South St. Louis Pottery Studio

Our Studios

SBAP is a place where pottery, clay, sewing and fashion design meets community. We are an open studio for creative and wanna-be creative kids, teens and adults in St. Louis. We are inspired by people like you who know there's more to life than homework, meetings, budgets and deadlines. Choose South Broadway Art Project as your next creative destination to take your MaKing to the next level!

Making with a mission

Lunch hour. After work. After dinner. Bring your mom, kids, friends, co-workers... At SBAP we are committed to improving the lives of Saint Louis kids, teens, adults, residents, visitors and volunteers of different neighborhoods, different jobs, identities and backgrounds. We provide affordable and free opportunities in pottery, ceramics, textile and sewing classes. By doing this we believe we can change lives and our community through art!

News & Events

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Holiday Studio & Gallery Hours

Nov 29 - Dec 15: Thurs-Fri 12-7, Sat 10-4

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This holiday gifting season buy a Gift Certificate and give a memorable creative experience...


MaKe your own gifts by Dec. 15th and we'll make sure they are ready for pick-up by Dec. 22nd. Endless ideas for Gifting.

Last Call for Pottery Pick-Up

& Holiday Shopping

Saturday Dec 22nd 10-4pm

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Be Creative. Work with your hands.

Clay Date Night

Clay Date "Wheel Throwing 101" 

Friday Nights 7-10pm / BYOB / $50

Clay Date Night in St. Louis is fun, romantic, spontaneous and a great place to celebrate! Learn the basics of Wheel Throwing and have a little fun! Clay, glaze & firing is included in class fee. You will spend 1/2 of your time learning to throw on the potters wheel and the other half of class is spent watching a demonstration, working with a partner and more. 

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Pottery Open Workshop

Thurs-Fri 12-7pm & Saturdays 10-4pm

Wheel Throwing & Hand-Building

Lunch hour, after work, after school, after dinner, bring your mom, kids, friends, neighbors and co-workers. Step-by-step instruction for all levels age 5-adult! Open Workshop gives students flexibility to drop-in or reserve studio time. Learn more about our 2, 5, 12 & 28 hour passes...

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Wheel throwing 101

There are multiple pathways to the Potter's Wheel at SBAP.  Attend a Friday Night Clay Date or BUY a 12 or 28 hour pass to Open Workshop. You can also host your own private wheel throwing workshop or event for kids or adults! Practice makes perfect and process over product has never been more fun!

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Adult Pottery Parties

Look no further for a great location for your next Birthday-Anniversary-Shower-Meeting-Luncheon or Kids Birthday Party, occasions for creating are endless. We offer two and three hour event options for hand-building and wheel throwing, Tuesdays thru Sundays​. SBAP provides a totally unique experience you won't find anywhere else in all of St. Louis! A portion of the proceeds from every event benefits the scholarship program for Teen Apprenticeships...

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Kids Pottery Parties

Sit back, relax and let us do all the  creative work for your kids next birthday party!  We provide the most creative options for kids parties in St. Louis. Birthday Partiers will love getting their hands messy making their very own custom designed mug, pottery or sculpture as well as opportunities to paint their own pottery. Feel free to bring pizza, snacks, treats or cake. SBAP provides lemonade, plates, cups, napkins, utensils. Let us make your next birthday party the most memorable yet!

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tap teen apprenticeships

TAP Teen Apprenticeships are a scholarship program for 6th-12th grade. Students engage with a working artist that provides a diverse repertoire of skills to add to their future high school, college and work submissions. Apprenticeships are offered for Pottery and Fashion Design. 

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Holiday Hours

Pottery Open Workshop 

Nov 29th - Dec 15th

Thurs - Fri 12-7, Sat 10-4

SBAP Gallery

Nov 29th - Dec 15

Thurs-Fri 12-7, Sat 10-4

Sat Dec 22 10-4 

2019 Calendar

Jan 11-March 16

April 4-May 18

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This holiday gifting season buy a Gift Certificate and give a memorable creative experience... Purchase online or at the Studio & Gallery. We will email you a pdf "Gift Certificate Artwork" to print and fill out as you wish! We email certificate art-work within 24-48 hours and during the holidays we try to get it to you within just a few hours! Certificate Art-work will be emailed until 10am on December 24th and will resume on December 26th.

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Our Creative Team

We love creatives who believe in making things by hand and don't mind getting messy or dirty. You need a place to get away from it all. Start an Etsy shop. Make your own mug or dinnerware set, or work on your portfolio. Even if you have never touched clay or a sewing machine before you can find your path here. All of our staff and instructors are highly skilled, experienced and qualified to help you on your MaK-ing journey...