Volunteers Wanted! We need YOU!

Volunteers are needed at Clay on Main and various other locations for the following events:

Half Moon hospitality crew:  Our Half Moon Cafe events need a hospitality host the night of each show during the Fall season.

A list of dates for each show, as well as performing act can be found here.  To understand what that may require, take a look at our quick checklist for volunteers: Half Moon Hospitality List.


We also need volunteers for a community outreach project at the Keim Homestead Music Fest on OCTOBER 1st.  The activities are from 11 to 5pm, and we will need help through out the day.  We will set up our usual make and take it activity, and everything will be explained, so no experience is necessary.

Think you’d like to do this?  Contact us via Dolores Kirschner (dlrs.kirschner@gmail.com), or by calling the studio at 610-987-0273.

We can’t do it without you, so thanks!

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Annual Board Meeting- Sept. 20th, 6:30 PM

Every year Clay on Main’s Board sits down to discuss the year in review, as well as goals and needs for the upcoming year.  This board meeting is open to anyone interested in the state of Clay on Main.

This year’s board meeting will take place on

hand-1299663TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 20th, at 6:30 PM.

A light snack will be available, as well as time to discuss and share ideas for the new year.

MARK IT ON YOUR CALENDARS!  Clay on Main has grown in leaps and bounds in the past year, and we will continue to do great things as we look towards the future.  Thanks for being a part of it all!


Feldenkrais Classes for the Fall

Want to try something new to keep your body moving?  Give Feldenkrais a try!

Feldenkrais exercises improve the body without stretching or muscular effort. The movements are remarkably gentle and done slowly, which contradicts almost every other physical exercise modality. With the Feldenkrais Method, improvements can seem to take place magically, easily, and often immediately. But why? How exactly does this remarkable form of exercise and treatments work? And, what can you do to increase its effectiveness and preserve its benefits for the longest possible time.

Check out our page to find our more!

Clay on Main represented at Maidencreek Old-Time Music Festival

Dolores working with clay.
Dolores working with clay.

Clay on Main was happy to be represented at the Maidencreek Old-Time Music Festival on July 10th, 2016.  It was our second year attending the event, with fearless leader Dolores Kirschner manning a stand and demonstrating ceramics to passersby.  This event is held every year at Maier’s Grove in Blandon, PA.  Clay on Main adds a unique element to the music themed festival, and we were just so glad to participate!

Read a little about what Maidencreek Festival organizers have to say about Clay on Main here.

Dolores Kirschner mans the table representing Clay on Main.
Dolores Kirschner mans the table representing Clay on Main.

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IMPORTANT: August Open Studio Schedule UPDATE!

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  To give our members and volunteers a much needed break from all their hard work, Clay on Main is reducing the number of OPEN STUDIO hours during the first three weeks of the month of August ONLY.  If you’re registered for a CLASS, your class will not be affected.

Some of our volunteers and members will be having some fun in the sun while the weather is hot, and before our Fall/Winter events start again in September.  The limited open studio hours will only affect days from August 1st through the 22nd, and will resume as a normal schedule after the 22nd.

If you need to work on any projects or work with certain staff, you may wish to come during any of the following dates and times, or contact the studio to make other arrangements:

Open Studio Hours, August 2016:

AUGUST 1st ( MON.):  7-9 PM      w/ Dolores

AUGUST 2nd (TUE.): 12-2PM      w/ Mary Ann

AUGUST 3rd (WED.): 12-      w/ Elise & Pirjo

AUGUST 5th (FRI.):  12-2PM     w/ Lizzy


AUGUST 8th (MON.): 7-9PM     w/  Terre

AUGUST 9th (TUE.):   12-2PM     w/  Lizzy

AUGUST 10th (WED.): 12-     w/  Elise & Pirjo 

AUGUST 12th (FRI.):  12-2PM      w/ Lizzy


AUGUST 15th (MON.): 7-9PM     w/ Terre

AUGUST 16th (TUES.):12 -2PM     w/ Lizzy

AUGUST 17th (WED.): 12-     w/ Elise & Pirjo

AUGUST 19th (FRI.): 12-2PM     w/  Lizzy


AUGUST 22nd (MON.): 7-9PM     w/ Dolores



If you have any questions, feel free to contact the studio.  Have a great August and enjoy the Summer!  And don’t forget to look for those new workshops coming up next month!



NEW Workshop Schedule- Fall/Winter/Spring. Sign up anytime!

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  Our new workshop schedule is up!

Check out our events page for all of our NEW and returning workshops through Spring of 2017.  Don’t forget– you can register for workshops online!  Just click the highlighted ‘shop’ in the workshop for which you wish to register, or visit the shop here.

As always, you can register via phone by calling the studio at 610-987-0273.  Our workshops are Saturdays from 10am – 1pm, and most cost just $50 plus material fees.  Material fees can vary, so check your workshop’s page for specific fees, which can be paid during your time at the studio.

Hope to see you in the studio!

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John Paul II Center gets excited about the new mural at Clay on Main

As many CoM supporters know, we see students from the John Paul II Center from time to time in the studio as they join Dolores and other studio volunteers to explore their creativity through clay.  We’ve been fortunate to organize a mural project with the JPII Center and Nancy Yeager, poet laureate, who wrote a poem inspired by statements from the students.  The mural itself is slated to be completed in the Fall of 2016.

The Center updated their students, faculty, and family members to the potential design of the mural as well.  Check out what they have to say about the project here!

Also, check back often as we update the timeline and the grand unveiling of this great project involving Clay on Main, poet laureate Nancy Yeager, and the John Paul II Center.