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June Events-Come and Create YOUR Art at Muddy Waters Studio

Providing art classes, hosts art-centered birthday parties, and other private events.

May 29, 2024

Muddy Waters Studio is an art studio in Farmington MN that provides art classes, hosts art-centered birthday parties, and other private events for all ages.

You can enjoy one of their clay or painting classes with step-by-step guidance, or work on your own project at your own pace.

"Relax, have some fun, and make something."

About Muddy Waters

At Muddy Waters Studio, they focus on the process. And it can be easy to forget that part of the process of nearly everything is making a mess and making mistakes. Muddy Waters encourage mistakes. They encourage trying things you’ve never tried. They encourage imperfection and they definitely encourage laughter! 

Muddy Waters Studio is a clay and painting studio in Farmington, Minnesota that welcomes all levels of experience; whether you have been throwing on the potter’s wheel for years, or you’ve never touched a ball of clay, they are here for you! Whether you can paint like Picasso, or can’t tell the working end of a paintbrush, they are there for you! They love exploring art, trying fun & new things, and making mistakes. Art is imperfect, you get to be imperfect too. 


Open Studio - Friday & Sunday

$6 Per Person

Open studio is exactly how it sounds—it’s a time for openness and creativity to run free! Painters, potters, and creators of all skill levels are welcome to come in for unguided, open studio time. Our studio offers a bright environment that encourages fun and relaxation for adults, youth, and families.

Bring along a group of friends or family members, or come by yourself to meet other artists! Our studio is fully furnished with 3 potters’ wheels & 3 large tables with ample space to let your creativity flow freely. We focus on the process and the fun, so the goal is to come in and have a great time!

Open Studio time is $12 per hour per person. Clay must be purchased from Muddy Waters Studio. All clay materials (earthenware clay, glaze & firing) sell for $4.00 per pound of clay. Muddy Waters Studio does not permit the use of outside clay in the studio.

Various paint materials are available for purchase at Muddy Waters Studio, or you can bring in your own. You can also bring in other project materials as well.

**When you register for open studio time, you can come in ANYTIME during that session. **

** Open Studio cost depends on time and material purchased. Your $6 deposit will go towards your balance due during Open Studio time. **

Register for an Friday Open Studio HERE and a Sunday Open Studio HERE.





Clay & Cocktails

$45 Per Person / Ages 18 and up

Gather a group of friends, kick back with a drink, and make something memorable. You’ll love the experience of making art with a refreshing drink in hand.

We offer a clay handbuilding and potter’s wheel demo to get you prepared, and then you’re free to create! Make and glaze an art piece of your own to take home.

This clay class is designed for individuals with any level of experience, so don’t be shy. Participants are welcome to replicate a project we display in the studio, use our idea cards, or come up with their own projects. The sky is the limit at Muddy Waters Studio!

Participants must be 18+ to sign up for this class and 21+ to consume alcohol. Bring your favorite beverage and enjoy the fun!

All art supplies are included in the class fee, and aprons are available for use during the class. Participants will be contacted when projects have been fired & are ready for pick up— 2-3 weeks after class.

Sign up today for an unforgettable art experience. We promise you’ll love it!

Class Session
May 31, 2024 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Jun 14, 2024 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Jun 28, 2024 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Jul 12, 2024 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Jul 26, 2024 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Aug 9, 2024 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Aug 23, 2024 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Register for a Clay & CocktaiIs Class HERE.





Maker's Choice

$45 Per Person / Ages 8 and up

Come in with an idea of what you wish to make, or browse our boxes of inspiration. You will receive a ball of clay to mold into whatever your heart desires. We will cover some clay basics, give a demo on the potter’s wheel, and then set you free to create!

This class is recommended for ages 8 through adult. All supplies are included in the class fee, and aprons are available for use during class. Participants will be contacted when projects have been fired & are ready for pick up— 2-3 weeks after class.

Class Session
Jun 15, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Jun 29, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Jul 13, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Jul 27, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Aug 10, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Class Session
Aug 24, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Register for a Maker's Choice Class HERE.





Clay for Kids

$45 Per Person / Ages 6 - 12

If you’re a parent with art-loving kids, or any kids for that matter, this is the perfect class. Recommended for children ages 6-12 with minimal clay experience, the kids are welcome to replicate a project in the studio, use our idea cards, or come up with their own project.

For younger kids, it’s recommended that an adult or older kid helps them out. It’s perfect for parent-child bonding time, and you’ll love having joyful memories with your child. Experience the fun of clay creations and sign up with your kid today!

All supplies are included in the class fee, and aprons are available for use during class.  Parents will be contacted when projects have been fired & are ready for pick up— 2-3 weeks after class.

Sign up today for a great time with your child!

Class Session
May 29, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Class Session
Jun 26, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Class Session
Jul 24, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Class Session
Aug 21, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Book a Clay for Kids Class HERE.





Teen Group - Open Create

Teen Group - Open Create will provide teens with painting, drawing, and clay materials; they will be encouraged to create however and whatever they choose. All materials are covered in the class fee. For Ages 13-19.

