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Acrylics & Drawing classes are back this summer

This summer Studio 550 Art Center is excited to welcome a new teacher to offer acrylic painting and drawing to the class line up. Phoebe-Agnès Mills is a figurative and portrait painter who grew up in rural Tennessee. Having earned a Bachelors in Philosophy and Art from the University of the South, she has also […]

School Vacation Art & Clay Camps 

Clay + Kids = Creativity and Laughter Studio 550 is offering art & clay camps that are sure to get kids creating and laughing during the Spring & Summer school vacations. Each of these week-long camps run from 2:30PM-5PM in the afternoon.     The studio staff has over 20 cumulative years of experience working with […]

Spring Cleaning Sale!

Stop in during open hours March 27-April 1 for great pottery deals! 12-8PM, closed Sunday and Wednesday. Support local makers and local causes at the same time. Most items will be $25 and under. Studio Member Pottery! Get the good stuff for a good price! Old designs, small blemishes, and also some perfectly good pots […]

Spring Session is coming soon

Wow. We are already half-way through the winter session. Spring Session starts April 3rd. Many evening pottery classes are already full, but you can email us to be added to the waitlist, as changes certainly do happen. The Summer session begins June 19th, and the classes for that open up about 3 months before the […]

Handmade Holiday Market

December 19-23 (Monday-Friday) from 12-8PM each day (closed Wednesday) we are hosting a Handmade Holiday Market! There will be pottery and glass art made by studio members and staff!   Find handmade mugs, bowls, ornaments, and serving ware for your centerpiece entrees and appetizers! This will be a great place to find last-minute gifts, pottery for […]

Make Handmade gifts for the holidays!

What: Make gifts for as many people on your holiday list as possible! To get you started, we are hosting a buffet of drop-in workshops! When: Small Business Saturday, November 26, 2022, 11-6PM. Price:  $15 to $35 each, and each allows plenty of space for customization and creativity Age: With adult assistance, all ages are welcome […]

Mini-Mural Monster Search

Find mini-monster murals in downtown between August 29th to Sept 16th. After the clay monster hunt on August 27th, the fun continues! During those two weeks, nine businesses will be hosting a mini-monster mural. Find all monster murals and be entered into a drawing for a gift card from one of the participating businesses. No […]

Monster Hunt 2022 – with a twist

Find one. Keep one. Discover Downtown & win prizes from small businesses. For the 10th year, Studio 550 is again making 100 unique red clay monsters and releasing them downtown. We hope that by bringing art to the streets, we can encourage people to slow down and find joy in walking their city in search of […]

Summer Programming!

Youth camps, 2-D skills workshop series, adult classes, and a Monster Hunt… it is going to be a packed summer! Check out dates for youth art enrichment camps for 9+ here. Build your skills in sketching, or explore illustration and watercolors in a series of 3 workshops. Sign up for a a clay wheel throwing […]

Benefit Spring Cleaning Sale!

Discount pottery all for a good cause! Sale is live during normal studio open hours from March 28-April 2nd.  Closed Sunday and Wednesday. Open 12-8pm. Stop in for early Mother’s Day gifts, you gifts, or just to support a good cause and some local makers.   Pottery for a Purpose:  Community-made Mugs & Bowls at […]