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© 2017 by Black Cat Pottery

Pottery Workshops

Pottery workshops are project-focused, meet two or three times (depending on the project), are designed to introduce and refine basic hand-building techniques and are suitable for everyone from the novice to the experienced potter.  Most workshops are scheduled on-demand and require at least eight participants. We also offer parent/child workshops; contact us for more information.

All workshops are  held at 3903 Grayton St., Detroit, MI 48224.

Workshops Below Are Available Upon Request
Contact Cheryl to Discuss

Hypertufa Planter Workshop

Make a one-of-a-kind planter for your home or garden!


Bring your own mold to create your very own unique weatherproof garden planter. Using a mixture of Portland cement, peat moss, perlite and vermiculite, Chris Hopp of Farmbrook Designs — maker of hypertufa planters, lanterns and fountains — will guide you through the fabrication process and provide tips for finishing your creation at home. All ingredients supplied.


$40 to make one planter.

Bird and Bug Box Workshop

Design your own unique natural work of art to enjoy inside to share with the wildlife outdoors.


Learn how you can help our native birds and bugs by providing critical habitat and make your very own unique Bird and Bug Box — suitable for indoor or outdoor display — using foraged materials, including locally-sourced birch limbs, seedpods from native tree species and organic nesting materials.


$25 to make one box.

Current Scheduled Workshops

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