Book Your Spot for Teen Group - Open Create Class HERE. 





Clay Play for Little Ones

$25 Per Person / Ages 2 - 6

Clay Play is the perfect opportunity for young artists to get their hands messy and have some fun! What toddler doesn’t love to get messy and hands-on?

Children ages 2-6 are welcome to come in with an adult to squish, roll, build, and create with wet clay. We warn you—there’ll be lots of mess and lots of fun! Each child will choose a premade clay project (we have sharks, dinos, kitties, and everything in between!) They’ll glaze the project and once it’s been fired, they can take home their masterpiece.

All supplies are included in the class fee, and aprons are available for use during class. Glazed pieces will need to be fired in the kiln and will be ready for pickup in 7-10 days.

Book a Clay Play for Little Ones Class HERE.





Makers Choice Clay Class

Come in with an idea of what you want to make, or browse our boxes of inspiration. You will get a ball of clay to mold into whatever your heart desires! We will cover some clay basics and give a demo on the potter’s wheel, then set you free to create.

This is a clay class designed for individuals with any amount of clay experience.

Recommended for ages 8 through adult.

All supplies are included in the class fee, and aprons are available for use during class. Participants will be contacted when projects have been fired & are ready for pickup - about 2 weeks after class.

Class Session 

6 Spots Left!

Apr 6, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Class Session

Apr 20, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Class Session

May 4, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Class Session

May 18, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Book a Makers Choice Clay Class HERE





Create on Canvas

$35 Per Person / Ages 6 - 12

Your young artist can enjoy this monthly painting experience again and again and again. Each month our project designed for children ages 6-12 will bring a new subject, new style, or new painting medium to the art table. With the patience of our experienced artist instructors, the step by step guidance provided in class ensures each child will find success in growing their artistic and creative skills. 

All supplies are included in the class fee, and aprons are available for use during class. 

Class Session
Jun 12, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Class Session
Jul 10, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Class Session
Aug 7, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Book a Create on Canvas Class HERE


Kids Parties at Muddy Waters

Let’s get together and celebrate! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, doing some team building, or getting the neighborhood kids together, we promise a fun time! Creating art is the perfect way to recognize a special occasion and bond as friends or family.

We spend 1.5-2 hours creating a specially designed clay or paint project (your choice), followed by 30-60 minutes for snacks or food, or cake and opening gifts. It’s the perfect set-up to enjoy creating with loved ones and still experience the social fun of a party.

Our $255 party fee covers up to 12 project makers, so your price doesn’t fluctuate even if the guest list does. You’re also welcome to bring in food and/or drinks. 

All supplies are included in the party fee, and aprons are available for use during class. Adults will be contacted when clay projects have been fired & are ready for pick up -  2-3 weeks after the event.

Book Your Kids Party HERE





Adult and Group Parties

Nobody is too old for an art class! Get together a group of adults for a birthday, bachelorette, work outing, or simply just a fun artistic outing together. We encourage creativity and fun here at Muddy Waters Studio, no matter the age. We provide the space, equipment & tools, and hands-on guidance. All you have to do is show up!

Adult parties, or private events, are usually booked as a 2.5-hour block, and accommodate up to 12 project makers. 

Pricing is based on the number of participants. For a clay party, for 6-7 people, pricing is $45/person. For 8-12 people, pricing is $40/person. For 1-5 people, the fee is $225. 

For a painting party, pricing for 1-6 people is $225. For 7-12 people it is $35/person.

You are welcome to bring in food and/or drinks. 

All art supplies are included in the party fee, and aprons are available for use during class. Participants will be contacted when clay projects have been fired & are ready for pickup – 2-3 weeks after the event.

A $50 deposit will be collected to hold your reservation. The deposit will go toward the remainder of your balance, which is due the day of the event.

Book your Adult and Group Parties HERE.


Party at Your Place

We will bring the party to you!

Whether its for kids, adults, or a mix of the whole family, art parties are a lot of fun for everyone!

We can bring  painting parties,  or clay parties right to your doorstep.

This option is suitable for large groups, or as an option to incorporate into a larger event. 

We will bring all art supplies required for the project, and offer step-by-step guidance for maximum artistic success! You provide tables, chairs, and water access and we’ll take care of the rest.

A $50 deposit fee will be collected to hold your reservation, as well as a $40 traveling fee. The deposit will go toward the remainder of your balance, which is due the day of the event. 

Book Your Party at Your Place HERE


Are you looking for a Gift Idea?

Give a Gift Card to Muddy Waters Studio

Nothing goes farther than the gift of creativity! Birthdays, holidays, anniversaries, or just because. Our gift cards fit the purpose!

Click HERE to purchase your gift card/s.




Muddy Waters Studio
511 Elm St., Farmington, MN 55024
(Parking is behind the building - use the alley between 5th & 6th streets)
Email
Info@muddywaters.studio
Phone
(651)333-9060

Social Media
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