Upcoming Events/Announcements:

Come see some of our amazing guild members beautiful clay creations at the Wildfire Ceramics Showcase! Nov. 4th and 5th, 2017 at West Side Village School (Old Kingston School), 1101 NW 12th St., Bend, Oregon.  10-5 on Saturday; 10-4 on Sunday. We hope to see you there! 

Victoria Christen renowned Portland Oregon ceramic artist, is coming to Bend for the weekend of November 17-19, 2017 to give a workshop on her amazing pottery! Save the dates!  For more details, please click here.

Who are we? Artists in the Clay Guild of the Cascades (CGC) share a passion about clay with each other and the community. Our aim is to promote creative self-expression in clay, share knowledge and experience, and facilitate an appreciation of handmade pottery and ceramics.

Activities that support our aim are member meetings, educational workshops, cooperative purchases of supplies, exhibitions, and participation in charitable projects to such as Empty Bowls.

The Clay Guild of the Cascades meets quarterly on the second Monday of January, April, July, and October. If you know anyone who might be interested in joining our guild and hasn’t yet because of lack of information, shyness, whatever, have them come to our next meeting. The next meeting about Wildfire 2017 will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 10:00 a.m., at the Hutchinson Room, Deschutes Public Library downtown Bend Branch.You do not have to be a member to attend.

If there is something you want on the agenda, please contact Helen Bommarito at hbomm@bendbroadband.com before the meeting. You are welcome to bring any food, snacks or beverages.

Events and Studio Tours are scheduled on the alternate months of the Guild meetings when available. (February, April, June, August, October, December).


If you are interested in staying in touch with the Clay Guild and participating in or supporting its activities, please consider becoming a member or renewing your membership. It only costs $20 and comes with benefits!

Learn more about membership and its benefits.

To join now or renew your membership, download the Membership Application.