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Shockoe Bottom Clay

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great place for beautiful & unusual handmade pottery items

This shop is both a studio & consignment shop for local ceramic & pottery artists -some of whom we... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Fantastic spot for handcrafted, functional art!

I was lucky enough to find Shockoe Bottom Clay on a recent trip to Richmond. It is a wonderful... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
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We are makers, creating ceramic sculpure and functional pottery. There are eight working studios and another 22 ceramic artists featured in the Gallery. As craftsman and artists we are committed to the cultivation of a ceramic community in the heart...more
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1714 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223-6960
+1 804-775-0832
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

This shop is both a studio & consignment shop for local ceramic & pottery artists -some of whom we could talk to in the shop. There are the standard mugs and bowls but also some lovely platters, wall pieces and decorative items with unusual designs,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank breakfaster
SusanG3706, Owner at Shockoe Bottom Clay, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2018

Thanks! We have over twenty-five Virginia ceramic artists represented in the gallery and welcome visitors to peruse the gallery and studios. We are all artists and pride ourselves on featuring a wide range of talent. Thanks for supporting the arts!

Reviewed September 26, 2018

I was lucky enough to find Shockoe Bottom Clay on a recent trip to Richmond. It is a wonderful gallery showcasing the work of local ceramic artisans who have studios on the premises as well as the work of some regional artists. They have lots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Ceramic artists have studios here and sell their beautiful work! It seems like a fun community, and the items for sale are gorgeous!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Shockoe Bottom Clay is a great place to visit. Huge gallery space with mostly local, but very high quality handmade pottery. All kinds of pottery to suit anyones taste. There is also a studio in the back that has artists working. They are welcoming and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

I love this studio/shop. The artists vary quite a bit in styles and are usually reasonable on their prices.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kacey G
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gallery and friendly owners. We visited on a day the store was closed, but when the owner saw us peeking in, she opened the gallery for us. Enjoyed visiting and hope to come back.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Fantastic studio with huge selection of unique pieces! Owners are so welcoming and really enjoy what they are doing! Great place to find a special gift for yourself or someone else, you’ll definitely find something wonderful!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Shockoe Bottom is very much under renovation but there are still many interesting shops, museums and the marvelous Main Street Train Station. The area was a significant part of the Richmond slave trade -- housing, selling and shipping slaves to areas further south. It will...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Susan G, Owner at Shockoe Bottom Clay, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2017

Thank you for your comments. History is an exercise in remembering so we can prevent mishaps from ever happening again. By studying history and having the information available we learn, grow and protect what is important. Stop by my shop next time you are in...More

Reviewed June 26, 2017

Some great trendy restaurants! Fun just to walk the streets and plan your meals! also in walking distance of the Canal walk and James River. Neat history as well.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank gayhayward
Reviewed June 14, 2017

This is a great cooperative studio space shared by over a dozen excellent artists. A lot of beautiful and creative pieces.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Yes and a studio