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Artists, Galleries or Schools offering Open Studio, Open Workshop or Bench Time

The artists and schools on this page offer open studio, open workshop or bench time. For a fee, you can use their facilities and resources to make your own pieces. Some have drop-in days, others require you to book. Check directly with the artist. All links open in a new window.

UK

Bezeal - Cardiff

Silver clay beginners classes, PMC and Art Clay classes, metal clay taster sessions, fingerprint jewellery classes, artworks in silver classes, metal clay project classes, wireworking classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Bluebell Design Studio - Crossgates, Fife

Introduction to silver metal clay classes, intermediate level silver metal clay classes. They also run a number of workshops including ring making, charm making and adding colour to metal clay, champleve enamel on silver clay classes. Classes also run at the at The Bead Shop Scotland’s premises in Edinbugh and Haddington. They sell the cheapest PMC in the UK from their online shop which stocks all types of PMC including PMC Pro and PMC Sterling. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Craftworx - Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire

Introduction to metal clay classes, PMC and Art Clay, baby fingerprint classes, ring making classes, stone setting classes, advanced stone setting classes, ceramics and silver clay classes, glass and silver classes. Art Clay Level 1 and 2 Certification and a programme of masterclasses. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Grace and Firefly - West and Central London

Beginners metal clay classes, metal clay paper classes, silver charm classes, metal clay taster classes, fused glass jewellery classes. Private metal clay tuition. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Green River Studio - Reading, Berkshire

Inroduction to silver metal clay classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Linnaeu Silver - Haslemere, Surrey

Introduction to silver metal clay, PMC and Art Clay classes, intermediate silver metal clay classes, bronze clay classes, copper clay classes, fused glass classes, day and evening classes available. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

London Metal Clay - Harrow, Middlesex

Introduction to silver clay, PMC and Art Clay classes, silver clay jewellery classes, silver clay and beading classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Metal Clay Scotland - Dundee

Introduction to silver metal clay, PMC and Art Clay classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Revontulet - Swansea

Introduction to metal clay classes, introduction to bronze and copper clay classes, introduction to lampwork bead making classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Silver with Lesley - Chichester, West Sussex

Introductory and improvers silver metal clay classes, Art Clay and PMC, Art Clay Certification Level 1 and 2 and Bronze clay classes. Lesley also offers project based metal clay classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

The Silvery Place - Chittlehampton, Devon

Introduction to silver metal clay, PMC and Art Clay, taster sessions in metal clay. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

USA

Adornment Gallery - Baltimore, MD

Adornment offers a comfortable and affordable alternative to setting up a metal studio
in your home. You can rent the whole studio or just a bench.

Art Clay Studio, Carol A Babineau - Nashua, NH

Carol offers Open Studio twice a month (most months). Please contact her ahead of time to book.

Benches on Division - Chicago, IL

Metal work classes. Benches on Division also serves skilled artisans who wish to gain access to high quality tools and equipment not convenient for the home studio. Benches provides members with large 48” butcher block work benches equipped with individual flex shafts. We offer unrestricted access to a complete inventory of tools and equipment needed for the experienced metalsmith to execute sophisticated work and accommodate advanced working techniques.

Connie Bennett - Stedman, NC

Open lab pdf for Connie Bennett's studio. Work Independently or with an instructor.

Genevieve Flynn - Kansas City, MO

Silver smithing, visiting artist classes, and bench time offered.

Lis-el Crowley - Windsor, CT

Lis-el Crowley offers bench time at her studio for $5 per hour or $25 per month. Lis-el says, "People use my studio and tools and can fire in my kiln. I have hundreds of textures and a great variety of tools that people can experiment with."

Metalwerx - Waltham, MA

Students must have basic jewelry making skills and feel comfortable with a torch to sign up for studio time. This is a time for you to work independently and use the Metalwerx tools.

Sarah Triton Studio - Sarasota, FL

Contact Sarah to arrange open studio time.

International

Metal Clay Ireland - Tipperary, Ireland

Introduction to metal clay classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Metal Clay Studios - Germany and Europe

Metal Clay Artist Ingrid Wild - Supplier of PMC, BRONZclay, COPPRclay, Hadar's Clay, metal clay related tools and supplies, specialist in textures, kiln firing service for all clays, monthly studio sessions  - located in Munich, Germany, shipping to everywhere in Europe. German language site which can also be viewed in English.

Susan D Design - Hamburg, Germany

Introduction to silver metal clay classes, PMC and Art Clay classes, copper clay classes and some more advanced metal clay classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Sussex Jewellery School - Eastbourne

Beginners silver clay classes, Art Clay and PMC, polymer clay and metal clay classes, beginning in silver classes, enamelling on fine silver classes, fingerprint jewellery classes, wax carving for casting, gold on silver classes, Art Clay Level 1 and 2 Certification classes with Julia Rai. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Touchmark Studios - Chew Magna, Bristol

Precious Metal Clay PMC beginners and advanced training, enamelling classes, silverwork and metal work classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Treeroot Studio - Inverness, Scotland

Beginners silver metal clay, PMC and Art Clay classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Vienna Expressions Studio - Vienna, Austria

Introduction to silver metal clay, PMC and Art Clay classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.