Ottawa's Leading Pottery School

The Gloucester Pottery School was founded in 1991. We are an incorporated not-for-profit organization with a volunteer Board of Directors.

Our fully equipped teaching studio has 24 electric potters wheels, 4 electric kilns, a Bailey Gas Kiln purchased in 2011,
a pugmill, slab roller, wall extruder, and state-of-the-art cleaning facilities. The studio is also available
for practice on a membership basis.

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Upcoming Events

Check out our calendar and stay up-to-date on the upcoming events.
Mar 2 - Apr 6
Low Ratio After School Children’s Handbuilding
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Mar 3 - Apr 7
Low Ratio Adult Handbuilding Plates and Trays
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Mar 3 - Apr 7
Low Ratio Adult Wheel Level 1
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Dust Evans Gallery

The Gloucester Pottery School's Dust Evans Gallery is located on the lower level lobby of the Shenkman Arts Centre and features a new artist every 8 weeks.

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What People Are Saying

“I walked in the first day not knowing one thing about pottery and expecting this one course wouldn’t be enough to give me the bug. Now, a few weeks later and I am an addict! I LOVE IT! It gives you self-confidence, power and discipline! It’s a great wonderful way to spend your money!”Arianne Gagné

“An incredible party!”
“We rushed down this evening to get our birthday party projects as soon as we got home. They are fantastic! William can't wait to distribute them tomorrow. I can't thank you all enough for making it a wonderful experience. ”
— Heather
“The instructors were terrific.”
“You are - ALL of you - amazing! The instructors were terrific. I loved, loved the class last night and cannot believe it timed out so perfectly. ”
— Laura
“It was so relaxing!”
“The kids really seemed to enjoy the chance to try something different and my husband loved that it was so relaxing!”
— Rachel
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