Why become a member?


The Burlington Potters Guild is a vibrant group of artists that welcomes all levels of experience from complete beginner to professional. We have a fabulous pottery studio housed at the Art Gallery of Burlington, which is also home to 7 other guilds. Inspiration is never far away!

BPG is run by its members, with a volunteer Executive Committee that meets ten times per year, to help shape the direction of the Guild.


Membership entitles you to:

  1. Reduced fees for Guild workshops
  2. Borrowing privileges from the Guild’s library
  3. 5% off at Pottery Supply House
  4. The use of the pottery studio equipped with:
  • 12 electric wheels
  • large extruder
  • spray booth
  • slab roller
  • pug mill
  • large gas kiln, 4 electric kilns and, 1 dedicated Guild electric kiln
  • raku kiln

The Potters’ studio is open to members all day and evening every Tuesday, plus anytime when no AGB classes are taking place.

GUILD ACTIVITIES

• Annual Curated Exhibition in April
• Ten monthly general meetings (3rd Tue. of every
month), with guest ceramic artists who demonstrate
their skills, and share their inspiration and techniques
• Two Guild raku firings and potluck dinner (June and
December)
• Two Sales opportunities per year: Spring Kaleidoscope Sale in April and Christmas Sale in November at the AGB
• Kiln training and workshops as well as group firings
• Opportunity to exhibit your work in our show cases on
a rotating basis

 

 

MEMBERSHIP FEES

Membership is from January to December.
Annual Fees:      Individual $40      Family $50
20 Hours of volunteer time are requested per year. A list of volunteer opportunities will be provided with your Welcome Package. 50 hours of volunteer time in one calendar year entitles you to a free parking pass for the following year.

Payment can be made in the following ways:

  1. E-transfer to: bpgtreasurer1@gmail.com, email membership application as well.
  2. Cheque made out to The Burlington Potters Guild and mailed/delivered, along with your filled in membership application to:
    Burlington Potters Guild,
    ℅ Art Gallery of Burlington,
    1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON L7S 1A9
  3. Or in person: drop by on a Tuesday evening and bring your cash/cheque and membership application along to give to an executive member.

For more information about the Guild, please email
info@burlingtonpottersguild.com

NOTE: A membership to the Art Gallery of Burlington is required to join the BPG. You can join the AGB HERE.