Raku Party

If you are looking for more fun, interactive experience at the pottery please see our Tile Glazing Workshop dates

Price: $85 per person

Raku Party 2024 Date: Saturday, October 12 2024 starting at 10am

How to Sign Up: Choose a time slot section that works best for you! Enter your desired quantity and run through the rest of our website checkout process!

What to Expect: All steps will be guided by a Pewabic Education Staff Member

Arrival and Vessel Choice: Walk through the front gate and into the courtyard to meet with your section, there will be 15 people per section. Once everyone in your section has arrived, (please arrive on time, we have a schedule to maintain!) you will select a vessel and then head upstairs into our studio.

Glazing: Here you will be instructed on how to glaze your pot by a Pewabic Education Staff member. You’ll have about 45 minutes to do so.

Drying: Then your section’s pots will be placed in a warming kiln for about 45 minutes then off to the Outdoor Raku Kiln Pad it goes!

Firing: Once we’ve loaded all of your section’s pots into the Raku Kiln it will fire for about 45 minutes, then it will be pulled from the hot kiln and sent through the Western Raku process for your viewing pleasure!

Cooling: After letting the pot sit and cool for about 15 minutes, it will be ready for its new home! 

What to do while I wait: While you wait for your pot to dry, fire, and cool you can explore our retail space or venture to our historic museum upstairs. Feel free to bring a snack or a tasty beverage to sip in our courtyard!

Pewabic will not issue a cash refund within 72 hours of the event. Pewabic Education Studio is under no obligation to reschedule events that are canceled upon the closure of the facility due to inclement weather, power outages, or Covid shut down, –in these cases, a refund will be issued. Please contact the onsite education manager at lmccoy@pewabic.org with any questions.