Open Studio is an independent study program designed to give students extra time to practice ideas. Students must have taken at least one cycle of the Resident Artist Series or completed 4 Art by Appointments before registering for Open Studio. Clay cost is $30 a bag, which includes glazing and firing. Must be a Bascom member to participate.

Open Studio Hours

  • Monday - Saturday; 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday; Noon – 5pm

Options & Fees

Open Studio Monthly Bundle: $250/month
Includes: 1 Resident Artist Class, Open Studio, and one 25 lb bag of clay $250 per month

Open Studio Annual Bundle: $1320/year
Includes: Half-price private class; half-price for Resident Artist Series; invitation to Friday night opening for Three Potters Symposium; work made at home can be fired in the studio kilns; option to participate in annual pottery shows

Other Open Studio Options:

  • 8 Days/Month: $110
  • 7 Consecutive Days: $95
  • 1 Month/31 Days: $175
  • 3 Months/92 Days: $440
  • 6 Months/183 Days: $825
  • 1 Year/365 Days: $1320*
  • Weekend Option for 1 Year: $750


For more information on how to join the Open Studio program, please contact Frank Vickery at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..