At Throwing Mud Gallery, you’ll find creativity expressed in all forms!

We offer welcoming and friendly pottery classes for both beginner and experienced adult potters to enhance their creativity while playing with clay.

The Contemporary Crafts Gallery showcases the works of over 100 local and regional artists. We offer a large selection of pottery, jewelry, wood, glass, metal and more. From functional to whimsical to decorative, there is something for everyone on your gift list.

Our Paint Your Own Pottery studio is open for drop-in visits anytime we’re open. Select a piece of pottery and add your own special creative color and design.

Throwing Mud Gallery is located in the historical Old Town District in Tacoma, Washington.  The gallery’s mission is to encourage creativity and an understanding of quality handcrafted art through its retail gallery and pottery classes.

2212 N. 30th Street
Tacoma, WA 98403
(253) 254-7961


Monday: Noon to 5 pm
Tues-Fri: 10 am to 5 pm
Sat: 10 am to 4 pm
Closed Sundays










Latest from Throwing Mud Gallery

Student Pottery

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I know I’m not totally objective, but we have the most creative people taking pottery classes from us!  It’s always fun to look through the items when we unload the kiln.  Here’s a... READ MORE

Family Pottery Project

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Alex and her mom came into the shop several months ago with an idea.  Alex’s idea was to build her grandmother a potting bench and have each person in the family paint a... READ MORE