WELCOME TO THE TEACHERS LOUNGE
Greetings Art Educators, Ceramics Instructors, and School Purchasing Agents,
We would like to introduce ourselves as your new source for classroom ceramics supplies for your schools. Sheffield Pottery offers the nations most complete offerings to outfit and maintain any pottery and ceramics program, as well as knowledgeable support and service. We are an authorized distributor of all major brands of kilns, potters wheels, tools, safety equipment, studio furniture and glazes. We also manufacture our own premier line of clay bodies. We warehouse a massive inventory of dry materials ready to ship at all times. Ask about inside delivery and set-up of equipment in the North-East !
We offer special pricing for all schools and institutions including delivered pricing and free shipping deals to save you money and to help you quickly calculate an accurate budget. We are participants in cooperative state and district contracts through BOCES, Ed-Data, TEC and many more. Our price match policy ensures that you will always get the best possible pricing.
So please add Sheffield Pottery Ceramics Supplies to your bid and quote lists ! Contact us with your supply list quote or for more information on our art supplies for schools.
If you are looking for the clay prices including delivery please jump to "the Easy Way to Buy Clay." There you will find the Air-dry Clay and other clays you may have sampled at the conferences. Find your zip code and jump to the prices for for school art supplies for your zone.
For other specials and coupons for ceramic and pottery art supplies for schools and art educators please continue to read below...
Sheffield Pottery is pleased to offer special Educational Discounts on school art supplies to all Art Educators, Schools and Not For Profit (N.F.P.) organizations.
Shown above right: Boys and girls in pottery class at King School 1915. A female teacher is overseeing a boy who is either incising or painting his pot. King School was located at 2420 West Harrison Street in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois.
- Purchase Orders Welcome: You will be able to enter a Credit Card or Purchase Order Number as your method of payment at check out.
- Shipping charges are not calculated by our shopping cart system. You will be able choose that we contact you with your total including shipping before processing payment if you desire.
Photo Coutesy of DN-0064493, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.
If your school purchases via bids, please add us on your bid list:
Bid Requests may be mailed, faxed or emailed.
You may also contact us at at 888.774-2529 ext. 13 to discuss your institution's specific bid requirements.
You may use your shopping cart to build a printed list to submit to your purchasing department.
You may print and fax your order to us if your school does not allow eCommerce.
We are a full service company offering professional delivery, installation and set-up of ceramics studio equipment.
We supply school art departments with art supplies and all of their ceramics studio needs: from kindergarten classrooms through graduate level fine arts studios. We also sponsor many exhibit awards and contribute clay and supplies to several charitable projects, workshops and residency programs.
Typical Sheffield Pottery products found in the classroom include:
Shown right: Young women sitting at desks made for pottery working during a pottery class at Englewood High School in Chicago, Illinois 1921.
- Safety tested high and low fire clay bodies such as Mass White and Mass Red.
- Self Hardening Clay: great for younger students.
- A wide variety of classroom-safe AP safe glazes.
- Brushes, sponges and hand tools.
- Kilns, mixers and puggers for advanced ceramics studies.
- Tables, cabinets and other studio furniture.
- Air filtration systems, gloves, respirators and other safety equipment.
- Ceramic reference and pottery project books for young and old.
Courtesy of Chicago Daily News negatives collection, DN-0003451. Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society.