A Paint Your Own 
Pottery Studio

659 Franklin Ave Garden City, NY   
(516) 742-6030
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Once Upon A Dish is a fabulous, fun, paint-your-own-pottery studio for children and adults to relax, create and learn. No experience necessary to create one of a kind, totally functional, unique pottery.

No experience necessary... Create one of a kind, unique pottery that is totally functional, in a calm and soothing atmosphere that allows you to discover the artist within. Once upon a dish is a great place to bring family and friends.




11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.


$40.00 PER CLASS OR $200.00 for one week

 CALL FOR RESERVATIONS: (516) 742-6030)

Payment due at time of reservation AGES 6 AND UP


SESSION A: (7/8 7/12) (7/22-7/26) -(8/5-8/9)


v MONDAY- PAINT ON A FLOWER TILE: This is a new concept in our store. Paint on a tile with the imprint of a funky sunflower. No guessing, it is all there. Pre-lined with a sunflower, just like painting in a coloring book..

v TUESDAY PAINT A WATERMELON BOWLPaint a bowl using sponging technique to make the bowl look like a delicious watermelon.

v WEDNESDAY PAINT ON CANVAS: The newest craze, your child will paint on canvas by using the unique technique of tape and acrylic paint.

v THURSDAY UNDER THE SEA DINNER PLATE: Paint a dinner plate using our under the sea stamps.

v FRIDAY PAINT BY NUMBERS: The second newest craze to start is paint by numbers on canvas. Your child will paint a Unicorn on canvas by matching the numbers to the colors.


SESSION B: (7/15 - 7/19) (7/29- 8/2) - 8/12 - 8/16)


v MONDAY PAINT ON A MERMAID TILE: This is like our flower tile. Paint on a tile with the imprint of a Mermaid. No guessing, it is all there, pre-lined with a Mermaid, just like painting in a coloring book. Mermaids are the new Princesses.

v TUESDAY WATERMELON MUGPaint a soup mug using the same technique to make the bowl; thus having a matching set. Mug and bowl for soup, hot chocolate, or cereal. 

v WEDNESDAY PAINT BIRDHOUSE: Paint a birdhouse for all your fine-feathered friends, with different types of stamps, stencils, etc., using acrylic paint

v  THURSDAY INITIAL MUG: Using stencils and polka dots, your child will learn these new techniques that they can use on all forms of art. They will make a personalized mug with their initial.

v FRIDAY MOSAIC MIRRORUsing fun-colored tiles you will create a mirror suitable for hanging and definitely gift giving. 


Book early. ALL POTTERY IS FOOD-SAFE! RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED- Payment due at time of reservation.  Occasionally projects may change due to supply availability. We do our best to make appropriate substitutions.





Store Hours
Monday 11am - 5pm  
Tuesday 11am - 5pm    
Wednesday 11am - 5pm    
Thursday* 11am - 9pm    
Friday* 11am - 9pm    
Saturday 11am - 5pm    
Sunday 11am - 5pm    
* 6pm to 9pm for adults only

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