A silent, online and live auction fundraiser to help sustain the Clay Studio of Missoula’s facilities and programs. Potsketch features drawings generously donated from local, national, and international  artists, centerpieces by regional artists, and a live auction of incredible ceramic art works.

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A fundraiser to help sustain the Clay Studio of Missoula’s facilities and programs. Potsketch features drawings generously donated from local, national, and international artists, and an assortment of incredible ceramic art works.


Reception: Friday, April 2, 5-8pm

Works can be viewed in our gallery April 2-23. Gallery hours: M-F 12-5pm, Saturday 12-3pm


Bidding will open on April 2 and continue through April 24

all bidding will close Saturday, April 24 at 8pm MDT

Link to Potsketch 2021 Auction Site: https://potsketch2021.givesmart.com

Auction works can be viewed and bid on starting April 2.

Bidding for all Potsketches begins at $50. Bidding for Ceramic Auction Works and Petite Vessels to begin at half estimated retail value. Buy It Now option available on Petite Vessels (items 300-322)

All bidding may be done from any mobile device, tablet, or computer.

Registration will be open prior to the event. There is no fee to register.

If you need assistance with registering please contact us!

Live Virtual Closing Event: Saturday, April 24, 6-7pm

Access Through Our Potsketch 2021 Auction Site https://potsketch2021.givesmart.com

Our virtual event will be approximately one hour long, and include welcoming remarks from Clay Studio staff, an introduction to our resident artists who will talk about all ceramic auction works and their favorite Potsketch pieces! Join us in raising a toast and a closing virtual paddle raise to help raise much needed funds for our studio operations.

Bountiful Potsketch Appetizer Trays

A delightful assortment of delicious appetizers created by Marianne Forrest to enjoy while tuning in to the Potsketch Live Stream Closing Event on Saturday, April 24.


$44 per tray. Feeds 2-3 people. Order additional trays for larger groups


Appetizer Trays contain a generous assortment of the following treats:

Steamed Asparagus with Spicy Green Sauce, Kalamata and Green Olives, Pickled Carrots and Cucumbers, Three Cheeses, Toasted Almonds, Shortbread Lemon Bars, and Ganache Filled Dates!


Trays must be pre-ordered through The Clay Studio of Missoula

Please place your orders no later than 5pm on Thursday, April 22.

Interested in placing an order in person or by phone? Please contact us during office hours (M-F 12-5pm)


Your tray will be ready to pick up at the Clay Studio of Missoula on Saturday, April 24.

Please pick up between 4-5pm.

Light, brisk and slightly effervescent wines also available to order from Marianne with appetizer tray purchase

These go great with appetizers!

Tintero Bianco or Tintero Rosato – $14 per bottle

Become An Event Sponsor

Interested in becoming an event sponsor for Potsketch 2021?

Please contact us!

Download Sponsorship Packet Here!

1106 Hawthorne St.

Missoula, MT 59802



Public Hours: M-F 12-5pm, Saturdays 12-3pm

By appointment M-F 10am-12pm
(must schedule appt at least 24 hr in advance)

We will be closed Saturday, April 24 for our Potsketch Fundraiser

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