cone 10 (1027 and small test)
  • Gas Kiln (approx 34 cu ft)
  • Soda Kiln (approx 34 cu ft)
  • Car Kiln (under construction)
  • Anagama wood kiln (approx 720 cu ft, offsite)
  • Gas fired Raku Kiln
  • Soldner clay mixer
  • Spray booth
  • Slab rollers
  • Communal studio space-- start at $105 / month
  • Semi-private studio spaces
  • Wedging tables
  • Many electric wheels, kick wheel available
  • Exhibition gallery space and sales gallery
  • Ceramics and glaze lab available to members and students (material fees apply)

Accessibility Questions? Wheelchair access Large Print Avaialble

Our classroom facilities, studio rental area, gallery, and ground level bathrooms are ADA accessible. Please contact us at 543-0509 for further accessibility questions and concerns. Please also visit our Accessibility Page for more information




Tours/Events at Clay Studio of Missoula!

Tours must be scheduled at least 1 week ahead of time. Classes, workshops, and parties must be scheduled at least 3 weeks ahead of time. Available times vary and are contingent upon staffing and time availability.

All tours are free! Tours last approximately ½ hour and can be tailored to fit any age group or area of interest.

Potential Themes:
1. All About The Clay Studio- History, Facilities, Opportunities
2. Gallery and Ceramic Art- gallery tour, facilities, resident studios
3. Clay 101- making wet to fired work

Add a wheel demo- $15 (A wheel demonstration adds up to ½ hour to the tour and must be arranged ahead of time.)

You can schedule a kids clay project in conjunction with your tour- call for details and rates (543-0509)

Kids Birthday Parties - Adult/Organization Parties

Clay Studio parties last 2 hours and focus on a hand-building project. Parties include instruction and materials. Finished projects are fired and available for pickup approximately 2-3 weeks after the event

$100 total for up to 10 people
$10 per additional participant