5707 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
Gallery Type: Non Profit for Ceramic Arts
What We Are: Baltimore Clayworks is the region’s only cultural institution dedicated solely to the ceramic arts. Founded by nine artists in 1980, Clayworks is a mid-sized cultural 501(c)3 non-profit, attentive to its neighborhood, possessing a national and international reputation for artistic excellence, artists’ support, and community involvement. The mission of Baltimore Clayworks is to develop, sustain, and promote an artist-centered community that provides outstanding educational, artistic, and collaborative programs in the ceramic arts. Its core values are artist-centeredness, excellence, inclusivity, integrity, and joy. Learn more about our history
What We Do:
* Provide affordable studio space, equipment, and professional opportunities that encourage participation by national and international ceramic artists who produce ceramic artworks of the highest quality.
* Offer hands-on studio classes in all aspects of pottery, clay sculpture, and ceramic processes for children and adults.
Present on-site, off-site, and online exhibitions and sale of the work of local, national and international ceramic artists, in solo and group format, curated or juried by professional artists in the field.
* Develop sensitively conceived and collaboratively designed programs with artists and community organizations that bring art experiences of authenticity and meaning into the lives of at-risk children and underserved adults.
* Baltimore Clayworks is the only arts organization in Baltimore that also operates Clay for All! Centers, stand-alone community based satellite studios to reach children and adults in inner city communities.