Due to the Covid-19 crisis, we are not offering classes at this time. Please stay tuned, as we may once again offer classes in the future.

Community membership has been redefined and is $225 per month. Please check the Community page for more details. 

If you are interested in joining us in the future, please take a look at our Classes and Calendar of classes pages for more information. Thank you for your interest in sfclayworks.


Registration can be done by delivering or mailing us a completed registration form along with check or money order to sfclayworks at: 2240 Palou Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124.



Class registration fee: $290. for 8 week session. Includes 25lb of studio recycled clay (if available-if unavailable, a ten dollar credit towards other clay), and up to 5 hours additional studio time a week. If needed, additional clay must be purchased from sfclayworks. Tools not included, but are available for purchase at your first class for an additional $18. Please indicate first, second, third, or forth choices, if you are flexible. Being flexible increases your chances of landing a space.

Class Description:

For beginners, we will provide an introduction to clay where you will learn a variety of hand forming techniques, and also “throwing” on a potters wheel. Continuing ceramics students will work on advanced skills that will include shaping, handles, spouts, lions, and more complex forms.

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  • All Levels Ceramics – Monday 6:30-8:30pm
  • All Levels Ceramics – Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm
  • All Levels Ceramics – Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm
  • All Levels Ceramics – Thursday 6:30-8:30pm


(Ceramic Class registrants can skip community request section)

Community membership fee: $165. per month plus materials (must be purchased from sfclayworks)

Desired start date: 1st  or  15th (circle one)           Desired Start Month:

Community members must be interviewed to determine eligibility for this option and must have a mandatory, orientation before beginning work in the studio.




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Attendance to your first class is mandatory as we will be informing everyone about how the studio space operates.

Class and community enrollment is an agreement that work is for personal use and exploration only and not for sale, self-promotion, or private or public sale.

Full refunds will be issued only if the class is cancelled. Refunds requested a week prior to the start of a class session include a $25 dollar processing fee. No refunds after the start of a session.

Any questions? Call 415 647 CLAY or email: sfclayworks@att.net