By registering for a class at Greenwich House Pottery, the student understands and accepts the Pottery's policies and guidelines, which are outlined here. Greenwich House Pottery reserves the right to exclude from programs and activities anyone who fails to abide by the institution's rules and practices.


  • Studio Guidelines and all rules of conduct are detailed in the Pottery Handbook, which will be handed out the first day of class by instructors and is also available in the Administration Office.
  • A copy of our Clay and Glaze Handbook is available for purchase for $20 in the Administration Office or you may download the Clay and Glaze Handbook for free.


  • LATE REGISTRATION: Late registration is not permitted for six-week classes. For classes that run more than 6-weeks, registration is permitted up to the second week of class. Registration after the second week of class may be permitted at the discretion of the instructor.  We do not prorate for late registration.
  • REFUNDS: All requests for refunds must be made in writing. Requests must be received by the Administrative Office one week prior to the first day of class to be considered for a full refund. Written requests received less than a week and at least one day prior to the first class will receive a 75 percent refund. Written requests received at least one day prior to the second class will receive a 50 percent refund. After the second day of class no refunds will be issued. Students must call the Education Coordinator to confirm receipt of their written request. All refunds are subject to a $25 administrative fee.  Please allow 4-6 weeks for the refund to be processed.
  • ONE-DAY AND SUMMER WORKSHOP REFUND POLICY: Requests for a refund must be received in writing by the Administrative Office three weeks prior to the first day of the workshop. Full tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. No refunds will be given after that date.
  • TRANSFERS: Students enrolled in classes are permitted to transfer to a class within the same term up to the second week of class provided there is an available seat. Six-Week Classes: Transfers for six-week classes are permitted  to another six-week class prior to the second class and are subject to instructor approval provided there is an available seat in the class. Transfers must be made within the same six-week section. If all classes in the current session are full, transfers are not permitted. Any transfers to alternate terms or sections are subject to refund and registration policies.
  • MAKE-UP CLASSES: The Pottery will make every effort to provide make-up classes for those missed due to emergency weather closings, however is not responsible for issuing reimbursements or providing make-up classes for those missed due to illnesses, substitute teachers, or other events beyond our control. Alternate make-up classes are not permitted. We do not prorate for missed classes.
  • CLASS CANCELLATIONS: Classes with inadequate enrollment will be cancelled. Registered students will be notified as soon as possible and given the opportunity to transfer to another class. In the event that an alternative class can not be chosen a refund will be issued.  Refunds will include the total cost of tuition.
  • RETURNED CHECKS: Checks returned due to insufficient funds will be charged a $35 fee; no future checks will be accepted.
  • LOCKERS: Lockers are available for students to rent while they are attending classes. Locker rentals are arranged in person only.
    1) All locker renewal fees must be paid by the last day of the term if you plan to continue to use a locker for the following term.
    2) All unpaid lockers will be emptied at the end of each term.
    3) Unclaimed items will be discarded at the end of the second week of the new term (except in the case of summer term, when there is no grace period for items left behind after the term ends).
    4) All lockers must be emptied by the end of the summer term. No items can be stored in the studio between summer and fall terms.
  • The Pottery is not liable for damage or loss of ceramic work or personal property.
  • All programs are subject to change or cancellation.
  • The student agrees, at all times, to indemnify, protect and save harmless Greenwich House, Inc., and Greenwich House Pottery (collectively, "Greenwich House") from and against any and all losses, damages, suits, claims, demands, costs, and charges that Greenwich House may directly or indirectly suffer, sustain or be subjected to, by, or on account of (i) the student's entry upon, occupancy, or use of the Pottery facility; or (ii) the student's conduct in the Pottery facility – whether such losses or damages are sustained by Greenwich House directly, or by other persons or entities (including employees of Greenwich House or any corporations), who may seek to hold Greenwich House liable. This indemnification shall not apply to instances attributable to the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Greenwich House.
  • Greenwich House is committed to fostering cultural diversity and has a non-discrimination policy that provides equal opportunity for all members of the community.

Greenwich House Pottery
16 Jones Street
New York, NY 10014
(212) 242-4106
(Note: GHP is not ADA accessible)

Studio Hours:
Monday: 6:00–10:00pm
Tuesday–Friday: 9:30am–10:00pm
Saturday: 9:30am–6:00pm
Sunday: 9:30am–5:00pm
See calendar below for exceptions.

Jane Hartsook Gallery 
Wednesday – Saturday:  
12:00 – 6:00 p.m. 
(or by appointment)
Email or call at 212-242-4106 x25

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Greenwich House Pottery 
16 Jones Street 
New York, NY 10014