Thank you for considering Walls of Clay, we would be thrilled to host an off-site event at your location.
Walls of Clay has been in downtown McKinney since 2001 and has worked with hundreds of groups over the years. We are not a franchise but rather family owned business and can work with your group to tailor a field trip to fit most needs.
Please find below some information to help you in making your decision. And if you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us at 972.547.4472 and ask for Jenn (owner).
What can we do at our location?
We have a variety of affordable pottery projects starting at $12 per painter.
What is the cost per child?
Pricing is dependent upon the project you choose. Prices do not include sales tax. If your organization is tax-exempt, we must have a tax-exempt form on file before the end of your event or you will be charged sales tax with no refunds. In addition to the cost of the project itself, a travel fee for locations outside of McKinney and it’s bordering cities will be added.
Pottery: 6” Tile – $12 per painter
A great blank “canvas” to paint freestyle or you can opt for an instructive led design such as pointillism, paper masking, paper painting, etc.
Pottery: Mug 12oz – $14 per painter
A great blank “canvas” to paint freestyle or you can opt for an instructive led design such as handprints & finger painting (super fun) or theme inspired such as our donut mugs – choose your “flavor”. Mugs can be used for beverages, planter or pencil/pen holder. All pieces are food safe after they are kiln-fired – so fun AND functional.
Pottery: Ice Cream Bowl ~ $14 per painter
Bubbles are always fun and used to create this cool design on an ice cream bowl. Painters can pick their “flavor”; strawberry, mint chocolate chip or blue ice. Or you can choose our sweet summer watermelon theme. All pieces are food safe after they are kiln-fired – so fun AND functional.
Pottery: Salad Plate – $16 per painter
A great blank “canvas” to paint freestyle or you can opt for an instructive led design such as handprints & finger painting (super fun). All pieces are food safe after they are kiln-fired – so fun AND functional.
Pottery: Custom – $TBD per painter
Have something special in mind, a specific camp theme? Let us know and we can tailor the project to meet your needs. We have animal figurines, boxes, banks and more.
What is the minimum number of painters required?
The minimum number required for off-site events is 20. Your organization is financially responsible for meeting the minimum number of 20 regardless of their attendance.
How much time is needed to complete the project?
Typically, we need 45 minutes per group. This can vary, depending on age and the particular project.
How many kids can your studio accommodate at a time?
As many as you have, the more the merrier!
When will our projects be ready?
All of our projects are kiln-fired and will be ready for pick up in 7 – 14 days, depending on time of year. You will be given instructions at the end of your session regarding pick-up.
What do I need to provide for your onsite visit?
Our team will need tables and chairs for the children to create at and access to water (sink) to clean brushes. Our pottery paints (glazes) are water | washer friendly and wipe off of tables, chairs, floors, clothes, etc.
What days can I plan a field trip to my location?
We are available 7 days a week – you let us know what works best with your schedule.
What is required to reserve a date and time?
A non-refundable deposit per date is required, we cannot hold a date without a deposit. PLEASE NOTE: All deposits WILL BE APPLIED TOWARDS YOUR FINAL BALANCE, THE DAY OF THE EVENT, PROVIDING THE MINIMUM NUMBER IN ATTENDANCE IS MET. Deposits are non-refundable. However, if you are unable to attend the date reserved and notify us at least 72 hours in advance, we will gladly work with you to reschedule one time with no penalty. No shows will not be refunded or credited.
How much is the non-refundable deposit per date?
$ 50; groups up to 12
$150; groups 13 – 50
$200; groups 50 – 75
$250; groups 76 – 150
When is the balance due and how do I pay the final balance?
The balance is due at the end of your event when we tally up the total number of kids in attendance. We accept cash and all major credit cards. Checks are NOT accepted for final payment.