Philosophers have pondered for centuries, the age old question of
"What is the meaning of life?" However, we're too passionate about pottery to focus on that! If you are as interested as us, check out the rest of the site,
including our members' Gallery.
Check Out Our Kids Camp Under Classes
**Pottery Shoppe Open Every Saturday**Now 9:00 am - 1 pm (Summer Hours)**
Come see the beautiful work of some of our members!
Purchase a unique Keith Campbell ceramic piece.
*Open Studio now 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, *
Members, there will be one firing mid-month and one near the end of the month. Please have your work on the shelves. If there is not enough work for a firing it may be another 2 weeks. We aim to load, but cannot always accommodate pieces in the order that they arrived on the shelves.
If you are interested in developing your ceramic art practice or
simply want to try your hand at creating pottery for the first time,
check out our Courses in Clay.===
Click here to find out more about Potters Guild members, their work and how they came to love clay and ceramic art.
Find out more about how to join our group and where our gallery
and studio is located in beautiful downtown North Bay, Ontario.
The Ontario Arts Council
NECO Community Futures Development
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund
Ontario Seniors Secretariat
After it became clear that the ceramics course at Canadore College was terminating, a large group of local potters convened. The potters were enthusiastic to have a guild established. From that point forward a seven person board was created. Meetings were held, grants were written and locations were investigated. With the support of equipment and materials from Canadore College, donations from local potters and fund raisers supported by the community at large, the North Bay and Area Potters’ Guild was created. It took two years and much expertise from dedicated potters and community members to move this forward.
In 2014 a studio location was secured at 128 Oak Street East and a Grand Opening was celebrated in May 2015. The guild continues to provide the community with exceptional instruction and an open studio for members.
Register ONLINE for NEW classes and workshops! Spaces are limited.
*** Kids Pottery Camp: Sylvia Antinozzi ***UPDATED*****
Ages: 7 yr and up
Cost: $120.00 (includes materials)
Dates: Aug 13 - 17, from 9 am to 12 noon
Students will have learn/practice a variety of pottery techniques depending on skill level and interests. Students will have an opportunity to handbuild pieces and do some throwing on the wheel. Beginners and students who have attended a kids pottery camp previously will enjoy this camp as well.
Finished pieces can be picked up a later date after they are fired.
Students who have not picked up their pieces should do so when the Pottery Shoppe is open on Saturdays from 9 to 1
For questions about courses, email firstname.lastname@example.org===
All Members Welcome
No Pottery Talk scheduled at this time
128 Oak Street East (Guild Studio)
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At our new location at 128 Oak Street in downtown North Bay, we opened a fully-equipped ceramic studio and small shop. Below is a list of the services and equipment we offer our members and workshop participants.
KILNS - Our brand new KILN is one of the largest in the region. It is energy efficient, easy to load and very reliable. The kiln is available full-time to our Full-time members.
Pottery Wheels - We have a total of nine pottery wheels at the North Bay and Area Potters Guild studio site.
Storage Cubicles - Each member has a storage cubicle.===