Youth Workshops

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Various dates and locations-FREE

Children grades 3-6 create their own clay art inspired by the book “In My Mother’s House” by Ann Nolan Clark. Each participant will take home their own CLAY creation! Limit 15 per session: register in person the day of the workshop.

Gila Public Library July 15, 10a - 12noon and 1p - 3p

LOCATION: Gila Public Library 411 NM-211, Gila, NM 88038

Silver City Public Library July 16 - 18, Tues|Wed|Thur 2p - 3:30p

LOCATION: Silver City Public Library 515 W College Ave, Silver City, NM 88061

Bayard Public Library July 16 - 18, Tues|Wed|Thur 2p - 3:30p

LOCATION: Bayard Public Library 1112 Central Ave, Bayard, NM 88023


Saturday, July 21, 11a - 2p-FREE

Get your hands dirty and PLAY with CLAY! Pre-K to Grade 6, everyone gets to take home their MudFun creations, made from self hardening clay. Children must be accompanied by and adult at all times.

Clay Rodeo

Sunday, July 21, 11a - 2p-FREE

LOCATION: The HUB Courtyard 601 N. Bullard St, Silver City, NM 88061

All ages welcome!

Outdoor CLAY Makers Market

Saturday, July 20, 10a - 4p-FREE


Local live music, dancing, storytelling, all ages welcome!

Mud Pie Contest

Saturday, July 20, 11a, Silver City Farmers Market-FREE | Registration required

LOCATION: Silver City Farmers Market 700 N Bullard St, Silver City, NM 88061

An invitation for children of ALL ages and adults too. Have FUN and get CREATIVE making a magnificent “mud” pie for our 2nd annual contest.

Prizes awarded to the top three pies!!

Please register in advance below…

Name *


Saturday, July 20, 9a - 11a-FREE

LOCATION: Silco Theatre, 311 N Bullard St, Silver City, NM 88061

The Silco Theatre will be showing clay-animated classics - a great way to start the day of CLAY fun in downtown Silver City!


Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19

Adobe Building | Cobb Building | Natural Earthen Plaster Techniques

Scholarships available

Applicants must be 14 - 18 years old

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