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thrown elements pottery

260 n. evergreen ave.

arlington heights, il 60004


phone: 847.818.1313

hours of operation

mon .-sat.: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

sun.: 12-6 p.m.


Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce


a young potter

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Thrown Elements Potery

thrown elements pottery

... believes that creative expression is a source of self-knowledge, healing and joy. It is our mission to provide a comfortable, fun and inspiring environment in which people of all ages and abilities may enjoy creating, learning and growing.


Take one of our 8-week classes to learn specific hand-building or wheel-throwing techniques. Classes for kids, teens, and adults are offered. Begining, Intermediate / Advanced classes and private or semi-private lessons are also availible.


We'll host your special event from kids’ birthday parties to bachelorette parties and many other special celebrations. Or use our space for corporate outings, team building activities, and groups.

drop ins

Stop by and paint your own pottery. Choose from our selection of pre-fired (bisque) pieces ranging from functional dinnerware to decorative sculpture. Then make it your own by painting it in-store or at home.

mudpies storytime

Join us for parent & child storytime with a themed clay project. You & your child create a clay project and paint it too! Designed for 3-6 year olds with an adult helper. Held the first Friday of each month 10:30 am - noon. Please register in advance online (see link in the "What's Happening" section, to the right). Just $18 per child.

clay camps

These fun camps for kids let your child experiment with clay, respond creatively and intuitively to situations, and get a little messy in the process. (Look for links in the "What's Happening" section, to the right for Spring break camps) 2015 summer camps dates: Mondays-Thursdays, June 15 - Aug 26. Details coming soon!

field trips

Looking for a creative outlet? Want a field trip without the hassle and cost of travel? Need ideas for one-of-a-kind take-home items that are affordable, functional and memorable? Come to our studio, or let us bring the field trip to you! Call us today for details.


Attend a 1-day workshop to learn a specific skill, meet a visiting artist, or go on an organized outing.

art therapy

We welcome the use of the creative process as a means of healing. Through one-on-one sessions, an individual can regain a sense of self worth and put meaning back into life.


Book a fundraising event and gather a group of 15 or more. 20% of proceeds will go to your non-profit of choice.


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