Weekly Firing Package



Weekly Firing Package – Starting May 5

This package includes 1 bisque and 1 glaze firing per week. Glazing is not included in this package while our studio is closed.

Drop-off Time: Work may be dropped off Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 12-5 pm

Drop-off Location: Please park on Guillemard St. near the gate, Call when you arrive and we will open the gate. (850) 429 -1222.

Prepayment: The firing package can be purchased online, by clicking the Sign-Up button, or by phone (850) 429 -1222. Please pay in advance, payment will not be accepted at the time of drop-off.

Purchasing Clay: If you need to purchase clay while dropping off work please call at least 2 hours before you plan to arrive so we can prepare your order. You can email sales@firstcityart.org, or call (850) 429-1222

Firing Cost: $20 per week for students, studio assistants, and instructors.

We ask that only one person bring work in at a time, and that you maintain social distancing with staff while on campus. Please be patient if someone has arrived before you.

The weekly firing package will be offered contingent on the safety recommendations of the CDC. FCAC may discontinue the weekly firing package at any time for the safety of the community. In the case of cancellation, your payment will be refunded.



The packages below are unavailable at this time

All non-students using open studio are required to pay first, attend a 30-minute orientation and sign a liability waiver.

If you are a member of the Pottery Guild, Open Studio Rates are discounted based on volunteer hours worked at FCAC per month. All Pottery Guild members must remain active members of FCAC to receive discounts. Please contact us if you are interested in becoming a member of the Pottery Guild. Open Studio Pricing for Pottery Guild

Contact the First City Art Center office at 850-429-1222 to get started!

Open Studio Pricing: Postponed

Includes use of ceramics department equipment and tools to create clay items — glazing is NOT included in this pricing. If using personal glazes on FCAC site, customer should pay this fee.

Member: $93.50 per month
Non-Member: $110 per month


Use of FCAC glazes, glaze tools and use of FCAC facility for glazing only.

Member: $25.50 per month
Non-Member: $30 per month

Electric Kiln Firing:

Items will be fired along with student work.

Member: $51 per month
Non-Member: $60 per month

Full Service:

One month of all-inclusive open studio, glazing, electric kiln firing.

Member: $170 per month
Non-Member: $200 per month

  • Prices shown are for the electric kilns only. Gas and Raku kilns have separate pricing.
  • Billing starts on the first of the month and runs through the last day of each month.
  • Student work has priority for filling the kiln.
  • Work left on the shelves over 30 days will be removed.


We are a distributor for Standard Ceramic Supply Company and Laguna Clay. We have a wide variety of clays for purchase, in addition to a limited supply of clay tools, brushes, raw materials, and glazes. For more information on what we currently carry in stock, please email Clare at sales@firstcityart.org, or call her at 850-792-5162 or 850-429-1222.


Cancellation Policy

Students will receive a refund of tuition minus 10% if the student contacts us no later than 7 days prior to the first day of class. Cancellations up to 48 hours before the start of the class will receive a 50% refund. Any cancellations within 48 hours before the start of the class, or after the class has begun will not be refunded. In the case of an emergency, the student may be able to transfer their payment towards another class based on availability.

Class sizes are limited and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Unfortunately, FCAC is unable to prorate students for missed classes or classes that they are unable to attend. We strive to provide the highest quality art classes and we value your feedback. If you would like to share your experience or have questions or concerns, please email us at create@firstcityart.org.

COVID-19 Class Cancellation Policy- MORE INFO


  • All studios are currently closed. We will continue to fire our kilns for those who have signed up for a weekly firing package.


  • Prices shown are for the electric kilns only. Gas and Raku kilns are available for additional fees.
  • Student work has priority for filling the kiln.
  • Any work left over 45 days will be removed.
  • See our Clay and Ceramic Supplies page for pricing on materials.