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

Want to learn how to MAKE pottery?

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

Looking to BUY beautiful handmade art?

The Contemporary Crafts Gallery showcases the works of over 100 local and regional artists. We feature 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.

Want to PAINT pottery?

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

We will close at 3pm on
Friday, July 3rd
and will be closed
July 4th!










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