Welcome to the Iowa Ceramics Center & Glass Studio

Educational Programming in Clay and Warm Glass

Open House Family Fun Day!

Free Family Fun Day and Open House

Saturday, September 14th, from 10 am – 1 pm.

Come out to the center and create a birthday cupcake to celebrate our birthday! The Center will offer free family clay workshops throughout the day, including demonstrations to celebrate a decade of creating together. Items created will be fired, free of charge, and available for pickup at a later date.


Receive discounts on classes and workshops. Be first in line for tickets to special events!

Mobile Outreach

Bringing creativity in clay and glass to our community

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. We are dedicated to providing a place where creativity and community meet.

Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio is organized and operated by the non-profit Iowa Artworks Inc. We are supported by earned income, grants, private contributions and memberships.

Core Programs

Clay and warm glass for all ages and ability levels serving professional & amateur artists, K-12 youth, educational institutions, and community outreach.


The ICCGS maintains a vibrant Artist Residency Program, as well as studio space, equipment and master classes for serious amateur and professional artists.


Classes, workshops and seminars for interested adults


Supplemental art experiences for K-12 students, including classes, camps and outreach programs in the Cedar Rapids Schools

“It’s all about the community!”

- Bill Ball