The Ceramics Studio is fully equipped with three large gas kilns firing at Cone 10, two low-fire electric kilns firing at Cone 06, and a Raku kiln. More a dozen wheels line the perimeter of the studio along with two slab rollers, a spray booth, and damp room.
Studio technicians maintain scheduled bisque and glaze firings for work produced in the studio. In addition, assorted glazes are provided in the studio’s glaze room and stoneware clay is available for purchase.
Previous studio experience and closed-toe shoes are required. For more information and to purchase passes, please call the Irvine Fine Arts Center front desk at 949-724-6880.
Ceramics Open Studio (ages 18+)
Mondays: 1–6 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10 a.m.–3 p.m. & 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Fridays: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Fees (Irvine Residents & Non-Residents):
$15 for 1-use pass
$60 for 5-use pass
$110 for 10-use pass
Teen Ceramics Open Studio (ages 12-17)
Tuesdays: 4-6 p.m.
Fees (Irvine Residents & Non-Residents)
$10 for 1-use pass
$47 for 5-use pass
$89 for 10-use pass
Open Studio sessions are subject to change and are supervised by studio technicians and volunteers. First-time participants in the Teen Ceramics Studio are required to have a Participation Permission/Emergency Form and Parental Authorization Form completed before participation will be allowed.