Wouldn't it be nice to have a hobby where you didn't have to buy tons of supplies? Where you can go and relax and just paint all your cares away? Well, welcome to Art Bayou Studio!

We're a paint your own pottery studio. We have hundreds of bisque to choose from so you can make your "one of a kind" piece.

They make great gifts for:

The person who has everything

Grandparents who can't get enough of their precious little ones

Yourself...you deserve it!

You don't have to be an artist. We'll help you as little or as much as you want to create your one of a kind masterpiece

You can't go wrong because it's Art by you!

Art Bayou is

Located at:

The Shoppes at Stadium Drive

3306 Stadium Drive

Kalamzoo, MI 49008

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Labor Day - Memorial Day
Fall Business Hours
Monday *Closed
Tuesday 12-7
Wednesday 12-7
Thursday 12-9
Friday 12-7
Saturday 10-6
Sunday 1-4
Memorial Day - Labor Day
Summer Business Hours
Monday 11-6
Tuesday 11-6
Wednesday 11-6
Thursday 11-9
Friday 11-6
Saturday 11-4
Sunday *Closed

We take the last painter one hour prior to close. Please be advised that if there are not any painters creating at that time, we reserve the right to close at that time.

All hours in the above charts is for walk-in.
Hours with astericks near them is for appointments only.
Holiday events is posted in the Event page.

If you have any additional questions you can fill out a form by pressing the button below to contact me.

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How it works

1. Choose
Choose which piece or pieces of bisque you would like to create your masterpiece on.

2. Design
Design your one of a kind work of art. There are lots of idea books to look through to jump-start your creative juices. We have stencils, stamps, sponges, tracing paper and contact paper for those who would like to
use them.

3. Paint
Paint your bisque using the tremendous palette that we have available for you. Specialty paints are also available if you want to create something extraordinary!

4. Glaze and Fire
Leave your piece with Art Bayou and we will glaze and fire it for you in our kiln. It will be ready for pick up in about a week.

5. Enjoy
Enjoy your one of a kind art piece made by you!

Studio fee is $8 for adults and $6 for kids 12 and under. Add this to the price of the bisque and that is it for the entire day. Studio fee includes the use of the studio, stamps, stencils, paper, sponges, idea books and help from our experienced team. It also includes the glazing and
firing process.


We Offer three types
of parties:

1. The host sets the limit for
each guest.

2. The host can have the guests do all the same item.

3. The host can come in before hand and choose a selection of items that the guests can
choose from.

What Constitutes a party?

1. Parties must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. This is to make sure that we have ample staff on hand to help facilitate your party. A $25 nonrefundable deposit is required to "save the date." This will be applied towards the total bill on the party date.

2. All groups must be at least 6 painters to be considered a party.

3. Adults paint for $6 and kids paint for $4 plus the price of the bisque selected.


In search of a creative fundraiser to boost your non-profit budget?

Art Bayou Studio has the perfect opportunity for your school, youth group, charity, or non-profit group. Fundraising with Art Bayou Studio is fun, flexible, & profitable!

Tile Murals

~ Beautify your school of building with a tile mural
~ Great for Graduating classes
~ Proceeds are contributed to
your organization

A painting booth is both fun for all ages and is profitable. Painters can keep their tile for themselves or they can be used for a group project in your building.

Masterpieces for Auction

~ Excellent team building activity
~ Materials and staff provided by Art Bayou Studio
~ Proceeds are contributed to
your organization

How about a set of dessert dishes created by your child's second grade class...or holiday masterpieces designed by your youth group...the opportunities are endless! Once created, your ceramic creations can be auctioned off at your annual fundraising event.