Ceramics Open Studio

Ceramics Open Studio

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 than 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+)

Studio hours:
Mondays: 1–6 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Thursdays: 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)

This program is for teens with ceramic experience who are interested in working independently with equipment and clay in an open space. Art supplies are provided. Closed-toe shoes required.

Participants are required to have a Participation Permission/Emergency Form and Parental Authorization Release Form completed before participation is allowed.

Studio hours:
Thursdays: 4–6 p.m.
April 16–May 28

Fees:  (Irvine Residents & Non-Residents):
$10 for 1-use pass             

Please note:
Open Studio sessions are subject to change and are supervised by studio technicians and volunteers. 

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Register for classes online at yourivine.org.