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Living together in the community through the arts

Since its founding in 1953, Allens Lane Art Center has been a cornerstone of the Mt. Airy community by bringing the residents together to participate in and enjoy the arts.  Whether its art classes for children or adults, amazing art exhibitions or cutting edge plays on the mainstage, there is something for everyone at Allens Lane.

601 West Allens Lane ~ Philadelphia, PA 19119 ~ p: 215.248.0546


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Instructor: Janice Strawder
$35.00 per person
All Art Materials and Tools included
Pre-Registration is required at least three days prior

Bring a friend, a date, or come make new friends. Discover your hidden talents or renew your creative flair. Our master instructor will present an introductory lesson in her chosen medium for you to try your hand at. Bring an apron or dress accordingly. Clay and tools will be provided. Beverage andlight snacks included - Clay Dates are BYOB. Works will be available for you to pick up or mailed to you for an additional $10 fee (payable during the event).

Private Clay Date parties for groups of 8 or more are available. Please inquire at to schedule times and dates.


Create beautiful plant pockets to dress up your garden walls.
May 12, 2017

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Put yourself in the driver’s seat and take a spin on the potter’s wheel. Learn basic techniques of pottery making on the wheel including centering, pulling, and soft alterations of the clay. Enjoy a demonstration on trimming and learn about the glazing and firing process.
June 9, 2017

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Create a pouring vessel for your favorite imbibement!  Tall, skinny, short, round…. Lots of options to grace your creations!
July 14, 2017

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Sink your fingers into a lump of clay and let the magic begin! Create a personalized mug, tumbler, or tea bowl, using slabs of clay and texture tools. Your creations will be kiln fired and glazed with a glaze of your choice.
August 11, 2017

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Clay Dates

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Clay Dates